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Psalm 6 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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A Prayer of Faith in Time of Distress
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:1 - To the Chief Musician. With stringed instruments. On an eight-stringed harp.[fn] A Psalm of David.

O LORD, do not rebuke me in Your anger,
Nor chasten me in Your hot displeasure.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:2 - Have mercy on me, O LORD, for I am weak;
O LORD, heal me, for my bones are troubled.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:3 - My soul also is greatly troubled;
But You, O LORD—how long?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:4 - Return, O LORD, deliver me!
Oh, save me for Your mercies’ sake!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:5 - For in death there is no remembrance of You;
In the grave who will give You thanks?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:6 - I am weary with my groaning;
All night I make my bed swim;
I drench my couch with my tears.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:7 - My eye wastes away because of grief;
It grows old because of all my enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:8 - Depart from me, all you workers of iniquity;
For the LORD has heard the voice of my weeping.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:9 - The LORD has heard my supplication;
The LORD will receive my prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:10 - Let all my enemies be ashamed and greatly troubled;
Let them turn back and be ashamed suddenly.
NKJV Footnotes
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New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

The text of the New King James Version (NKJV) appearing on or deriving from this or any other web page is for personal use only. Any other use of the NKJV must be in conformity with the Quotation Policy for the New King James Version. For more information about the New King James Version, the Quotation Policy, and for inquiries about permission to use the New King James Version, go to Thomas Nelson, Inc..

For more information on this translation, see the NKJV Preface.

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