Thematic Bible

Psalm 102:1 (show verse)

A prayer of an afflicted person who is weak and pours out his lament before the Lord.Lord, hear my prayer;
let my cry for help come before You.
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Psalm 102:2 (show verse)

Do not hide Your face from me in my day of trouble.
Listen closely to me;
answer me quickly when I call.

Psalm 102:3 (show verse)

For my days vanish like smoke,
and my bones burn like a furnace.
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Psalm 102:4 (show verse)

My heart is afflicted, withered like grass;
I even forget to eat my food.

Psalm 102:5 (show verse)

Because of the sound of my groaning,
my flesh sticks to my bones.
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Psalm 102:6 (show verse)

I am like a desert owl,
like an owl among the ruins.

Psalm 102:7 (show verse)

I stay awake;
I am like a solitary bird on a roof.

Psalm 102:8 (show verse)

My enemies taunt me all day long;
they ridicule and curse me.

Psalm 102:9 (show verse)

I eat ashes like bread
and mingle my drinks with tears

Psalm 102:10 (show verse)

because of Your indignation and wrath;
for You have picked me up and thrown me aside.

Psalm 102:11 (show verse)

My days are like a lengthening shadow,
and I wither away like grass.

Psalm 102:12 (show verse)

But You, Lord, are enthroned forever;
Your fame endures to all generations.
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Psalm 102:13 (show verse)

You will rise up and have compassion on Zion,
for it is time to show favor to her—
the appointed time has come.
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Psalm 102:14 (show verse)

For Your servants take delight in its stones
and favor its dust.

Psalm 102:15 (show verse)

Then the nations will fear the name of Yahweh,
and all the kings of the earth Your glory,

Psalm 102:16 (show verse)

for the Lord will rebuild Zion;
He will appear in His glory.

Psalm 102:17 (show verse)

He will pay attention to the prayer of the destitute
and will not despise their prayer.

Psalm 102:18 (show verse)

This will be written for a later generation,
and a newly created people will praise the Lord:
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Psalm 102:19 (show verse)

He looked down from His holy heights—
the Lord gazed out from heaven to earth

Psalm 102:20 (show verse)

to hear a prisoner’s groaning,
to set free those condemned to die,

Psalm 102:21 (show verse)

so that they might declare
the name of Yahweh in Zion
and His praise in Jerusalem,
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Psalm 102:22 (show verse)

when peoples and kingdoms are assembled
to serve the Lord.
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Psalm 102:23 (show verse)

He has broken my strength in midcourse;
He has shortened my days.

Psalm 102:24 (show verse)

I say: “My God, do not take me
in the middle of my life!
Your years continue through all generations.

Psalm 102:25 (show verse)

Long ago You established the earth,
and the heavens are the work of Your hands.

Psalm 102:26 (show verse)

They will perish, but You will endure;
all of them will wear out like clothing.
You will change them like a garment,
and they will pass away.

Psalm 102:27 (show verse)

But You are the same,
and Your years will never end.

Psalm 102:28 (show verse)

Your servants’ children will dwell securely,
and their offspring will be established before You.”