'Cry' in the Bible
"Look, you are pregnant and will give birth to a son," the angel of the LORD continued to say to her. "You will name him Ishmael, because the LORD has heard your cry of misery.
Then Jacob kissed Rachel and began to cry out loud.
The king of Egypt eventually died, and the Israelis groaned because of the bondage. They cried out, and their cry for deliverance from slavery ascended to God.
The LORD said, "I have certainly seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and I have heard their cry caused by their slave masters. I really do understand their pain,
Now, listen carefully! The cry of the Israelis has come to my attention about how severely the Egyptians have been oppressing them.
There will be a great cry throughout the land of Egypt, like there has never been and never will be again.
If you do mistreat them, they'll certainly cry out to me, and I'll immediately hear their cry.
He has not responded to iniquity in Jacob or gazed at mischief in Israel. The LORD his God is with them, and the triumphant cry of a king is among them.
then the two must be brought to the city gate and there they must be stoned to death the girl because she was in a city but did not cry out for help, and the man who abused a woman who was engaged to another man. By doing this you are to remove this evil from among you.
Pay his wages that same day before the sun sets, because he is poor and his livelihood depends on it. Otherwise, he may cry out to the LORD against you, and you will incur guilt."
When they sound a long blast with the ram's horn, as soon as you hear the sound of the trumpet, then the entire army is to cry out loud, the city wall will collapse, and then all of the soldiers are to charge straight ahead."
Go and cry out to the gods that you have chosen for yourselves. Let them deliver you in your time of trouble."
Then she continued talking with her father, "Do this for me: leave me alone by myself for two months. I'll go up to the mountains and cry there because I'll never marry. My friends and I will go."
They began to cry loudly again. So Orpah kissed her mother-in-law good-bye, but Ruth remained with her.
Elkanah would do this year after year, as often as Hannah went up to the house of the LORD. Likewise, Peninnah would provoke her, and Hannah would cry and would not eat.
Eli heard the sound of the cry and asked, "What is the meaning of this commotion?" Then the man quickly came and told Eli.
The people who did not die were afflicted with tumors of the groin, and the cry of the town went up to heaven.
When all of this comes about, you will cry out because of your king whom you chose for yourselves, but the LORD won't answer you at that time."
"About this time tomorrow I'll send you a man from the land of Benjamin, and you are to anoint him as Commander-in-Chief over my people Israel. He'll deliver my people from the control of the Philistines, because I've seen the suffering of my people and because their cry has come up to me."
David got up early in the morning, left the sheep with a keeper, took the supplies, and went as Jesse had directed him. He arrived at the encampment as the army was going out to the battle line, shouting the battle cry.
Then David and the people who were with him lifted their voices and cried until they had no more strength left to cry.
Pay attention to the prayer of your servant and to his request, LORD my God, and listen to the cry and prayer that your servant is praying in your presence today.
Then Elisha looked steadily at Hazael until Hazael grew ashamed, and then the man of God began to cry.
Pay attention to the prayer of your servant and to his request, LORD my God, and listen to the cry and prayer that your servant is praying in your presence.
Then the army of Judah sounded a war cry, and God routed Jeroboam and the entire army of Israel in front of Abijah and Judah.
"If evil comes upon us, such as war as punishment, disease, or famine and we stand in your presence in this Temple (because your Name is in this Temple) and cry out to you in our distress, then you will hear and deliver.'
At this, the entire community responded with a loud cry, "We will do just as you've spoken!
"You took note of the affliction of our ancestors in Egypt, and listened to their cry at the Red Sea.
When Mordecai learned all that had been done, he tore his garments and clothed himself in sackcloth and ashes. He went into the middle of the city and cried out with a loud and bitter cry.
"Cry out, won't you! Is there anyone who will answer you? To whom will you turn among the holy ones?
I cry for help to you, but you won't answer me; I stand still, but you only look at me.
"Surely he won't stretch his hand against the needy, will he, especially if they cry to him in their calamity?
"In growing darkness, I walked without sunlight; I stood in the congregation to cry for help.
"If my land were to cry out against me or if all its furrows wept as one,
As a result, the cries of the poor have reached him and he has heard the cry of the afflicted.
"They cry out because they have many oppressors; they cry for help because the powerful are abusing them.
"They cry out there, but he doesn't answer because of the arrogance of those who practice evil.
The godless at heart cherish anger; they won't cry out for help when God afflicts them.
Who prepares food for the raven, when its offspring cry out to God as they wander for lack of food?"
When the trumpet blasts he'll neigh, "Aha! Aha!' From a distance he can sense war, the war cry of generals, and their shouting."
I cry aloud to the LORD, and he answers me from his holy mountain. Interlude
But understand this: the LORD has set apart the godly for himself! The LORD will hear me when I cry out to him!
Pay attention to my cry for help, my king and my God, for unto you will I pray.
As an avenger of blood, he remembers them; he has not forgotten the cry of the afflicted.
LORD, hear my just plea! Pay attention to my cry! Listen to my prayer, since it does not come from lying lips.
In my distress I cried to the LORD; to my God I cried for help. From his Temple he heard my voice; my cry reached his ears.
Deliver us, LORD! Answer us, our King, on the day we cry out! To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
My God, I cry out to you throughout the day, but you do not answer; and throughout the night, but I have no rest.
Hear my voice, LORD, when I cry out! Be gracious to me and answer me.
To you, LORD, I cry out! My Rock, do not refuse to answer me. If you remain silent, I will become like those who descend into the Pit.
Hear the sound of my supplications when I cry to you for help, as I lift up my hands toward your most holy sanctuary.
The LORD hears those who cry out, and he delivers them from all their distress.
I am weak and utterly crushed; I cry out in distress because of my heart's anguish.
Hear my prayer, LORD, pay attention to my cry, and do not ignore my tears. I am an alien in your presence, a stranger just like my ancestors were.
I waited expectantly for the LORD, and he took notice of me and heard my cry.
Clap your hands, all you nations! Shout to God with a loud cry of joy!
God, hear my cry; pay attention to my prayer.
From the end of the earth I will cry to you whenever my heart is overwhelmed. Place me on the rock that's too high for me.
For he will deliver the needy when they cry out for help, and the poor when there is no deliverer.
At the sound of your battle cry, God of Jacob, both horse and chariot rider fell into deep sleep.
I cry out to God! I cry out to God and he hears me.
LORD, God of my salvation, by day and by night I cry out before you.
Let my prayer come before you; listen to my cry.
As for me, I cry out to you LORD, and in the morning my prayer greets you.
LORD, hear my prayer! May my cry for help come to you.
I get up before dawn and cry for help; I place my hope in your word.
May my cry arise before you, LORD; give me understanding according to your word.
I cry to you from the depths, LORD,
LORD, I call to you, be quick to listen to me when I cry out!
So I cry to you, Lord, declaring, "You are my refuge, my only possession while I am on this earth."
Pay attention to my cry, for I have been brought very low. Deliver me from my tormentors, for they are far too strong for me.
May our cattle grow heavy with young, with no damage or loss. May there be no cry of anguish in our streets!
He fulfills the desire of those who fear him, hearing their cry and saving them.
He gives wild animals their food, including the young ravens when they cry.
You will cry out in anguish when your end comes, when your flesh and body are consumed,
Whoever refuses to hear the cry of the poor will also cry himself, but he won't be answered.
Cry aloud, you daughter of Gallim! Pay attention, Laish! Poor Anathoth!
"Raise a banner on a bare hilltop! Cry out loud to them! Give a wave of the hand, signaling for them to enter the gates of the nobles.
Wail, you gate! Cry out, you city! Melt away, all you Philistines! For smoke comes from the north, and there's no one to take measure in its festivals.
Heshbon and Elealeh cry out, their voices are heard as far as Jahaz; therefore the loins of Moab cry aloud; its heart quakes for itself.
My heart cries out over Moab; her fugitives flee as far as Zoar, as far as Eglath-shelishiyah. For at the ascent to Luhith they go up weeping; on the road to Horonaim they raise a cry of destruction.
For the cry has gone out along the border of Moab; her wailing reaches as far as Eglaim, her wailing reaches as far as Beer-elim.
It will be a sign and a witness to the LORD of the Heavenly Armies in the land of Egypt; when they cry out to the LORD because of their oppressors, he will send them a savior, and he will come down and rescue them.
Indeed, you people who live in Zion and in Jerusalem, you will weep no more. How gracious the LORD will be to you at the sound of your cry! As soon as he hears it, he will answer you.
"Listen! Their brave men cry out in the streets; the envoys of peace weep bitterly.
A voice says, "Cry out!" So I asked, "What am I to cry out?" "All humanity is grass, and all its loyalty is like the flowers of the field.
Let the desert cry out, its towns and the villages where Kedar lives; and let those who live in Sela sing for joy. Let them shout aloud from the mountaintops.
"I have certainly stayed silent for a long time; I've kept still and held myself back. Now, like a woman giving birth, I'll cry out. All of a sudden I'll gasp and pant.
This is what the LORD says, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: "For your sake I will send to Babylon, and bring them all down as fugitives. Now as for the Babylonians, their ringing cry will become lamentation.
When you cry out, let your collection deliver you! The wind will carry them all off, and a mere breath will sweep them all away." "But whoever takes refuge in me will possess the land, and will inherit my holy mountain.
Then you'll call, and the LORD will answer; you'll cry for help, and he'll respond, "Here I am.' "If you do away with the yoke among you, and pointing fingers and malicious talk;
My servants will sing in gladness of heart, but you'll cry for help from anguish of heart, and you'll howl from brokenness of spirit.
I'll rejoice over Jerusalem, and take delight in my people; no longer will the sound of weeping be heard in it, nor the cry of distress.
Young lions roar at him, they cry out loudly. They have made his land into a wasteland, and his cities are destroyed so they are without inhabitants.
Declare in Judah, make known in Jerusalem, by saying, "Blow the trumpet in the land, cry out, and say, "Gather together and let's go to the fortified cities!'
"Tell the nations, "Here they come!' Proclaim to Jerusalem, "The besieging forces are coming from a distant land. They cry out against the cities of Judah.
I heard a cry like that of a woman in labor, anguish like one giving birth to her firstborn, the cry of the daughter of Zion gasping for air, stretching out her hand: "Woe is me! I'm about to faint in front of killers!"
"As for you, don't pray on behalf of this people, don't cry or offer a petition for them, and don't plead with me, for I won't listen to you.
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