Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Lamentations 4:17 in English Standard Version "Our eyes failed, ever watching vainly for help; in our watching we watched for a nation which could not save." Ps 119:82 My eyes long for your promise; I ask, “When will you comfort me?” Ps 119:123 My eyes long for your salvation and for the fulfillment of your righteous promise. Jer 3:23 Truly the hills are a delusion, the orgies on the mountains. Truly in the Lord our God is the salvation of Israel. Jer 37:7 “Thus says the Lord, God of Israel: Thus shall you say to the king of Judah who sent you to me to inquire of me, ‘Behold, Pharaoh’s army that came to help you is about to return to Egypt, to its own land.