New International Version
my eyes are dim with grief. I call to you, LORD, every day; I spread out my hands to you.
King James Bible
Mine eye mourneth by reason of affliction: LORD, I have called daily upon thee, I have stretched out my hands unto thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Mine eye consumeth by reason of affliction. Upon thee, Jehovah, have I called every day; I have stretched out my hands unto thee.
World English Bible
My eyes are dim from grief. I have called on you daily, Yahweh. I have spread out my hands to you.
Young's Literal Translation
Mine eye hath grieved because of affliction, I called Thee, O Jehovah, all the day, I have spread out unto Thee my hands.
Psalm 88:9 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou hast made me an abonmination - This verse has been supposed to express the state of a leper, who, because of the infectious nature of his disease, is separated from his family - is abominable to all, and at last shut up in a separate house, whence he does not come out to mingle with society.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryOut of the Deep of Doubt, Darkness, and Hell.
O Lord God of my salvation, I have cried day and night unto Thee. Oh! let my prayer enter into Thy presence. For my soul is full of trouble and my life draweth nigh unto Hell. Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, in a place of darkness, and in the deep.--Ps. lxxxviii. 1, 2. If I go down to Hell, Thou art there also. Yea, the darkness is no darkness with Thee; but the night is as clear as the day.--Ps. cxxxix. 7, 11. I waited patiently for the Lord; and He inclined unto me, and heard my calling. …
Charles Kingsley—Out of the Deep
Sense in Which, and End for which all Things were Delivered to the Incarnate Son.
Of Faith. The Definition of It. Its Peculiar Properties.
"Yet if you devote your heart to him and stretch out your hands to him,
My eyes grow weak with sorrow; they fail because of all my foes.
My God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer, by night, but I find no rest.
Be merciful to me, LORD, for I am in distress; my eyes grow weak with sorrow, my soul and body with grief.
My heart pounds, my strength fails me; even the light has gone from my eyes.
When I was in distress, I sought the Lord; at night I stretched out untiring hands, and I would not be comforted.
have mercy on me, Lord, for I call to you all day long.
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