Rivers of waters run down my eyes, because they keep not your law.
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Augustine of Hippo
135. "My eyes have descended streams of waters, because they have not kept Thy law" (ver. 136): that is, my eyes. For in some copies there is this reading, "Because I have not kept Thy law, streams of waters" therefore "descended," that is, floods of tears. ...
Law. This shows that David composed this psalm, as he fell by seeing Bethsabee.
They. Men. (Duport.) Septuagint, "I. "But this is unnecessary. The eyes and all our senses lead to our ruin, Romans vii. 18, 24. (Berthier)
True repentance requires lamentation, as well as a firm purpose of amendment, (Worthington) commissa diluereabluta non iterare. (St. Jerome)