I lie awake;1 I have become like a bird alone2 on a roof.
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All day long my enemies3 taunt me;4 those who rail against me use my name as a curse.5
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For I eat ashes6 as my food and mingle my drink with tears7
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because of your great wrath,8 for you have taken me up and thrown me aside.
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My days are like the evening shadow;9 I wither10 away like grass.
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But you, O LORD, sit enthroned forever;11 your renown endures12 through all generations.13
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You will arise14 and have compassion15 on Zion, for it is time16 to show favor17 to her; the appointed time18 has come.
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For her stones are dear to your servants; her very dust moves them to pity.
The nations will fear19 the name of the LORD, all the kings20 of the earth will revere your glory.
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For the LORD will rebuild Zion21 and appear in his glory.22
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He will respond to the prayer23 of the destitute; he will not despise their plea.
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