Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For I have been troubled all the day; every morning have I undergone punishment.
My spirit is broken, my days are ended, the last resting-place is ready for me.
Men made sport of him, turning away from him; he was a man of sorrows, marked by disease; and like one from whom men's faces are turned away, he was looked down on, and we put no value on him.
I am flowing away like water, and all my bones are out of place: my heart is like wax, it has become soft in my body.
For the arrows of the Ruler of all are present with me, and their poison goes deep into my spirit: his army of fears is put in order against me.
So I will not keep my mouth shut; I will let the words come from it in the pain of my spirit, my soul will make a bitter outcry.
And the Lord was pleased ... see a seed, long life, ... will do well in his hand. ...
Awake! O sword, against the keeper of my flock, and against him who is with me, says the Lord of armies: put to death the keeper of the sheep, and the sheep will go in flight: and my hand will be turned against the little ones.
And being in great trouble of soul, the force of his prayer became stronger, and great drops, like blood, came from him, falling to the earth.