Bible: Psalm 102:17-27
102:17 when he responds to the prayer of the destitute, 1
102:18 The account of his intervention 4 will be recorded for future generations;
people yet to be born will praise the
102:19 For he will look down from his sanctuary above; 5
from heaven the
102:20 in order to hear the painful cries of the prisoners,
and to set free those condemned to die, 7
102:21 so they may proclaim the name of the
102:22 when the nations gather together,
and the kingdoms pay tribute to the
102:23 He has taken away my strength in the middle of life; 11
he has cut short my days.
102:24 I say, “O my God, please do not take me away in the middle of my life! 12
You endure through all generations. 13
102:25 In earlier times you established the earth;
the skies are your handiwork.
102:26 They will perish,
but you will endure. 14
They will wear out like a garment;
like clothes you will remove them and they will disappear. 15
102:27 But you remain; 16
your years do not come to an end.