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Psalm 6 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:1 - For the choir director: A psalm of David, to be accompanied by an eight-stringed instrument.[fn]

O LORD, don’t rebuke me in your anger
or discipline me in your rage.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:2 - Have compassion on me, LORD, for I am weak.
Heal me, LORD, for my bones are in agony.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:3 - I am sick at heart.
How long, O LORD, until you restore me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:4 - Return, O LORD, and rescue me.
Save me because of your unfailing love.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:5 - For the dead do not remember you.
Who can praise you from the grave?[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:6 - I am worn out from sobbing.
All night I flood my bed with weeping,
drenching it with my tears.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:7 - My vision is blurred by grief;
my eyes are worn out because of all my enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:8 - Go away, all you who do evil,
for the LORD has heard my weeping.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:9 - The LORD has heard my plea;
the LORD will answer my prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:10 - May all my enemies be disgraced and terrified.
May they suddenly turn back in shame.
NLT Footnotes
Hebrew with stringed instruments; according to the sheminith.
Hebrew from Sheol?

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