Psalm 69:3
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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
Commentary
Clarke'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.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I am

Psalm 6:6 I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears.

Psalm 13:1-3 How long will you forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long will you hide your face from me...

Psalm 22:2 O my God, I cry in the day time, but you hear not; and in the night season, and am not silent.

Hebrews 5:7 Who in the days of his flesh...

my throat

Psalm 69:21 They gave me also gall for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.

Psalm 22:15 My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue sticks to my jaws; and you have brought me into the dust of death.

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

mine

Psalm 119:82,123 My eyes fail for your word, saying, When will you comfort me...

Deuteronomy 28:32 Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people, and your eyes shall look...

Job 11:20 But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall not escape, and their hope shall be as the giving up of the ghost.

Job 16:16 My face is foul with weeping, and on my eyelids is the shadow of death;

Isaiah 38:14 Like a crane or a swallow, so did I chatter: I did mourn as a dove: my eyes fail with looking upward: O LORD, I am oppressed...

Lamentations 2:11 My eyes do fail with tears, my bowels are troubled, my liver is poured on the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people...

I wait

Psalm 25:21 Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait on you.

Psalm 39:7 And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in you.

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Messiah 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.
To the Same. He expresses his regret at his very long absence from his beloved Clairvaux, and his desire to return to his dear sons. He tells them of the consolations that he feels nevertheless in his great labours for the Church. 1. My soul is sorrowful until I return, and it refuses to be comforted till it see you. For what is my consolation in the hour of evil, and in the place of my pilgrimage? Are not you in the Lord? Wherever I go, the sweet memory of you never leaves me; but the sweeter the
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Christ's Resurrection Song.
WHEN the blessed Lord appeared in the midst of His disciples and they beheld the risen One in His glorified body of flesh and bones and He ate before them, He told them that all things which were written in the Law of Moses, and the Prophets and in the Psalms concerning Him, had to be fulfilled (Luke xxiv:44). While on the way to Emmaus He said to the two sorrowing and perplexed disciples "Ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter into His glory? And beginning at Moses and all
Arno Gaebelein—The Lord of Glory

Aron, Brother of Moses, 486, 487.
Abba, same as Father, [3]381; St. Paul uses both words, [4]532. Abel, [5]31, [6]252, [7]268, [8]450. Abimelech, [9]72, [10]197. Abraham, seed of, faithful Christians also, [11]148, [12]149, [13]627; servant's hand under his thigh, [14]149, [15]334; poor in midst of riches, [16]410. Absalom, David's son, [17]4, [18]5; type of Judas the traitor, [19]4, [20]20. Absolution granted by the Church, [21]500. Abyss, or deep, of God's judgments, [22]88; of man's heart, [23]136. Accuser, the devil the great,
St. Augustine—Exposition on the Book of Psalms

Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:32
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.

Psalm 6:6
I am worn out from my groaning. All night long I flood my bed with weeping and drench my couch with tears.

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

Psalm 119:82
My eyes fail, looking for your promise; I say, "When will you comfort me?"

Psalm 119:123
My eyes fail, looking for your salvation, looking for your righteous promise.

Isaiah 38:14
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!"

Jeremiah 45:3
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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