For encouragement, here are the verses for the ‘downhearted’ in the flesh.
- Psalm 34:18
The LORD is near to those who have a broken heart, And saves such as have a contrite spirit.
Psalm 34:17-19 (in Context) Psalm 34 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
- Psalm 51:17
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit, A broken and a contrite heart— These, O God, You will not despise.
Psalm 51:16-18 (in Context) Psalm 51 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
- Isaiah 57:15
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 has a contrite and humble spirit, To revive the spirit of the humble, And to revive the heart of the contrite ones.
Isaiah 57:14-16 (in Context) Isaiah 57 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
- Isaiah 66:2
For all those things My hand has made, And all those things exist,” Says the LORD. “But on this one will I look: On him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, And who trembles at My word.
Isaiah 66:1-3 (in Context) Isaiah 66 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations