Psalm 88:1-6 CEB

Psalm 88

A song. A psalm of the Korahites. For the music leader. According to Mahalath Leannoth. A maskil of Heman the Ezrahite.

1 abLORD, God of my salvation, by day I cry out, even at night, before you—

References for Psalms 88:1

    • õ 88:1 - Heb uncertain
    • ö 88:1 - Perhaps <i>instruction</i>; the root is used in Ps 32:8.
      2 let my prayer reach you! Turn your ear to my outcry
      3 because my whole beingc is filled with distress; my life is at the very brink of hell.d

      References for Psalms 88:3

        • ÷ 88:3 - Or <i>soul</i>, also in 88:14
        • ø 88:3 - Heb <i>Sheol</i>
          4 I am considered as one of those plummeting into the pit. I am like those who are beyond help,
          5 drifting among the dead, lying in the grave, like dead bodies— those you don't remember anymore, those who are cut off from your power.
          6 You placed me down in the deepest pit, in places dark and deep.