Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom.

Bible References

Humbled

Leviticus 16:29
And let this be an order to you for ever: in the seventh month, on the tenth day, you are to keep yourselves from pleasure and do no sort of work, those who are Israelites by birth and those from other lands who are living among you:
1 Kings 21:27
Hearing these words, Ahab, in great grief, put haircloth on his flesh and went without food, sleeping in haircloth, and going about quietly.
Isaiah 58:3
They say, Why have we kept ourselves from food, and you do not see it? why have we kept ourselves from pleasure, and you take no note of it? If, in the days when you keep from food, you take the chance to do your business, and get in your debts;
Matthew 9:14
Then the disciples of John came to him, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees frequently go without food, but your disciples do not?

My prayer

Matthew 10:13
And if the house is good enough, let your peace come on it: but if not, let your peace come back to you.
Luke 10:6
And if a son of peace is there, your peace will be with him: but if not, it will come back to you again.

General references

2 Samuel 1:12
And till evening they gave themselves to sorrow and weeping, and took no food, weeping for Saul and for Jonathan, his son, and for the people of the Lord and for the men of Israel; because they had come to their end by the sword.
Job 31:29
If I was glad at the trouble of my hater, and gave cries of joy when evil overtook him;
Matthew 5:44
But I say to you, Have love for those who are against you, and make prayer for those who are cruel to you;
Matthew 10:13
And if the house is good enough, let your peace come on it: but if not, let your peace come back to you.
John 11:35
And Jesus himself was weeping.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain