(Praise of God for his goodness and Confidence in God.)
12.Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.
13.The LORD looketh from heaven; he beholdeth all the sons of men.
2Chr.16:9>For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly: therefore from henceforth thou shalt have wars.
Job 28:24>For he looketh to the ends of the earth, and seeth under the whole heaven;
Ps.11:4>The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD’S throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids try, the children of men.
14. From the place of his habitation he looketh upon all the inhabitants of the earth.
15.He fashioneth their hearts alike; he considereth all their works.
Isa 64:9> Be not wroth very sore, O LORD, neither remember iniquity for ever: behold, see, we beseech thee, we are all thy people.
Ps.44:21>Shall not God search this out? for he knoweth the secrets of the heart.
Prov.24:12>If thou sayest, Behold, we knew it not; doth not he that pondereth the heart consider it? and he that keepeth thy soul, doth not he know it? and shall not he render to every man according to his works?
Jer.32:19>Great in counsel, and mighty in work: for thine eyes areopen upon all the ways of the sons of men: to give every one according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings:
Hos.7:12>When they shall go, I will spread my net upon them; I will bring them down as the fowls of the heaven; I will chastise them, as their congregation hath heard.
16.There is no king saved by the multitude of an host: a mighty man is not delivered by much strength.
17.An horse is a vain thing for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength.
18.Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;
Job 36:7> He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous: but with kings are they on the throne; yea, he doth establish them for ever, and they are exalted.
Ps.34:15>The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry.
19.To deliver their soul from death, and to keep them alive in famine.
20.Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he is our help and our shield.
21.For our heart shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name.
22.Let thy mercy, O LORD, be upon us, according as we hope in thee.