Psalms

Psalms


102:001 Hear my prayer, O Lord, and let my cry come unto thee.
102:002 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.
102:003 For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as an hearth.
102:004 My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.
102:005 By reason of the voice of my groaning my bones cleave to my skin.
102:006 I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the desert.
102:007 I watch, and am as a sparrow alone upon the house top.
102:008 Mine enemies reproach me all the day; and they that are mad against me are sworn against me.
102:009 For I have eaten ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping.
102:010 Because of thine indignation and thy wrath: for thou hast lifted me up, and cast me down.
102:011 My days are like a shadow that declineth; and I am withered like grass.
102:012 But thou, O Lord, shall endure for ever; and thy remembrance unto all generations.
102:013 Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come.
102:014 For thy servants take pleasure in her stones, and favour the dust thereof.
102:015 So the heathen shall fear the name of the Lord, and all the kings of the earth thy glory.
102:016 When the Lord shall build up Zion, he shall appear in his glory.
102:017 He will regard the prayer of the destitute, and not despise their prayer.
102:018 This shall be written for the generation to come: and the people which shall be created shall praise the Lord.
102:019 For he hath looked down from the height of his sanctuary; from heaven did the Lord behold the earth;
102:020 To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death;
102:021 To declare the name of the Lord in Zion, and his praise in Jerusalem;
102:022 When the people are gathered together, and the kingdoms, to serve the Lord.
102:023 He weakened my strength in the way; he shortened my days.
102:024 I said, O my God, take me not away in the midst of my days: thy years are throughout all generations.
102:025 Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens are the work of thy hands.
102:026 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:
102:027 But thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end.
102:028 The children of thy servants shall continue, and their seed shall be established before thee.