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Psalms 102

Book of Psalms - Chapter 102

Psalms 102:1

Hear my prayer, the LORD! Let my cry come to you.

Psalms 102:2

Don't hide your face from me in the day of my distress. Turn your ear to me. Answer me quickly in the day when I call.

Psalms 102:3

For my days consume away like smoke. My bones are burned as a torch.

Psalms 102:4

My heart is blighted like grass, and withered, for I forget to eat my bread.

Psalms 102:5

By reason of the voice of my groaning, my bones stick to my skin.

Psalms 102:6

I am like a pelican of the wilderness. I have become as an owl of the waste places.

Psalms 102:7

I watch, and have become like a sparrow that is alone on the housetop.

Psalms 102:8

My enemies reproach me all day. Those who are mad at me use my name as a curse.

Psalms 102:9

For I have eaten ashes like bread, and mixed my drink with tears,

Psalms 102:10

Because of your indignation and your wrath, for you have taken me up, and thrown me away.

Psalms 102:11

My days are like a long shadow. I have withered like grass.

Psalms 102:12

But you, the LORD, will remain forever; your renown endures to all generations.

Psalms 102:13

You will arise and have mercy on Zion; for it is time to have pity on her. Yes, the set time has come.

Psalms 102:14

For your servants take pleasure in her stones, and have pity on her dust.

Psalms 102:15

So the nations will fear the name of the LORD; all the kings of the earth your glory.

Psalms 102:16

For the LORD has built up Zion. He has appeared in his glory.

Psalms 102:17

He has responded to the prayer of the destitute, and has not despised their prayer.

Psalms 102:18

This will be written for the generation to come. A people which will be created will praise Yah.

Psalms 102:19

For he has looked down from the height of his sanctuary. From heaven, the LORD saw the earth;

Psalms 102:20

to hear the groans of the prisoner; to free those who are condemned to death;

Psalms 102:21

that men may declare the name of the LORD in Zion, and his praise in Jerusalem;

Psalms 102:22

when the peoples are gathered together, the kingdoms, to serve the LORD.

Psalms 102:23

He weakened my strength along the course. He shortened my days.

Psalms 102:24

I said, "My God, don't take me away in the midst of my days. Your years are throughout all generations.

Psalms 102:25

Of old, you laid the foundation of the earth. The heavens are the work of your hands.

Psalms 102:26

They will perish, but you will endure. Yes, all of them will wear out like a garment. You will change them like a cloak, and they will be changed.

Psalms 102:27

But you are the same. Your years will have no end.

Psalms 102:28

The children of your servants will continue. Their seed will be established before you." By David.