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 it shall become unto you, a statute age-abiding, - In the seventh month on the tenth of the month, Shall ye humble you souls And, no work, shall ye do, The home-born, Or the sojourner that sojourneth in your midst;
1 Kings 21:27
And it came to pass, when Ahab heard these words, that he rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, - and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.
Isaiah 58:3
Wherefore have we Fasted and thou hast not seen? Humbled our soul, and thou wouldst take no note? Lo! in the day of your fast, ye take pleasure, But all your toilers, ye drive on!
Matthew 9:14
Then come near unto him the disciples of John, saying, - Wherefore do, we, and the Pharisees, fast, whereas, thy disciples, fast not?

My prayer

Matthew 10:13
And, if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it, but, if it be not worthy, let your peace, unto you, return.
Luke 10:6
And, if the son of peace be, there, your peace, shall rest upon it; but, otherwise, at least, unto you, shall it return.

General references

2 Samuel 1:12
And they lamented aloud, and wept, and fasted until the evening, - for Saul, and for Jonathan his son, and for the people of Yahweh, and for the house of Israel, because they had fallen by the sword.
Job 31:29
If rejoiced in the misfortune of him that hated me, or exulted when calamity found him; -
Matthew 5:44
But, I, say unto you, Be loving your enemies, and praying for them who are persecuting you:
Matthew 10:13
And, if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it, but, if it be not worthy, let your peace, unto you, return.
John 11:35
Jesus wept.