Look down from thy holy habitation, from heaven, and bless thy people Israel, and the land which thou hast given us, as thou swarest unto our fathers, a land that floweth with milk and honey.
For thou, O God, hast proved us: thou hast tried us, as silver is tried.
O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy shall he be , that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us. destroyed: Heb. wasted rewardeth...: Heb. recompenseth unto thee thy deed which thou didst to us
Thou hast made us as the offscouring and refuse in the midst of the people.
But thou hast utterly rejected us; thou art very wroth against us. But...: or, For wilt thou utterly reject us?
1 Thessalonians 3:6
But now when Timotheus came from you unto us, and brought us good tidings of your faith and charity, and that ye have good remembrance of us always, desiring greatly to see us, as we also to see you:
1 Kings 8:57
The LORD our God be with us, as he was with our fathers: let him not leave us, nor forsake us:
Thou hast covered with anger, and persecuted us: thou hast slain, thou hast not pitied.
2 Samuel 5:2
Also in time past, when Saul was king over us, thou wast he that leddest out and broughtest in Israel: and the LORD said to thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be a captain over Israel.
And from thence, when the brethren heard of us, they came to meet us as far as Appii forum, and The three taverns: whom when Paul saw, he thanked God, and took courage.