24 For sighing(A) has become my daily food;(B)
    my groans(C) pour out like water.(D)

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“Even today my complaint(A) is bitter;(B)
    his hand[a] is heavy in spite of[b] my groaning.(C)

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  1. Job 23:2 Septuagint and Syriac; Hebrew / the hand on me
  2. Job 23:2 Or heavy on me in
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“Because the poor are plundered(A) and the needy groan,(B)
    I will now arise,(C)” says the Lord.
    “I will protect them(D) from those who malign them.”

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I remembered(A) you, God, and I groaned;(B)
    I meditated, and my spirit grew faint.[a](C)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 77:3 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verses 9 and 15.
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In my distress I groan aloud(A)
    and am reduced to skin and bones.

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Jerusalem has sinned(A) greatly
    and so has become unclean.(B)
All who honored her despise her,
    for they have all seen her naked;(C)
she herself groans(D)
    and turns away.

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11 All her people groan(A)
    as they search for bread;(B)
they barter their treasures for food
    to keep themselves alive.
“Look, Lord, and consider,
    for I am despised.”

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21 “People have heard my groaning,(A)
    but there is no one to comfort me.(B)
All my enemies have heard of my distress;
    they rejoice(C) at what you have done.
May you bring the day(D) you have announced
    so they may become like me.

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22 “Let all their wickedness come before you;
    deal with them
as you have dealt with me
    because of all my sins.(A)
My groans(B) are many
    and my heart is faint.”

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