Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.
For the music director; according to the al-tashcheth style; a psalm of Asaph; a song. We give thanks to you, O God! We give thanks! You reveal your presence; people tell about your amazing deeds.
Certainly his loyal followers will soon experience his deliverance; then his splendor will again appear in our land.
You are near, O Lord, and all your commands are reliable.
The Lord is near all who cry out to him, all who cry out to him sincerely.
Seek the Lord while he makes himself available; call to him while he is nearby!
Unto them, etc
The sacrifices God desires are a humble spirit -- O God, a humble and repentant heart you will not reject.
He heals the brokenhearted, and bandages their wounds.
The spirit of the sovereign Lord is upon me, because the Lord has chosen me. He has commissioned me to encourage the poor, to help the brokenhearted, to decree the release of captives, and the freeing of prisoners,
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and the regaining of sight to the blind, to set free those who are oppressed,
Such as, etc
2 Kings 22:19
You displayed a sensitive spirit and humbled yourself before the Lord when you heard how I intended to make this place and its residents into an appalling example of an accursed people. You tore your clothes and wept before me, and I have heard you,' says the Lord.
For this is what the high and exalted one says, the one who rules forever, whose name is holy: "I dwell in an exalted and holy place, but also with the discouraged and humiliated, in order to cheer up the humiliated and to encourage the discouraged.
My hand made them; that is how they came to be," says the Lord. I show special favor to the humble and contrite, who respect what I have to say.
I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit within you. I will remove the heart of stone from your body and give you a heart of flesh.