A young man's
Listen to me when I call to you for help.
please do not turn away from me.
Listen carefully to me.
Now that I am calling to you for help,
please answer me quickly.
like smoke from a fire.
My bones hurt very much,
as if they were burning in an
like dry grass that will soon die.
I even forget to eat my food.
so that I am just skin and bones.
I am like an
like a bird that sits alone on the roof.
and they use my name as a
I eat ashes as my food.
into the water that I drink.
It seems that you have picked me up,
and then you have thrown me away.
like a shadow in the evening.
Like dry grass,
I will soon die.
People will always remember you.
Now it is time to
Yes, the time is now right for you to do that.
But your servants still love your city.
We are sad to see that it is broken down.
All the kings of the world
and he appears there in his
of poor people who have nothing.
He will not refuse to help them.
for people who live in future times to read.
Then they too will
from his home in
He saw what was happening on the earth.
He saved the lives of prisoners
so they could go free before their enemies could kill them.
Yes, they will
will meet together.
will come to
before I have reached old age.
He has made my life short.
in the middle of my life.
The years of your life continue for ever!
but you will remain.
They will become
like old clothes.
Like clothes, you will remove them,
so that they
The years of your life will never finish.
our children will live here safely.
Their children too will be safe,
as they live near to you.’