I call to You; save me,
and I will keep Your decrees.
A song of ascents.In my distress I called to the Lord,
and He answered me.
A song of ascents.Out of the depths I call to You, Yahweh!
?QofI call with all my heart; answer me, Lord.
I will obey Your statutes.
Now while I was prophesying, Pelatiah son of Benaiah died. Then I fell facedown and cried out with a loud voice: “Oh, Lord God! Will You bring to an end the remnant of Israel?”
For the One who seeks an accounting
for bloodshed remembers them;
He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.
but caused the poor to cry out to Him,
and He heard the outcry of the afflicted.
If you do mistreat them, they will no doubt cry to Me, and I will certainly hear their cry.
For it is his only covering; it is the clothing for his body. What will he sleep in? And if he cries out to Me, I will listen because I am compassionate.
1 Samuel 9:16
“At this time tomorrow I will send you a man from the land of Benjamin. Anoint him ruler over My people Israel. He will save them from the hand of the Philistines because I have seen the affliction of My people, for their cry has come to Me.”
Then He said, “What have you done? Your brother’s blood cries out to Me from the ground!
After a long time, the king of Egypt died. The Israelites groaned because of their difficult labor, and they cried out; and their cry for help ascended to God because of the difficult labor.
Then the Lord said, “I have observed the misery of My people in Egypt, and have heard them crying out because of their oppressors, and I know about their sufferings.
The Israelites’ cry for help has come to Me, and I have also seen the way the Egyptians are oppressing them.
Therefore I will respond with wrath. I will not show pity or spare them. Though they cry out in My ears with a loud voice, I will not listen to them.”