Most Relevant Verses
Then she went and sat down nearby, about a bowshot away, for she said, “I can’t bear to watch the boy die!” So as she sat nearby, she wept loudly.
He replied, “I have been very zealous for the Lord God of Hosts, but the Israelites have abandoned Your covenant, torn down Your altars, and killed Your prophets with the sword. I alone am left, and they are looking for me to take my life.”
Why am I so depressed?
Why this turmoil within me?
Put your hope in God, for I will still praise Him,
my Savior and my God.
I said, “If only I had wings like a dove!
I would fly away and find rest. How far away I would flee;
I would stay in the wilderness.Selah I would hurry to my shelter
from the raging wind and the storm.”
For the choir director: according to “The Deer of the Dawn.” A Davidic psalm.My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?
Why are You so far from my deliverance
and from my words of groaning?
The Lord is near the brokenhearted;
He saves those crushed in spirit.
A joyful heart is good medicine,
but a broken spirit dries up the bones.
The people walking in darkness
have seen a great light;
a light has dawned
on those living in the land of darkness.
Joy and celebration are taken from the fertile field
and from the land of Moab.
I have stopped the flow of wine from the winepresses;
no one will tread with shouts of joy.
The shouting is not a shout of joy.