There is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease.
A bruised reed shall he not break.–He restoreth my soul.
Godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.–No chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.
Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word.–After all that is come upon us for our evil deeds, and for our great trespass, seeing that thou our God hast punished us less than our iniquities [deserve], and hast given us [such] deliverance as this.
Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD [shall be] a light unto me. . . . He will bring me forth to the light, [and] I shall behold his righteousness.
Job 14:7 Isa 42:3 Ps 23:3 2Co 7:10 Heb 12:11 Ps 119:67 Ezr 9:13 Mic 7:8,9