Psalm 102:1-11 NIV

A prayer of an afflicted person who has grown weak and pours out a lament before the LORD.

1 aHear my prayer, LORD; let my cry for help come to you.

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    • ś 102:1 - In Hebrew texts 102:1-28 is numbered 102:2-29.
      2 Do not hide your face from me when I am in distress. Turn your ear to me; when I call, answer me quickly.

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

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

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      5 In my distress I groan aloud and am reduced to skin and bones.

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

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

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

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      9 For I eat ashes as my food and mingle my drink with tears

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

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

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