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Psalms 38

Book of Psalms - Chapter 38

Psalms 38:1

the LORD, don't rebuke me in your wrath, neither chasten me in your hot displeasure.

Psalms 38:2

For your arrows have pierced me, your hand presses hard on me.

Psalms 38:3

There is no soundness in my flesh because of your indignation, neither is there any health in my bones because of my sin.

Psalms 38:4

For my iniquities have gone over my head. As a heavy burden, they are too heavy for me.

Psalms 38:5

My wounds are loathsome and corrupt, because of my foolishness.

Psalms 38:6

I am pained and bowed down greatly. I go mourning all day long.

Psalms 38:7

For my waist is filled with burning. There is no soundness in my flesh.

Psalms 38:8

I am faint and severely bruised. I have groaned by reason of the anguish of my heart.

Psalms 38:9

Lord, all my desire is before you. My groaning is not hidden from you.

Psalms 38:10

My heart throbs. My strength fails me. As for the light of my eyes, it has also left me.

Psalms 38:11

My lovers and my friends stand aloof from my plague. My kinsmen stand far away.

Psalms 38:12

They also who seek after my life lay snares. Those who seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all day long.

Psalms 38:13

But I, as a deaf man, don't hear. I am as a mute man who doesn't open his mouth.

Psalms 38:14

Yes, I am as a man who doesn't hear, in whose mouth are no reproofs.

Psalms 38:15

For in you, the LORD, do I hope. You will answer, Lord my God.

Psalms 38:16

For I said, "Don't let them gloat over me, or exalt themselves over me when my foot slips."

Psalms 38:17

For I am ready to fall. My pain is continually before me.

Psalms 38:18

For I will declare my iniquity. I will be sorry for my sin.

Psalms 38:19

But my enemies are vigorous and many. Those who hate me without reason are numerous.

Psalms 38:20

They who also render evil for good are adversaries to me, because I follow what is good.

Psalms 38:21

Don't forsake me, the LORD. My God, don't be far from me.

Psalms 38:22

Hurry to help me, Lord, my salvation. For the Chief Musician. For Jeduthun. A Psalm by David.