Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.
Show me favour, O Yahweh, for languishing am I: Heal me, O Yahweh, - for dismayed are my bones:
My God! over myself, my soul is cast down, - For this cause, will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, And the Hermons, from the hill Mizar.
My heart, would writhe within me, And, the terrors of Death, have fallen upon me:
Reproach hath broken my heart, and I am weak, - Though I waited for one to pity me, yet there was none, And for comforters, yet I found not any.
I remember God and I murmur, I muse, and my spirit swooneth. Selah.
For, the arrows of the Almighty, are in me, The heat whereof, my spirit is drinking up, The, terrors of GOD, array themselves against me.
My soul doth loathe my life, - I let loose my complaint, I speak, in the bitterness of my soul.
He hath caused to enter my reins, the sons of his quiver;
And, taking with him, Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be grieved and to be in great distress.
My days, are like a shadow extended, And, I, as green herbage, do wither.
For, like grass, soon shall they wither, and, like green herbage, shall they fade.
The grass hath withered The flower hath faded, Because, the breath of Yahweh, hath blown upon it! Surely the people is grass!
For, ashes - like bread, have I eaten, And, my drink - with my tears, have I mingled;
1 Samuel 1:7
And, thus, used she to do, year by year, whenever she went up to the house of Yahweh, thus, used she to vex her, - and she wept, and would not eat.
Then arose Ezra from before the house of God, and went into the chamber of Jehohanan son of Eliashib, - and, when he came thither, bread, did he not eat, and, water, did he not drink, for he was mourning over the unfaithfulness of them of the Exile.
And he was three days without seeing, and did neither eat nor drink.
Son of man, Thy bread, with trembling, shalt thou eat, - And thy water, in agitation and in fear, shalt thou drink.