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Psalms Chapter 102

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A tefillah of one afflicted

when he is faint

he pours out his si'akh [complaint] before YHWH

102:1 Hear my prayer, O YHWH (יהוה), and let my cry come unto thee.

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.

102:3 For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as an hearth.

102:4 My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.

102:5 By reason of the voice of my groaning my bones cleave to my skin.

102:6 I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the desert.

102:7 I watch, and am as a sparrow alone upon the house top.

102:8 Mine enemies reproach me all the day; [and] they that are mad against me are sworn against me.

102:9 For I have eaten ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping,

102:10 Because of thine indignation and thy wrath: for thou hast lifted me up, and cast me down.

102:11 My days [are] like a shadow that declineth; and I am withered like grass.

102:12 But thou, O YHWH (יהוה), shalt endure for ever; and thy remembrance unto all generations.

102:13 Thou shalt arise, [and] have mercy upon Tziyon: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come.

102:14 For thy servants take pleasure in her stones, and favour the dust thereof.

102:15 So the Goyim shall fear the name of YHWH (יהוה), and all the kings of the earth thy glory.

102:16 When YHWH (יהוה) shall build up Tziyon, he shall appear in his glory.

102:17 He will regard the prayer of the destitute, and not despise their prayer.

102:18 This shall be written for the generation to come: and the people which shall be created shall praise YHWH (יהוה).

102:19 For he hath looked down from the height of his sanctuary; from heaven did YHWH (יהוה) behold the earth;

102:20 To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death;

102:21 To declare the Name of YHWH (יהוה) in Tziyon, and his praise in Yerushalayim;

102:22 When the people are gathered together, and the kingdoms, to serve YHWH (יהוה).

102:23 He weakened my strength in the way; he shortened my days.

102:24 I said, O Elohai, take me not away in the midst of my days: thy years [are] throughout all generations.

102:25 Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens [are] the work of thy hands.

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:

102:27 But thou [art] the same, and thy years shall have no end.

102:28 The children of thy servants shall continue, and their seed shall be established before thee.


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