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10 When I humbled my soul with fasting,[a]
    they insulted me for doing so.

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  1. Psalm 69:10 Gk Syr: Heb I wept, with fasting my soul, or I made my soul mourn with fasting

24 My knees are weak through fasting;
    my body has become gaunt.
25 I am an object of scorn to my accusers;
    when they see me, they shake their heads.

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13 But as for me, when they were sick,
    I wore sackcloth;
    I afflicted myself with fasting.
I prayed with head bowed[a] on my bosom,

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  1. Psalm 35:13 Or My prayer turned back

33 For John the Baptist has come eating no bread and drinking no wine, and you say, ‘He has a demon’; 34 the Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’

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All day long my enemies taunt me;
    those who deride me use my name for a curse.
For I eat ashes like bread,
    and mingle tears with my drink,

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