Mine eye mourneth by reason of affliction
Or dropped tears, as the Targum, by which grief was vented; see ( Psalms 6:7 ) .
Lord, I have called daily upon thee, I have stretched out
my hands unto
in prayer, as the Targum adds, this being a prayer gesture: notwithstanding his troubles continued and increased, he did not leave off praying, though he was not immediately heard and answered, which is what is tacitly complained of, as in ( Psalms 22:2 ) . Christ, in his troubles in the garden, and on the cross, prayed for himself, for divine support and assistance, as man; for his friends, disciples, and apostles, and for all that should believe in him through them; and even for his enemies.