Bible Cross References
Psalm 18:2
The LORD is my protector; he is my strong fortress. My God is my protection, and with him I am safe. He protects me like a shield; he defends me and keeps me safe.
Psalm 28:1
O LORD, my defender, I call to you. Listen to my cry! If you do not answer me, I will be among those who go down to the world of the dead.
Psalm 62:2
He alone protects and saves me; he is my defender, and I shall never be defeated.
Psalm 62:6
He alone protects and saves me; he is my defender, and I shall never be defeated.
Psalm 62:7
My salvation and honor depend on God; he is my strong protector; he is my shelter.
Psalm 78:35
They remembered that God was their protector, that the Almighty came to their aid.
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Psalm 13:1
How much longer will you forget me, LORD? Forever? How much longer will you hide yourself from me?
Psalm 22:1
My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? I have cried desperately for help, but still it does not come.
Psalm 22:2
During the day I call to you, my God, but you do not answer; I call at night, but get no rest.
Psalm 44:23
Wake up, Lord! Why are you asleep? Rouse yourself ! Don't reject us forever!
Psalm 44:24
Why are you hiding from us? Don't forget our suffering and trouble!
Psalm 77:9
Has God forgotten to be merciful? Has anger taken the place of his compassion?"
Isaiah 40:27
Israel, why then do you complain that the LORD doesn't know your troubles or care if you suffer injustice?
Isaiah 49:15
So the LORD answers, "Can a woman forget her own baby and not love the child she bore? Even if a mother should forget her child, I will never forget you.
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Psalm 38:6
I am bent over, I am crushed; I mourn all day long.
Psalm 43:2
You are my protector; why have you abandoned me? Why must I go on suffering from the cruelty of my enemies?
Psalm 88:9
my eyes are weak from suffering. LORD, every day I call to you and lift my hands to you in prayer.
Job 30:26-31
I hoped for happiness and light, but trouble and darkness came instead.
I am torn apart by worry and pain; I have had day after day of suffering.
I go about in gloom, without any sunshine; I stand up in public and plead for help.
My voice is as sad and lonely as the cries of a jackal or an ostrich.
My skin has turned dark; I am burning with fever.
Where once I heard joyful music, now I hear only mourning and weeping.
Psalm 55:3
I am terrified by the threats of my enemies, crushed by the oppression of the wicked. They bring trouble on me; they are angry with me and hate me.
Ecclesiastes 4:1
Then I looked again at all the injustice that goes on in this world. The oppressed were crying, and no one would help them. No one would help them, because their oppressors had power on their side.
Lamentations 5:1-16
Remember, O LORD, what has happened to us. Look at us, and see our disgrace.
Our property is in the hands of strangers; foreigners are living in our homes.
Our fathers have been killed by the enemy, and now our mothers are widows.
We must pay for the water we drink; we must buy the wood we need for fuel.
Driven hard like donkeys or camels, we are tired, but are allowed no rest.
To get food enough to stay alive, we went begging to Egypt and Assyria.
Our ancestors sinned, but now they are gone, and we are suffering for their sins.
Our rulers are no better than slaves, and no one can save us from their power.
Murderers roam through the countryside; we risk our lives when we look for food.
Hunger has made us burn with fever until our skin is as hot as an oven.
Our wives have been raped on Mount Zion itself; in every Judean village our daughters have been forced to submit.
Our leaders have been taken and hanged; our elders are shown no respect.
Our young men are forced to grind grain like slaves; boys go staggering under heavy loads of wood.
The old people no longer sit at the city gate, and the young people no longer make music.
Happiness has gone out of our lives; grief has taken the place of our dances.
Nothing is left of all we were proud of. We sinned, and now we are doomed.