8 I am feeble and sorely broken; I groan because of the disquiet of my heart.
18 The LORD is near to those who are of a broken heart and saves those who are of a contrite spirit.
17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and a contrite heart,4 O God, you will not despise.
1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me because the LORD has anointed me to preach good tidings to the poor; he has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim deliverance to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound [in slavery to sin];
15 For thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy; "I dwell in the high and holy place, with him who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.
2 For all these things my hand has made, and so they have come into being," says the LORD. "But this is the man I will look on [favorably]: he who is of a humble and contrite spirit, and trembles at my word.
12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick; but when the desire comes, it is a tree of life.2
12 Before being broken, the heart of man is haughty; and before honor is humility.
13 A merry heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
|Psalms 69:20,147:3 |
20 Reproach has broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness. I looked for pity, but there was none, and for comforters, but I found none.
3 He heals the broken in heart, and binds up their wounds.