Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears.
Lord, all my desire is before thee, and my groaning is not hid from thee.
I am weary of my crying; my throat is dried; my eyes fail while I wait for my God.
In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord; my sore bled in the night and ceased not; my soul refused to be comforted.
My eye mourns by reason of affliction; LORD, I have called daily upon thee; I have stretched out my hands unto thee.
For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as in a hearth.
Therefore my spirit has become overwhelmed within me; my heart within me has become desolate.
so I am made to possess months of vanity, and wearisome nights are appointed to 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.
Today I will also speak with bitterness; my stroke is heavier than my groaning.
Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear unto my cry; hold not thy peace at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee and a sojourner, as all my fathers were.
My tears have been my food day and night, while they continually say unto me, Where is thy God?
Those who dispute with me are my friends, but my eyes shall pour out tears unto God.
Therefore thou shalt say this word unto them: Let my eyes run down with tears night and day, and let them not cease, for the virgin daughter of my people is broken with a great breach, with a very grievous blow.
Beth She weeps sore in the night, and her tears are on her cheeks; among all her lovers she has none to comfort her; all her friends have dealt treacherously with her; they are become her enemies.
Caph My eyes fail with tears; my bowels are troubled; my liver is poured upon the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people because the children and the sucklings faint in the streets of the city.
Pe My eyes stream with rivers of water for the destruction of the daughter of my people.
and stood at his feet behind him weeping and began to wash his feet with tears and wiped them with the hairs of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment.