Psalm 102:1-11 NIV

A prayer of an afflicted man. When he is faint and pours out his lament before the Lord.=

1 Hear my prayer,1 O LORD; let my cry for help2 come to you.

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2 Do not hide your face3 from me when I am in distress. Turn your ear4 to me; when I call, answer me quickly.

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3 For my days vanish like smoke;5 my bones6 burn like glowing embers.

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4 My heart is blighted and withered like grass;7 I forget to eat my food.8

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5 Because of my loud groaning9 I am reduced to skin and bones.

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6 I am like a desert owl,10 like an owl among the ruins.

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7 I lie awake;11 I have become like a bird alone12 on a roof.

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8 All day long my enemies13 taunt me;14 those who rail against me use my name as a curse.15

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9 For I eat ashes16 as my food and mingle my drink with tears17

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10 because of your great wrath,18 for you have taken me up and thrown me aside.

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11 My days are like the evening shadow;19 I wither20 away like grass.

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