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Psalms 69:10

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69:10 I weep and refrain from eating food, 1 

which causes others to insult me. 2 

Psalms 119:139

Context

119:139 My zeal 3  consumes 4  me,

for my enemies forget your instructions. 5 

1 sn Fasting was a practice of mourners. By refraining from normal activities such as eating food, the mourner demonstrated the sincerity of his sorrow.

2 tn Heb “and it becomes insults to me.”

3 tn or “zeal.”

4 tn Heb “destroys,” in a hyperbolic sense.

5 tn Heb “your words.”



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