'Cry' in the Bible
Yahweh said, "Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous,
When Esau heard the words of his father, he cried with an exceeding great and bitter cry, and said to his father, "Bless me, even me also, my father."
It happened in the course of those many days, that the king of Egypt died, and the children of Israel sighed because of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up to God because of the bondage.
Yahweh said, "I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, for I know their sorrows.
Now, behold, the cry of the children of Israel has come to me. Moreover I have seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them.
The number of the bricks, which they made before, you require from them. You shall not diminish anything of it, for they are idle; therefore they cry, saying, 'Let us go and sacrifice to our God.'
There shall be a great cry throughout all the land of Egypt, such as there has not been, nor shall be any more.
Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and there was a great cry in Egypt, for there was not a house where there was not one dead.
Yahweh said to Moses, "Why do you cry to me? Speak to the children of Israel, that they go forward.
If you take advantage of them at all, and they cry at all to me, I will surely hear their cry;
He said, "It isn't the voice of those who shout for victory, neither is it the voice of those who cry for being overcome; but the noise of those who sing that I hear."
"The leper in whom the plague is shall wear torn clothes, and the hair of his head shall hang loose. He shall cover his upper lip, and shall cry, 'Unclean! Unclean!'
All Israel that were around them fled at the cry of them; for they said, "Lest the earth swallow us up!"
Beware that there not be a base thought in your heart, saying, "The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand;" and your eye be evil against your poor brother, and you give him nothing; and he cry to Yahweh against you, and it be sin to you.
then you shall bring them both out to the gate of that city, and you shall stone them to death with stones; the lady, because she didn't cry, being in the city; and the man, because he has humbled his neighbor's wife: so you shall put away the evil from the midst of you.
in his day you shall give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down on it; for he is poor, and sets his heart on it: lest he cry against you to Yahweh, and it be sin to you.
Go and cry to the gods which you have chosen. Let them save you in the time of your distress!"
The men who didn't die were struck with the tumors; and the cry of the city went up to heaven.
The children of Israel said to Samuel, "Don't cease to cry to Yahweh our God for us, that he will save us out of the hand of the Philistines."
You shall cry out in that day because of your king whom you shall have chosen you; and Yahweh will not answer you in that day."
"Tomorrow about this time I will send you a man out of the land of Benjamin, and you shall anoint him to be prince over my people Israel; and he shall save my people out of the hand of the Philistines: for I have looked on my people, because their cry has come to me."
For all my father's house were but dead men before my lord the king; yet you set your servant among those who ate at your own table. What right therefore have I yet that I should cry any more to the king?"
In my distress I called on Yahweh. Yes, I called to my God. He heard my voice out of his temple. My cry [came] into his ears.
Yet have respect for the prayer of your servant, and for his supplication, Yahweh my God, to listen to the cry and to the prayer which your servant prays before you this day;
that your eyes may be open to the supplication of your servant, and to the supplication of your people Israel, to listen to them whenever they cry to you.
It happened at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, "Cry aloud; for he is a god. Either he is musing, or he has gone aside, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he sleeps and must be awakened."
A cry went throughout the army about the going down of the sun, saying, "Every man to his city, and every man to his country!"
It happened at the seven years' end, that the woman returned out of the land of the Philistines. Then she went forth to cry to the king for her house and for her land.
Yet have respect for the prayer of your servant, and to his supplication, Yahweh my God, to listen to the cry and to the prayer which your servant prays before you;
If evil comes on us -- the sword, judgment, pestilence, or famine -- we will stand before this house, and before you, (for your name is in this house), and cry to you in our affliction, and you will hear and save.'
Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brothers the Jews.
I was very angry when I heard their cry and these words.
"You saw the affliction of our fathers in Egypt, and heard their cry by the Red Sea,
to confirm these days of Purim in their appointed times, as Mordecai the Jew and Esther the queen had decreed, and as they had imposed upon themselves and their descendants, in the matter of the fastings and their cry.
"Earth, don't cover my blood. Let my cry have no place to rest.
"Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard. I cry for help, but there is no justice.
They are driven out from the midst of men. They cry after them as after a thief;
I cry to you, and you do not answer me. I stand up, and you gaze at me.
"However doesn't one stretch out a hand in his fall? Or in his calamity therefore cry for help?
I go mourning without the sun. I stand up in the assembly, and cry for help.
so that they caused the cry of the poor to come to him. He heard the cry of the afflicted.
"By reason of the multitude of oppressions they cry out. They cry for help by reason of the arm of the mighty.
There they cry, but none gives answer, because of the pride of evil men.
Surely God will not hear an empty cry, neither will the Almighty regard it.
"But those who are godless in heart lay up anger. They don't cry for help when he binds them.
Who provides for the raven his prey, when his young ones cry to God, and wander for lack of food?
I cry to Yahweh with my voice, and he answers me out of his holy hill. Selah.
Listen to the voice of my cry, my King and my God; for to you do I pray.
For he who avenges blood remembers them. He doesn't forget the cry of the afflicted.
In my distress I called on Yahweh, and cried to my God. He heard my voice out of his temple. My cry before him came into his ears.
My God, I cry in the daytime, but you don't answer; in the night season, and am not silent.
Hear, Yahweh, when I cry with my voice. Have mercy also on me, and answer me.
Hear the voice of my petitions, when I cry to you, when I lift up my hands toward your Most Holy Place.
Yahweh's eyes are toward the righteous. His ears listen to their cry.
The righteous cry, and Yahweh hears, and delivers them out of all their troubles.
"Hear my prayer, Yahweh, and give ear to my cry. Don't be silent at my tears. For I am a stranger with you, a foreigner, as all my fathers were.
I waited patiently for Yahweh. He turned to me, and heard my cry.
Evening, morning, and at noon, I will cry out in distress. He will hear my voice.
I cry out to God Most High, to God who accomplishes my requests for me.
Hear my cry, God. Listen to my prayer.
My cry goes to God! Indeed, I cry to God for help, and for him to listen to me.
My soul longs, and even faints for the courts of Yahweh. My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.
Let my prayer enter into your presence. Turn your ear to my cry.
Hear my prayer, Yahweh! Let my cry come to you.
Nevertheless he regarded their distress, when he heard their cry.
Then they cry to Yahweh in their trouble, he saves them out of their distresses.
Then they cry to Yahweh in their trouble, and he brings them out of their distress.
I rise before dawn and cry for help. I put my hope in your words.
Let my cry come before you, Yahweh. Give me understanding according to your word.
I said to Yahweh, "You are my God." Listen to the cry of my petitions, Yahweh.
I cry with my voice to Yahweh. With my voice, I ask Yahweh for mercy.
Listen to my cry, for I am in desperate need. deliver me from my persecutors, For they are stronger than me.
He will fulfill the desire of those who fear him. He also will hear their cry, and will save them.
Doesn't wisdom cry out? Doesn't understanding raise her voice?
Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he will also cry out, but shall not be heard.
The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the cry of him who rules among fools.
In that day he will cry out, saying, "I will not be a healer; for in my house is neither bread nor clothing. You shall not make me ruler of the people."
For the vineyard of Yahweh of Armies is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant: and he looked for justice, but, behold, oppression; for righteousness, but, behold, a cry of distress.
Cry aloud with your voice, daughter of Gallim! Listen, Laishah! You poor Anathoth!
Cry aloud and shout, you inhabitant of Zion; for the Holy One of Israel is great in the midst of you!"
Wolves will cry in their castles, and jackals in the pleasant palaces. Her time is near to come, and her days will not be prolonged.
Howl, gate! Cry, city! You are melted away, Philistia, all of you; for smoke comes out of the north, and there is no straggler in his ranks.
Heshbon cries out with Elealeh. Their voice is heard even to Jahaz. Therefore the armed men of Moab cry aloud. Their souls tremble within them.
My heart cries out for Moab! Her nobles flee to Zoar, to Eglath Shelishiyah; for they go up by the ascent of Luhith with weeping; for in the way of Horonaim, they raise up a cry of destruction.
For the cry has gone around the borders of Moab; its wailing to Eglaim, and its wailing to Beer Elim.
It will be for a sign and for a witness to Yahweh of Armies in the land of Egypt; for they will cry to Yahweh because of oppressors, and he will send them a savior and a defender, and he will deliver them.
These shall lift up their voice. They will shout for the majesty of Yahweh. They cry aloud from the sea.
For the people will dwell in Zion at Jerusalem. You will weep no more. He will surely be gracious to you at the voice of your cry. When he hears you, he will answer you.
Behold, their valiant ones cry outside; the ambassadors of peace weep bitterly.
The wild animals of the desert will meet with the wolves, and the wild goat will cry to his fellow. Yes, the night creature shall settle there, and shall find herself a place of rest.
The voice of one saying, "Cry!" One said, "What shall I cry?" "All flesh is like grass, and all its glory is like the flower of the field.
Yahweh will go out like a mighty man. He will stir up zeal like a man of war. He will raise a war cry. Yes, he will shout aloud. He will triumph over his enemies.
"I have been silent a long time. I have been quiet and restrained myself. Now I will cry out like a travailing woman. I will both gasp and pant.
They bear it on the shoulder, they carry it, and set it in its place, and it stands, from its place it shall not move: yes, one may cry to it, yet it can not answer, nor save him out of his trouble.
"Sing, barren, you who didn't bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, you who did not travail with child: for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married wife," says Yahweh.
When you cry, let those who you have gathered deliver you; but the wind shall take them, a breath shall carry them all away: but he who takes refuge in me shall possess the land, and shall inherit my holy mountain."
"Cry aloud, don't spare, lift up your voice like a trumpet, and declare to my people their disobedience, and to the house of Jacob their sins.
Then you shall call, and Yahweh will answer; you shall cry, and he will say, 'Here I am.' "If you take away from the midst of you the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking wickedly;
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