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Psalm 102

Psa. 102:3 KJV (With Strong’s)

For my days
yowm (Hebrew #3117)
a day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb)
KJV usage: age, + always, + chronicals, continually(-ance), daily, ((birth-), each, to) day, (now a, two) days (agone), + elder, X end, + evening, + (for) ever(-lasting, -more), X full, life, as (so) long as (... live), (even) now, + old, + outlived, + perpetually, presently, + remaineth, X required, season, X since, space, then, (process of) time, + as at other times, + in trouble, weather, (as) when, (a, the, within a) while (that), X whole (+ age), (full) year(-ly), + younger.
Pronounce: yome
Origin: from an unused root meaning to be hot
are consumed
kalah (Hebrew #3615)
to end, whether intransitive (to cease, be finished, perish) or transitived (to complete, prepare, consume)
KJV usage: accomplish, cease, consume (away), determine, destroy (utterly), be (when ... were) done, (be an) end (of), expire, (cause to) fail, faint, finish, fulfil, X fully, X have, leave (off), long, bring to pass, wholly reap, make clean riddance, spend, quite take away, waste.
Pronounce: kaw-law'
Origin: a primitive root
ρlike smoke
`ashan (Hebrew #6227)
smoke, literally or figuratively (vapor, dust, anger)
KJV usage: smoke(-ing).
Pronounce: aw-shawn'
Origin: from 6225
, and my bones
`etsem (Hebrew #6106)
a bone (as strong); by extension, the body; figuratively, the substance, i.e. (as pron.) selfsame
KJV usage: body, bone, X life, (self-)same, strength, X very.
Pronounce: eh'tsem
Origin: from 6105
are burned
charar (Hebrew #2787)
to glow, i.e. literally (to melt, burn, dry up) or figuratively (to show or incite passion
KJV usage: be angry, burn, dry, kindle.
Pronounce: khaw-rar'
Origin: a primitive root
as an hearth
mowqed (Hebrew #4168)
a fire or fuel; abstractly, a conflagration
KJV usage: burning, hearth.
Pronounce: mo-kade'
Origin: from 3344
or, (as some read) into.

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Ministry on This Verse

my days.
like smoke.
or, (as some read) into smoke.
my bones.
 Under the chastening of the Lord the days of His people are shortened and fade like smoke; their glory withers like grass. Into this trial the Lord enters (vv. 3-5). (Psalms 102 by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as a firebrand.