Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LORD, why do thou cast off my soul? Why do thou hide thy face from me?
Be not far from me, for trouble is near, for there is none to help.
and hide not thy face from thy servant, for I am in distress. Answer me speedily.
In the day of my trouble I sought LORD. My hand was stretched out in the night, and slacked not. My soul refused to be comforted.
For the enemy has persecuted my soul. He has smitten my life down to the ground. He has made me to dwell in dark places as those who have been long dead.
O that my grief were but weighed, and all my calamity laid in the balances!
He was despised, and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief. And as him from whom men hide their face he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
He has filled me with bitterness. He has sated me with wormwood.
And having taken Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be sorrowful and distressed.
And he takes Peter and James and John with him, and began to be greatly disturbed, and very distressed.