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Psalm 88 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:1 - A Song, a Psalm, by sons of Korah, to the Overseer, 'Concerning the Sickness of Afflictions.' -- An instruction, by Heman the Ezrahite. O Jehovah, God of my salvation, Daily I have cried, nightly before Thee,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:2 - My prayer cometh in before Thee, Incline Thine ear to my loud cry,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:3 - For my soul hath been full of evils, And my life hath come to Sheol.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:4 - I have been reckoned with those going down to the pit, I have been as a man without strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:5 - Among the dead -- free, As pierced ones lying in the grave, Whom Thou hast not remembered any more, Yea, they by Thy hand have been cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:6 - Thou hast put me in the lowest pit, In dark places, in depths.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:7 - Upon me hath Thy fury lain, And with all Thy breakers Thou hast afflicted. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:8 - Thou hast put mine acquaintance far from me, Thou hast made me an abomination to them, Shut up -- I go not forth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:9 - Mine eye hath grieved because of affliction, I called Thee, O Jehovah, all the day, I have spread out unto Thee my hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:10 - To the dead dost Thou do wonders? Do Rephaim rise? do they thank Thee? Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:11 - Is Thy kindness recounted in the grave? Thy faithfulness in destruction?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:12 - Are Thy wonders known in the darkness? And Thy righteousness in the land of forgetfulness?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:13 - And I, unto Thee, O Jehovah, I have cried, And in the morning doth my prayer come before Thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:14 - Why, O Jehovah, castest Thou off my soul? Thou hidest Thy face from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:15 - I am afflicted, and expiring from youth, I have borne Thy terrors -- I pine away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:16 - Over me hath Thy wrath passed, Thy terrors have cut me off,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:17 - They have surrounded me as waters all the day, They have gone round against me together,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:18 - Thou hast put far from me lover and friend, Mine acquaintance is the place of darkness!

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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