Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.
Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am weak; O LORD, heal me, for my bones are troubled.
O my God, my soul is cast down within me; therefore I will remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the mountain of Mizar.
My heart is sore pained within me, and the terrors of death are fallen upon me.
Reproach has broken my heart, and I am full of heaviness, and I looked for some to take pity, but there was no one, and for comforters, but I found none.
I remembered God and cried out; I complained, and my spirit was overwhelmed. Selah.
For the enemy has persecuted my soul; he has smitten my life down to the ground; he has made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.
For the arrows of the Almighty are within me; my spirit drinks of the poison; and terrors of God combat me.
My soul is cut off in my life; therefore, I will leave my complaint upon myself; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.
He He has caused the arrows of his quiver to enter into my kidneys.
And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be sorrowful and very heavy.
My days are like a shadow that declines, and I am withered like grass.
For they shall soon be cut down like the grass and wither as the green herb.
The grass withers, the flower fades because the spirit of the LORD blows upon it; surely the people is grass.
For I have eaten ashes like bread and mingled my drink with weeping,
1 Samuel 1:7
And this would happen year by year when she went up to the house of the LORD, so she would provoke her; therefore, she would weep and not eat.
Then Ezra rose up from before the house of God and went into the chamber of Johanan, the son of Eliashib; and when he came there, he ate no bread, nor drank water; for he mourned because of the transgression of those that had been carried away.
where he was three days without sight, and neither ate nor drank.
Son of man, eat thy bread with quaking and drink thy water with trembling and with anxiety