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Psalms 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.


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