Do not be so distant from me, for trouble is at hand; indeed, there is no deliverer.
He humbled them through suffering, as they stumbled without a helper.
""Meroz is cursed!' declared the angel of the LORD. "Utterly and totally cursed are its inhabitants, because they never came to the aid of the LORD, to the aid of the LORD against the valiant warriors!'"
2 Kings 14:26
For the LORD observed Israel's bitter misery, and there was no one left, neither slave nor free, and there was no deliverer for Israel.
Jerusalem remembers her time of affliction and misery; all her valued belongings of days gone by, when her people fell into enemy hands, with no one to help her, and her enemies stared at her, mocking her downfall.
Our eyes failed, searching in vain for hope; we kept watching and looking for a nation that would not help.
There is no help within me, is there? My resources have been driven away from me, haven't they?
Look! This was the sin of your sister Sodom and her daughters: Pride, too much food, undisturbed peace, and failure to help the poor and needy.
The person who isn't with me is against me, and the person who isn't gathering with me is scattering.
When he pitches his royal pavilions between the seas facing the mountain of holy Glory, he'll come to his end, and no one will help him.'"
"You have destroyed yourself, Israel, although I remain your help.
When he saw the crowds, he was deeply moved with compassion for them, because they were troubled and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.
But you say, "Whoever tells his father or his mother, "Whatever support you might have received from me has been given to God,"
They tie up burdens that are heavy and unbearable and lay them on people's shoulders, but they refuse to lift a finger to remove them.
Jesus said, "How terrible it will be for you experts in the Law, too! You load people with burdens that are hard to carry, yet you don't even lift a finger to ease those burdens.
I'll scatter every attendant who surrounds him, along with his entire army, to every wind. When I unsheathe my sword to pursue them,
The sick man answered him, "Sir, I don't have anyone to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up. While I'm trying to get there, someone else steps down ahead of me."
"What a help you are to the weak! How powerfully you deliver those without strength!