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Isa. xlii. 6. I the Lord will hold thine hand, and will keep thee. Hos. xi. 3. I taught Ephraim to go, taking him by the arms, but they knew me not. Ch. vii. 15.
Rom. xiv. 4. He shall be holden up, for God is able to make him stand.
Rev. ii. 1. He holdeth the seven stars in his right hand.
LXII. God giveth safety. Exod. xxxiv. 24. I will cast out the nations before thee, and enlarge thy borders, neither shall any man desire thy land when thou shalt go up to appear before the Lord, thrice in the year.
Lev. xxv. 18. Ye shall keep my statutes and my judgments, and do them, and shall dwell in the land safely. Ver. 19. Deut. xii. 10. Job v. 11. The Lord doth set on high those that be low, that those that mourn may be exalted to safety. Ch. xi. 14, 18.
Ps. iv. 8. Thou Lord makest me to dwell in safety. Ps. cxix. 117, 1 Sam. xii. 11.
xii. 5. I will set the poor in safety from him that puffeth at him. Isa. xiv. 30. The needy shall lie down safely.
Prov. i. 23. Whoso hearkeneth to wisdom shall dwell safely. Ch. iii. 21, 23.
xviii. 10. The name of the Lord is a strong tower, the righteous runneth into it and is safe. Ch. xxi. 31. Safety is of the Lord.
xxix. 25. Whoso putteth his trust in the Lord, shall be safe. See safety promised to God's church and people, Jer. xxiii. 6.-xxxii. 37. Ezek. xxviii. 26.-xxxiv. 25, 28.-xxxviii. 11. Zech. xiv. 11, 12, 13.
LXIII. God called a shield, rock, fortress, refuge, &c. Gen. xv. 1. The Lord said to Abram, fear not, I am thy shield, and exceeding great reward.
Deut. xxxii. 4. The Lord, he is the rock, his work is perfect, all his ways are judgment, a God of truth, and without iniquity, just and right is he.
Ver. 31. Their rock is not as our rock, the enemies themselves being judges. 1 Sam. ii. 2.
xxxiii. 27. The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.
Ver. xxix. The Lord, the shield of thy help, and the sword of thine excellency.
2 Sam. xxii. 2. David said, the Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer.
Ver. 3. The God of my rock, in him will I trust, he is my shield and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower, and my refuge, and my saviour. Ver. 32, 47, 51. Ps. xviii. 2, 31, 35, 46.-iii. 3.— cxliv. 2.
v. 12. Thou Lord wilt bless the righteous with favour, thou wilt compass him about, as with a shield.
ix. 9. The Lord will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in time of trouble.
xxviii. 7. The Lord is my strength and my shield, my heart-trust
ed in him, and I am helped, therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth, and with my song will I praise him.
Ps. xxxi. 3. Thou art my rock and my fortress, and therefore for thy name's sake, lead me and guide me. Ps. Ixi. 2.—lxxi. 3, 7.
xxxiii. 20. Our soul waiteth on the Lord, he is our help and shield. Ps. lix. 11.-lxxxiv. 9.
xlii. 9. I will say unto God, my rock, why hast thou forsaken me. xlvi. 1. God is our rock and strength, a very present help in time of trouble. Ver. 7. 11.
xlvii. 9. The shields that defend the earth are the Lord's.
xlviii. 3. God is known in the palaces of Zion, for a refuge.
lvii. 1. In the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until the calamities be over past. Ps. Ixi. 4.
lix. 16. I will sing aloud of thy power, and of thy mercy, for thou hast been my defence and refuge, in the day of trouble.
Ixi. 3. Thou hast been a tower, from the enemy.
Ixii. 7. The rock of my strength and my refuge is in God. Ver. 6, 8.
lxxxiv. 11. The Lord is a sun and shield.
lxxxix. 26. Thou art my Father, my God, and the rock of my salvation. Ps. xcv. 11. .
xci. 2. I will say of the Lord, he is my refuge, and my fortress, and my God, in him will I trust. Ver. 4. Ps. xciv. 22.-cxv. 9, 10, 11.
Ps. cxix. 114. Thou art my hiding place, and my shield, I hope in thy word.
cxli. 4. Refuge failed me, no man cared for my soul.
Ver. 5. I cried unto thee, O Lord, I said, thou art my refuge and my portion, in the land of the living.
Prov. xiv. 26. In the fear of the Lord, is strong confidence, and his children shall have a place of refuge.
xviii. 10. The name of the Lord is a strong tower, the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.
Isa. iv. 6. There shall be a place of refuge, and covert from the
xxv. 4. Thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones, is as a storm against the wall.
Jer xvi. 19. O Lord, my strength, and my fortress, my refuge, in the day of affliction.
Nah. i. 7. The Lord is a strong hold, in the day of trouble.
Heb. vi. 18. We have fled for refuge, to lay hold on the hope set before us, i. e. Christ.
LXIV. God is an helper to his people. Deut. xxxiii. 26. God rideth on the heavens in thy help.
1 Chron. xii. 18. Thy God helpeth thee.
2 Chron. xxv. 18. God hath power to help, and to cast down. xxxii. 8. With us, is the Lord our God to help us.
Ps. x. 4. Thou art the help of the fatherless. xlvi. 1. God is a very present help, in time of trouble. lxxii. 12. He delivereth him that hath no help. lxxxix. 19. I have laid help upon one that is mighty. cxv. 9. O Israel, trust thou in the Lord, he is their help and shield. Ver. 10, 11.
cxlvi. 5. Happy is he, that hath the God of Jacob for his help.
Hos. ix. 13. O Israel, thou hast destroyed thyself, but in me is thy help.
Rom. viii. 26. The Spirit helpeth our infirmities.
Heb. iv. 16. Let us come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
xiii. 6. We may boldly say, the Lord is mine helper, I will not fear what man shall do unto me.
Help from God promised. Gen. xlix. 25. The God of thy Father shall help thee, and bless thee.
Ps. xxxvii. 40. The Lord shall help the righteous, and deliver them.
xlvi. 5. The Lord shall help, and that right early.
Isa. xli. 10. Fear thou not, for I am with thee, be not dismayed, for I am thy God, I will strengthen thee, yea, I will help thee, yea, I will uphold thee, with the right hand of my righteousness. Ver. 13, 14. Ch. xliv. 2.
Isa. 1. 7. The Lord will help me, therefore will I not be confounded. Ch. xlix. 8. Ps. xlii. 5.
Help prayed for. Deut. xxxiii. 7. Be thou an help to Judah from his enemies.
Ps. xii. 1. Help, Lord. for the godly man ceaseth.
xx. 2. Lord send help from the sanctuary, and strengthen thee. xxxv. 2. Lord stand up for my help. Ps. cix. 26.
xxxviii. 22. Make haste to help me, O Lord, my salvation. Ps. xxii. 1, 19.—xl. 13.—lxx. 1.—lxxi. 12.
lix. 4. Awake to help me.
Ix. 11. Give us help from trouble, for vain is the help of man. Ps. cviii. 12.
lxxix. 9. Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy
cxix. 173. Let thine hand make help to me, for I have chosen thy precepts.
Ver. 175. Let thy judgments help me. See 2 Chron. xiv. 11.— XX. 4, 9.
Help from God acknowledged. Exod. xviii. 4. Moses said, the God of my Fathers was mine help.
1 Sam. vii. 12. Samuel said, hitherto hath the Lord helped me. Ps. xxvii. 9. David said, thou hast been mine help, leave me not, neither forsake me, O God, of my salvation.
xxviii. 7. The Lord is my strength and my shield, my heart trusteth in him, and I am helped. Ps. xxxiii. 20.
xl. 17. Thou art my help, and my deliverer. Ps. liv. 4.-lxx. 5. Ixiii. 7. Thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice.
Ps. xciv. 7. Unless the Lord had been my help, my soul had dwelt in silence.
cxvi. 6. I was brought low, and he helped me. Ps. cxviii. 13. cxviii. 7. The Lord taketh my part, with them that help me. cxxi. 1. I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.
Ver. 2. Mine help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.
cxxiv. 8. Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth.
Acts xxvi. 22. Having obtained help of God, I continue unto this day. See 1 Chron. xv. 26.-2 Chron. xviii. 31.—xxvi. 7, 15. Ps. xliv. 6. Isa. xlix. 8.
LXV. Help from the creatures, vain. Ps. xxxiii. 17. An horse is a vain thing for safety.
lx. 11. Vain is the help of man. Ps. cviii. 12.
cxxvii. 1. Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain. cxlvi. 3. Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.
Jer. iii. 23. Truly in vain is salvation hoped for from the hills and from the multitude of mountains, truly in the Lord our God is the salvation of Israel.
GOD A DELIVERER.
LXVI. God delivereth from sickness. Deut. vii. 15. The Lord will take away from thee all sickness, and will put none of the evil diseases of Egypt upon thee. Exod. xv. 26.-xxiii. 25.
Job xxxiii. 25. His flesh shall be fresher than a child's, he shall return to the days of his youth.
Ver. 28. God will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.
Ps. xci. 5. He shall deliver thee, thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night, nor for the arrow that flieth by day.
Ver. 6. Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness, nor for the destruction that wasteth at noon day.
ciii. 3. Who forgiveth all thine iniquities, who healeth all thy diseases. Ps. xli. 3.-cxvi. 6.
Jer. xxxiii. 6. Behold I will bring health and cure, and I will cure them, and will reveal unto them the abundance of peace and truth.
LXVII. God delivereth from enemies, oppression, &c. Exod. iii. 8. The Lord said, I am come down to deliver my people out of the hand of the Egyptians.
xii. 27. The Lord smote the Egyptians, and delivered our houses Ch. xviii. 4, 8, 10. Judg. x. 11.
Deut. xxiii. 14. The Lord thy God walketh in the midst of thy camp to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee.
1 Sam. xvii. 37. David said, the Lord delivered me out of the paw of the lion, and out of the power of the bear.
2 Sam. xii. 7. The Lord said to David, I anointed thee king, and delivered thee out of the hand of Saul. Ch. xxii. 2, 18, 20, 49.
2 Kings xiii. 17. Elisha said, the arrow of the Lord's deliverance. xvii. 39. The Lord your God ye shall fear, and he shall deliver you out of the hand of all your enemies.
xx. 6. The Lord said to Hezekiah, I will deliver thee and this city out of the hand of the king of Assyria. Ch. xix. 34, 35. Mic. v. 6. Isa. xxxi. 5.
1 Chron. xi. 14. The Lord saveth the Israelites from the Phillistines, by a great deliverance.
2 Chron. xii. 7. The Lord said, I will not destroy them, but will grant them a deliverance.
Ezra ix. 13. Thou hast punished us less than our iniquities deserve, and hast given us a deliverance.
Neh. ix. 28. Many times didst thou deliver them, according to thy mercy. Ps. cvi. 43.
Job v. 19. He shall deliver thee in six troubles, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. Ps. liv. 7.-lxxxi. 7.
xxxiii. 24. He is gracious, and saith, deliver him from going down to the pit. Ver. 28.
Ps. xviii. 2. The Lord is my deliverer. Ver. 17, 43, 48, 50.
xxii. 4. Our fathers trusted in thee, and thou deliveredst them. Ver. 5.
xxxii. 7. Thou art my hiding place, thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance.
Iv. 18. He hath delivered my soul in peace, from battle that was against me.
Ivi. 13. Thou hast delivered my soul from death. Ps. lxxxvi. 13. -cxvi. 8.
Ixxviii. 42. They remembered not the day, when he delivered them from the enemy.
Isa. xxxviii. 17. Thou hast in love to my soul, delivered it from the pit of corruption.
xlvi. 3, 4. O house of Jacob, I will carry you, and will deliver
Ezek. xiii. 21. I will deliver my people out of your hand. Ver.. 16. saith God to the false prophets. Ch. xxxiv. 12.
Dan. vi. 27. God delivereth and rescueth, and worketh signs and wonders, in heaven and earth.
Acts vii. 10. God delivereth Joseph out of all his afflictions. Col. i. 13. The Father delivered us from the power of darkness. 2 Pet. ii. 7. God delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked.
LXVIII. Christ a deliverer. Rom. xi. 26. There shall come out of Zion the deliverer. Isa. lix. 20.
Gal. i. 4. The Lord Jesus gave himself for us, that he might deliver us from this present evil world.
1 Thess. i. 10. Jesus delivered us from the wrath to come.
Heb. ii. 15. Jesus took part of flesh and blood, that he might deliver them, who through fear of death, were all their life time subject to bondage: By Christ we are delivered from the law. Rom. vii. 6. From the body of death. Ver. 24, 25-From the bondage of corruption. Ch. viii. 21.