Psalm 102:9 {101:10}
Contemporary English Version
Instead of food, I have ashes to eat and tears to drink,

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I did eat ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping.

New American Bible
I eat ashes like bread, mingle my drink with tears.

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For I did eat ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping.

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Psalm 69:21 And they gave me gall for my food, and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.

Isaiah 44:20 Part thereof is ashes: his foolish heart adoreth it, and he will not save his soul, nor say: Perhaps there is a lie in my right hand.

Lamentations 3:15,16 He. He hath filled me with bitterness, he hath inebriated me with wormwood. . . .

Micah 1:10 Because her wound is desperate, because it is come even to Juda, it hath touched the gate of my people, even to Jerusalem.

Micah 7:17 They shall lick the dust like serpents, as the creeping things of the earth, they shall be disturbed in their houses: they shall dread the Lord, our God, and shall fear thee.

mingled

Psalm 42:3 My tears have been my bread day and night, whilst it is said to me daily: Where is thy God?

Psalm 80:5 How long wilt thou feed us with the bread of tears: and give us for our drink tears in measure?

Job 3:24 Before I eat I sigh: and as overflowing waters, so is my roaring:

Lamentations 3:48,49 Phe. My eye hath run down with streams of water, for the destruction of the daughter of my people. . . .

Context
The Prayer of the Afflicted
8All the day long my enemies reproached me: and they that praised me did swear against me. 9For I did eat ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping.10Because of thy anger and indignation: for having lifted me up thou hast thrown me down.…
Cross References
Psalm 42:3
My tears have been my bread day and night, whilst it is said to me daily: Where is thy God?

Psalm 80:5
How long wilt thou feed us with the bread of tears: and give us for our drink tears in measure?

Isaiah 44:20
Part thereof is ashes: his foolish heart adoreth it, and he will not save his soul, nor say: Perhaps there is a lie in my right hand.

Additional Translations
For I have eaten ashes like bread and mixed my drink with tears,For I have eaten ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping.

For I have eaten ashes like bread, And mingled my drink with weeping,

For I have eaten ashes as it were bread, and mingled my drink with weeping;

For I have eaten ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping,

For I have eaten ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping.

For I have eaten ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping,

For I have eaten ashes like bread, and mixed my drink with tears,

Because ashes as bread I have eaten, And my drink with weeping have mingled,
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