Psalm 102:3-11 NIV

3 For my days vanish like smoke;1 my bones2 burn like glowing embers.

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4 My heart is blighted and withered like grass;3 I forget to eat my food.4

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5 Because of my loud groaning5 I am reduced to skin and bones.

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

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7 I lie awake;7 I have become like a bird alone8 on a roof.

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8 All day long my enemies9 taunt me;10 those who rail against me use my name as a curse.11

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9 For I eat ashes12 as my food and mingle my drink with tears13

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10 because of your great wrath,14 for you have taken me up and thrown me aside.

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11 My days are like the evening shadow;15 I wither16 away like grass.

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