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Chapter
Psalms 102

Book of Psalms - Chapter 102

Psalms 102:1

A Prayer of the afflicted, when he is overwhelmed, and poureth out his complaint before the LORD. Hear my prayer, O LORD, and let my cry come unto thee.

Psalms 102:2

Hide not thy face from me in the day [when] I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me: in the day [when] I call answer me speedily.

Psalms 102:3

For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as an hearth.

Psalms 102:4

My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.

Psalms 102:5

By reason of the voice of my groaning my bones cleave to my skin.

Psalms 102:6

I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the desert.

Psalms 102:7

I watch, and am as a sparrow alone upon the house top.

Psalms 102:8

Mine enemies reproach me all the day; [and] they that are mad against me are sworn against me.

Psalms 102:9

For I have eaten ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping,

Psalms 102:10

Because of thine indignation and thy wrath: for thou hast lifted me up, and cast me down.

Psalms 102:11

My days [are] like a shadow that declineth; and I am withered like grass.

Psalms 102:12

But thou, O LORD, shalt endure for ever; and thy remembrance unto all generations.

Psalms 102:13

Thou shalt arise, [and] have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come.

Psalms 102:14

For thy servants take pleasure in her stones, and favour the dust thereof.

Psalms 102:15

So the heathen shall fear the name of the LORD, and all the kings of the earth thy glory.

Psalms 102:16

When the LORD shall build up Zion, he shall appear in his glory.

Psalms 102:17

He will regard the prayer of the destitute, and not despise their prayer.

Psalms 102:18

This shall be written for the generation to come: and the people which shall be created shall praise the LORD.

Psalms 102:19

For he hath looked down from the height of his sanctuary; from heaven did the LORD behold the earth;

Psalms 102:20

To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death;

Psalms 102:21

To declare the name of the LORD in Zion, and his praise in Jerusalem;

Psalms 102:22

When the people are gathered together, and the kingdoms, to serve the LORD.

Psalms 102:23

He weakened my strength in the way; he shortened my days.

Psalms 102:24

I said, O my God, take me not away in the midst of my days: thy years [are] throughout all generations.

Psalms 102:25

Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens [are] the work of thy hands.

Psalms 102:26

They shall perish, but thou shalt endure: yea, all of them shall wax old like a garment; as a vesture shalt thou change them, and they shall be changed:

Psalms 102:27

But thou [art] the same, and thy years shall have no end.

Psalms 102:28

The children of thy servants shall continue, and their seed shall be established before thee.