New International Version
I am worn out calling for help; my throat is parched. My eyes fail, looking for my God.
King James Bible
I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.
Darby Bible Translation
I am weary with my crying, my throat is parched; mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.
World English Bible
I am weary with my crying. My throat is dry. My eyes fail, looking for my God.
Young's Literal Translation
I have been wearied with my calling, Burnt hath been my throat, Consumed have been mine eyes, waiting for my God.
Psalm 69:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I am weary of my crying - A pathetic description of the state of the poor captives for about seventy years.
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LibraryMessiah Unpitied, and Without a Comforter
Reproach [Rebuke] hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none. T he greatness of suffering cannot be certainly estimated by the single consideration of the immediate, apparent cause; the impression it actually makes upon the mind of the sufferer, must likewise be taken into the account. That which is a heavy trial to one person, may be much lighter to another, and, perhaps, no trial at all. And a state …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1
Letter xxxix (A. D. 1137) to the Same.
Christ's Resurrection Song.
Aron, Brother of Moses, 486, 487.
Your sons and daughters will be given to another nation, and you will wear out your eyes watching for them day after day, powerless to lift a hand.
I am worn out from my groaning. All night long I flood my bed with weeping and drench my couch with tears.
My heart pounds, my strength fails me; even the light has gone from my eyes.
My eyes fail, looking for your promise; I say, "When will you comfort me?"
My eyes fail, looking for your salvation, looking for your righteous promise.
I cried like a swift or thrush, I moaned like a mourning dove. My eyes grew weak as I looked to the heavens. I am being threatened; Lord, come to my aid!"
You said, 'Woe to me! The LORD has added sorrow to my pain; I am worn out with groaning and find no rest.'
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