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

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Psalm 6:2
Have mercy upon me, O Jehovah; for I am withered away: O Jehovah, heal me; for my bones are troubled.
Psalm 42:6
O my God, my soul is cast down within me: Therefore do I remember thee from the land of the Jordan, And the Hermons, from the hill Mizar.
Psalm 55:4
My heart is sore pained within me: And the terrors of death are fallen upon me.
Psalm 69:20
Reproach hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: And I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; And for comforters, but I found none.
Psalm 77:3
I remember God, and am disquieted: I complain, and my spirit is overwhelmed. Selah
Psalm 143:3
For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; He hath smitten my life down to the ground: He hath made me to dwell in dark places, as those that have been long dead.
Job 6:4
For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, The poison whereof my spirit drinketh up: The terrors of God do set themselves in array against me.
Job 10:1
My soul is weary of my life; I will give free course to my complaint; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.
Lamentations 3:13
He hath caused the shafts of his quiver to enter into my reins.
Matthew 26:37
And he took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be sorrowful and sore troubled.


Psalm 102:11
My days are like a shadow that declineth; And I am withered like grass.
Psalm 37:2
For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, And wither as the green herb.
Isaiah 40:7
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth, because the breath of Jehovah bloweth upon it; surely the people is grass.

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Psalm 102:9
For I have eaten ashes like bread, And mingled my drink with weeping,
1 Samuel 1:7
And as he did so year by year, when she went up to the house of Jehovah, so she provoked her; therefore she wept, and did not eat.
Ezra 10:6
Then Ezra rose up from before the house of God, and went into the chamber of Jehohanan the son of Eliashib: and when he came thither, he did eat no bread, nor drink water; for he mourned because of the trespass of them of the captivity.
Acts 9:9
And he was three days without sight, and did neither eat nor drink.

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Ezekiel 12:18
Son of man, eat thy bread with quaking, and drink thy water with trembling and with fearfulness;