Psalm 69:3 {68:4}
Good News Translation
I am worn out from calling for help, and my throat is aching. I have strained my eyes, looking for your help.

Contemporary English Version
I am worn out from crying, and my throat is dry. I have waited for you till my eyes are blurred.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have laboured with crying; my jaws are become hoarse, my eyes have failed, whilst I hope in my God.

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I have laboured with crying; my jaws are become hoarse, my eyes have failed, whilst I hope in my God.

I am

Psalm 6:6 I have laboured in my groanings, every night I will wash my bed: I will water my couch with my tears.

Psalm 13:1-3 Unto the end, a psalm for David. How long, O Lord, wilt thou forget me unto the end? how long dost thou turn away thy face from me? . . .

Psalm 22:2 O my God, I shall cry by day, and thou wilt not hear: and by night, and it shall not be reputed as folly in me.

Hebrews 5:7 Who in the days of his flesh, with a strong cry and tears, offering up prayers and supplications to him that was able to save him from death, was heard for his reverence.

my throat

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

Psalm 22:15 My strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue hath cleaved to my jaws: and thou hast brought me down into the dust of death.

John 19:28 Afterwards, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the scripture might be fulfilled, said: I thirst.

mine

Psalm 119:82,123 My eyes have failed for thy word, saying: When wilt thou comfort me? . . .

Deuteronomy 28:32 May thy sons and thy daughters be given to another people, thy eyes looking on, and languishing at the sight of them all the day, and may there be no strength in thy hand.

Job 11:20 But the eyes of the wicked shall decay, and the way to escape shall fail them, and their hope the abomination of the soul.

Job 16:16 My face is swollen with weeping, and my eyelids are dim.

Isaiah 38:14 I will cry like a young swallow, I will meditate like a dove: my eyes are weakened looking upward: Lord, I suffer violence, answer thou for me.

Lamentations 2:11 Caph. My eyes have failed with weeping, my bowels are troubled: my liver is poured out upon the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people, when the children, and the sucklings, fainted away in the streets of the city.

I wait

Psalm 25:21 The innocent and the upright have adhered to me: because I have waited on thee.

Psalm 39:7 And now what is my hope? is it not the Lord? and my substance is with thee.

Context
The Waters Are Up to My Neck
2I stick fast in the mire of the deep and there is no sure standing. I am come into the depth of the sea, and a tempest hath overwhelmed me. 3I have laboured with crying; my jaws are become hoarse, my eyes have failed, whilst I hope in my God.4They are multiplied above the hairs of my head, who hate me without cause. My enemies are grown strong who have wrongfully persecuted me: then did I pay that which I took not away.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:32
May thy sons and thy daughters be given to another people, thy eyes looking on, and languishing at the sight of them all the day, and may there be no strength in thy hand.

Psalm 6:6
I have laboured in my groanings, every night I will wash my bed: I will water my couch with my tears.

Psalm 38:10
My heart is troubled, my strength hath left me, and the light of my eyes itself is not with me.

Psalm 119:82
My eyes have failed for thy word, saying: When wilt thou comfort me?

Psalm 119:123
My eyes have fainted after thy salvation: and for the word of thy justice.

Isaiah 38:14
I will cry like a young swallow, I will meditate like a dove: my eyes are weakened looking upward: Lord, I suffer violence, answer thou for me.

Jeremiah 45:3
Thou hast said: Woe is me, wretch that I am, for the Lord hath added sorrow to my sorrow: I am wearied with my groans, and I find no rest.

Additional Translations
I am weary from my crying; my throat is parched. My eyes fail, looking for my God.I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: my eyes fail while I wait for my God.

I am weary with my crying; my throat is dried: Mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.

I am weary of crying, my throat has become hoarse; mine eyes have failed by my waiting on my God.

I am weary with my crying, my throat is parched; mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.

I am weary with my crying; my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.

I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: my eyes fail while I wait for my God.

I am weary with my crying. My throat is dry. My eyes fail, looking for my God.

I have been wearied with my calling, Burnt hath been my throat, Consumed have been mine eyes, waiting for my God.
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