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You will listen, O LORD, to the prayers of the lowly; you will give them courage.
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The Lord hath heard the desire of the poor: thy ear hath heard the preparation of their heart.
Psalm 9:12,18 For requiring their blood, he hath remembered them: he hath not forgotten the cry of the poor. . . .
Psalm 37:4 Delight in the Lord, and he will give thee the requests of thy heart.
Psalm 145:19 He will do the will of them that fear him: and he will hear their prayer, and save them.
Proverbs 10:24 As a tempest that passeth, so the wicked shall be no more: but the just is as an everlasting foundation.
2 Chronicles 33:12,13 And after that he was in distress he prayed to the Lord his God: and did penance exceedingly before the God of his fathers. . . .
2 Chronicles 34:27 And thy heart was softened, and thou hast humbled thyself in the sight of God for the things that are spoken against this place, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and reverencing my face, hast rent thy garments, and wept before me: I also have heard thee, saith the Lord.
Proverbs 15:8 The victims of the wicked are abominable to the Lord: the vows of the just are acceptable.
Matthew 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Luke 18:13,14 And the publican, standing afar off, would not so much as lift up his eyes towards heaven; but struck his breast, saying: O God, be merciful to me a sinner. . . .
James 4:6,10 But he giveth greater grace. Wherefore he saith: God resisteth the proud and giveth grace to the humble. . . .
1 Peter 5:5 In like manner, ye young men, be subject to the ancients. And do you all insinuate humility one to another: for God resisteth the proud, but to the humble he giveth grace.
thou wilt prepare.
Psalm 112:7,8 The just shall be in everlasting remembrance: he shall not fear the evil hearing. His heart is ready to hope in the Lord: . . .
1 Chronicles 29:18 O Lord God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Israel our fathers, keep for ever this will of their heart, and let this mind remain always for the worship of thee.
2 Chronicles 29:36 And Ezechias, and all the people rejoiced because the ministry of the Lord was accomplished. For the resolution of doing this thing was taken suddenly.
2 Chronicles 30:12 But the hand of God was in Juda, to give them one heart to do the word of the Lord, according to the commandment of the king, and of the princes.
Proverbs 16:1 It is the part of man to prepare the soul: and of the Lord to govern the tongue.
Romans 8:26 Likewise, the Spirit also helpeth our infirmity. For, we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit himself asketh for us with unspeakable groanings,
Ephesians 2:18 For by him we have access both in one Spirit to the Father.
Ephesians 3:12 In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him.
James 1:16,17 Do not err, therefore, my dearest brethren. . . .
Psalm 102:17 He hath had regard to the prayer of the humble: and he hath not despised their petition.
Isaiah 65:24 And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will hear; as they are yet speaking, I will hear.
Acts 4:24-31 Who having heard it, with one accord lifted up their voice to God and said: Lord, thou art he that didst make heaven and earth, the sea and all things that are in them. . . .
Acts 12:5 Peter therefore was kept in prison. But prayer was made without ceasing by the church unto God for him.
1 Peter 3:12 Because the eyes of the Lord are upon the just, and his ears unto their prayers but the countenance of the Lord upon them that do evil things.
ContextThe Perils of the Pilgrim
…16The Lord shall reign to eternity, yea, for ever and ever: ye Gentiles shall perish from his land. 17The Lord hath heard the desire of the poor: thy ear hath heard the preparation of their heart.18To judge for the fatherless and for the humble, that man may no more presume to magnify himself upon earth.…
If you hurt them, they will cry out to me, and I will hear their cry:
1 Kings 9:3
And the Lord said to him: I have heard thy prayer and thy supplication, which thou hast made before me: I have sanctified this house, which thou hast built, to put my name there for ever; and my eyes, and my heart, shall be there always.
1 Chronicles 29:18
O Lord God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Israel our fathers, keep for ever this will of their heart, and let this mind remain always for the worship of thee.
For the poor man shall not be forgotten to the end: the patience of the poor shall not perish for ever.
The eyes of the Lord are upon the just: and his ears unto their prayers.
Lord, all my desire is before thee, and my groaning is not hidden from thee.
He will do the will of them that fear him: and he will hear their prayer, and save them.
Additional TranslationsYou have heard, O LORD, the desire of the humble; You will strengthen their hearts. You will incline Your ear,LORD, you have heard the desire of the humble: you will prepare their heart, you will cause your ear to hear:
Jehovah, thou hast heard the desire of the meek: Thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear;
The Lord has heard the desire of the poor: thine ear has inclined to the preparation of their heart;
Jehovah, thou hast heard the desire of the meek, thou hast established their heart: thou causest thine ear to hear,
LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the meek: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:
LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thy ear to hear:
Yahweh, you have heard the desire of the humble. You will prepare their heart. You will cause your ear to hear,
The desire of the humble Thou hast heard, O Jehovah. Thou preparest their heart; Thou causest Thine ear to attend,
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