Though my father and my mother abandoned me, the LORD gathers me up.
So I confronted the officials and asked, "Why is the Temple of God neglected?" Then I gathered them together and put them back in their places.
I once was young and now I am old, but I have not seen a righteous person forsaken or his descendants begging for bread.
"He was despised and rejected by others, and a man of sorrows, intimately familiar with suffering; and like one from whom people hide their faces; and we despised him and did not value him.
My God! My God! Why have you abandoned me? Why are you so far from delivering me from my groaning words?
I am a stranger to my brothers, a foreigner to my mother's sons.
Has his gracious love ceased forever? Will his promise be unfulfilled in future generations?
"But Zion said, "The LORD has abandoned me, and my God has forgotten me.'
"For a brief moment I abandoned you; but I'll gather you with great compassion.
Because of all this, I weep; my eyes stream with tears because far from me is the comforter of my soul. My children are sorrowful, because the enemy has won.
But you have abandoned me and served other gods. Therefore I will no longer be delivering you.
We are now orphans without fathers and our mothers are like widows.
2 Timothy 4:16
At my first trial no one came to my defense. Everyone abandoned me. May it not be held against them!
"Indeed, my people have committed two evils: they have forsaken me, the fountain of living water, and they have dug cisterns for themselves, broken cisterns that cannot hold water."