Psalm 102:4 {101:5}
Good News Translation
I am beaten down like dry grass; I have lost my desire for food.

Contemporary English Version
I am wasting away like grass, and my appetite is gone.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I am smitten as grass, and my heart is withered: because I forgot to eat my bread.

New American Bible
My heart is withered, dried up like grass, too wasted to eat my food.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I am smitten as grass, and my heart is withered: because I forgot to eat my bread.

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Psalm 6:2,3 Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I am weak: heal me, O Lord, for my bones are troubled. . . .

Psalm 42:6 And my God. My soul is troubled within my self: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan and Hermoniim, from the little hill.

Psalm 55:4,5 My heart is troubled within me: and the fear of death is fallen upon me. . . .

Psalm 69:20 In thy sight are all they that afflict me; my heart hath expected reproach and misery. And I looked for one that would grieve together with me, but there was none: and for one that would comfort me, and I found none.

Psalm 77:3 I remembered God, and was delighted, and was exercised, and my spirit swooned away.

Psalm 143:3,4 For the enemy hath persecuted my soul: he hath brought down my life to the earth. He hath made me to dwell in darkness as those that have been dead of old: . . .

Job 6:4 For the arrows of the Lord are in me, the rage whereof drinketh up my spirit, and the terrors of the Lord war against me.

Job 10:1 My soul is weary of my life, I will let go my speech against myself, I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

Lamentations 3:13,20 He. He hath shot into my reins the daughters of his quiver. . . .

Matthew 26:37,38 And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to grow sorrowful and to be sad. . . .

withered

Psalm 102:11 My days have declined like a shadow, and I am withered like grass.

Psalm 37:2 For they shall shortly wither away as grass, and as the green herbs shall quickly fall.

Isaiah 40:7 The grass is withered, and the flower is fallen, because the spirit of the Lord hath blown upon it. Indeed the people is grass:

so that

Psalm 102:9 For I did eat ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping.

1 Samuel 1:7,8 And thus she did every year, when the time returned, that they went up to the temple of the Lord: and thus she provoked her: but Anna wept, and did not eat. . . .

Ezra 10:6 And Esdras rose up from before the house of God, and went to the chamber of Johanan the son of Eliasib, and entered in thither: he ate no bread, and drank no water: for he mourned for the transgression of them that were come out of the captivity.

Acts 9:9 And he was there three days without sight: and he did neither eat nor drink.

Context
The Prayer of the Afflicted
3For my days are vanished like smoke, and my bones are grown dry like fuel for the fire. 4I am smitten as grass, and my heart is withered: because I forgot to eat my bread.5Through the voice of my groaning, my bone hath cleaved to my flesh.…
Cross References
James 1:11
For the sun rose with a burning heat and parched the grass: and the flower thereof fell off, and the beauty of the shape thereof perished. So also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.

1 Samuel 1:7
And thus she did every year, when the time returned, that they went up to the temple of the Lord: and thus she provoked her: but Anna wept, and did not eat.

2 Samuel 12:17
And the ancients of his house came, to make him rise from the ground: but he would not, neither did he eat meat with them.

Ezra 10:6
And Esdras rose up from before the house of God, and went to the chamber of Johanan the son of Eliasib, and entered in thither: he ate no bread, and drank no water: for he mourned for the transgression of them that were come out of the captivity.

Job 33:20
Bread becometh abominable to him in his life, and to his soul the meat which before he desired.

Psalm 6:2
Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I am weak: heal me, O Lord, for my bones are troubled.

Psalm 37:2
For they shall shortly wither away as grass, and as the green herbs shall quickly fall.

Psalm 90:5
Things that are counted nothing, shall their years be.

Psalm 90:6
In the morning man shall grow up like grass; in the morning he shall flourish and pass away: in the evening he shall fall, grow dry, and wither.

Psalm 102:11
My days have declined like a shadow, and I am withered like grass.

Psalm 107:18
Their soul abhorred all manner of meat: and they drew nigh even to the gates of death.

Isaiah 40:7
The grass is withered, and the flower is fallen, because the spirit of the Lord hath blown upon it. Indeed the people is grass:

Additional Translations
My heart is afflicted, and withered like grass; I even forget to eat my bread.My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.

My heart is smitten like grass, and withered; For I forget to eat my bread.

I am blighted like grass, and my heart is dried up; for I have forgotten to eat my bread.

My heart is smitten and withered like grass; yea, I have forgotten to eat my bread.

My heart is smitten like grass, and withered; for I forget to eat my bread.

My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.

My heart is blighted like grass, and withered, for I forget to eat my bread.

Smitten as the herb, and withered, is my heart, For I have forgotten to eat my bread.
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