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Psalm 102:1-11 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Hear my prayer, O LORD; let my cry for help come to you. 1 Hear my prayer, O LORD; let my cry for help come to you.
2 Do not hide your face from me when I am in distress. Turn your ear to me; when I call, answer me quickly. 2 Do not hide your face from me when I am in distress. Turn your ear to me; when I call, answer me quickly.
3 For my days vanish like smoke; my bones burn like glowing embers. 3 For my days vanish like smoke; my bones burn like glowing embers.
4 My heart is blighted and withered like grass; I forget to eat my food. 4 My heart is blighted and withered like grass; I forget to eat my food.
5 Because of my loud groaning I am reduced to skin and bones. 5 Because of my loud groaning I am reduced to skin and bones.
6 I am like a desert owl, like an owl among the ruins. 6 I am like a desert owl, like an owl among the ruins.
7 I lie awake; I have become like a bird alone on a roof. 7 I lie awake; I have become like a bird alone on a roof.
8 All day long my enemies taunt me; those who rail against me use my name as a curse. 8 All day long my enemies taunt me; those who rail against me use my name as a curse.
9 For I eat ashes as my food and mingle my drink with tears 9 For I eat ashes as my food and mingle my drink with tears
10 because of your great wrath, for you have taken me up and thrown me aside. 10 because of your great wrath, for you have taken me up and thrown me aside.
11 My days are like the evening shadow; I wither away like grass. 11 My days are like the evening shadow; I wither away like grass.