10 When I wept and chastened my soul with fasting,
That became my reproach.

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24 My (A)knees are weak through fasting,
And my flesh is feeble from lack of fatness.
25 I also have become (B)a reproach to them;
When they look at me, (C)they shake their heads.

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13 But as for me, (A)when they were sick,
My clothing was sackcloth;
I humbled myself with fasting;
And my prayer would return to my own [a]heart.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 35:13 Lit. bosom

33 For (A)John the Baptist came (B)neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and you say, ‘He has a demon.’ 34 The Son of Man has come (C)eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Look, a glutton and a [a]winebibber, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 7:34 An excessive drinker

My enemies reproach me all day long;
Those who deride me swear an oath against me.
For I have eaten ashes like bread,
And mingled my drink with weeping,

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