Psalm 6:7
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New International Version
My eyes grow weak with sorrow; they fail because of all my foes.

King James Bible
Mine eye is consumed because of grief; it waxeth old because of all mine enemies.

Darby Bible Translation
Mine eye wasteth away through grief; it hath grown old because of all mine oppressors.

World English Bible
My eye wastes away because of grief. It grows old because of all my adversaries.

Young's Literal Translation
Old from provocation is mine eye, It is old because of all mine adversaries,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Mine eye is consumed - עששה asheshah, is blasted, withered, sunk in my head.

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Psalm 31:9,10 Have mercy on me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: my eye is consumed with grief, yes, my soul and my belly...

Psalm 38:10 My heart pants, my strength fails me: as for the light of my eyes, it also is gone from me.

Psalm 88:9 My eye mourns by reason of affliction: LORD, I have called daily on you, I have stretched out my hands to you.

Job 17:7 My eye also is dim by reason of sorrow, and all my members are as a shadow.

Lamentations 5:17 For this our heart is faint; for these things our eyes are dim.

it waxeth

Psalm 32:3 When I kept silence, my bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long.

The Life of Mr. James Renwick.
Mr. James Renwick was born in the parish of Glencairn in Nithsdale, Feb. 15, 1662. His parents though not rich, yet were exemplary for piety. His father Andrew Renwick (a weaver to trade) and his mother Elizabeth Corsan, had several children before Mr. James, who died young; for which when his mother was pouring forth her motherly grief, her husband used to comfort her with declaring, that he was well satisfied to have children, whether they lived or died, young or old, providing they might be heirs
John Howie—Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)

"O Save Me for Thy Mercies' Sake. " --Ps. vi. 4
"O save me for thy mercies' sake."--Ps. vi. 4. Mercy alone can meet my case; For mercy, Lord, I cry;-- Jesus! Redeemer! show thy face In mercy, or I die. Save me, for none beside can save; At thy command I tread, With failing step, life's stormy wave; The wave goes o'er my head. I perish, and my doom were just; But wilt thou leave me? No: I hold Thee fast, my hope, my trust, I will not let Thee go. Still sure to me Thy promise stands, And ever must abide; Behold it written on Thy hands, And graven
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns

Rules to be Observed in Singing of Psalms.
1. Beware of singing divine psalms for an ordinary recreation, as do men of impure spirits, who sing holy psalms intermingled with profane ballads: They are God's word: take them not in thy mouth in vain. 2. Remember to sing David's psalms with David's spirit (Matt. xxii. 43.) 3. Practise St. Paul's rule--"I will sing with the spirit, but I will sing with the understanding also." (1 Cor. xiv. 15.) 4. As you sing uncover your heads (1 Cor. xi. 4), and behave yourselves in comely reverence as in the
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Motives to Holy Mourning
Let me exhort Christians to holy mourning. I now persuade to such a mourning as will prepare the soul for blessedness. Oh that our hearts were spiritual limbecs, distilling the water of holy tears! Christ's doves weep. They that escape shall be like doves of the valleys, all of them mourning, every one for his iniquity' (Ezekiel 7:16). There are several divine motives to holy mourning: 1 Tears cannot be put to a better use. If you weep for outward losses, you lose your tears. It is like a shower
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
Job 17:7
My eyes have grown dim with grief; my whole frame is but a shadow.

Psalm 31:9
Be merciful to me, LORD, for I am in distress; my eyes grow weak with sorrow, my soul and body with grief.

Psalm 38:10
My heart pounds, my strength fails me; even the light has gone from my eyes.

Psalm 88:9
my eyes are dim with grief. I call to you, LORD, every day; I spread out my hands to you.

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