Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I am exhausted as I groan; all night long I drench my bed in tears; my tears saturate the cushion beneath me.
Throughout that night the king was unable to sleep, so he asked for the book containing the historical records to be brought. As the records were being read in the king's presence,
If I say, "My bed will comfort me, my couch will ease my complaint,"
Then they sat down with him on the ground for seven days and seven nights, yet no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his pain was very great.
But because it is heavier than the sand of the sea, that is why my words have been wild.