Psalm 6 DBY

1 {To the chief Musician. On stringed instruments, upon Sheminith. A Psalm of David.} Jehovah, rebuke me not in thine anger, and chasten me not in thy hot displeasure.

References for Psalms 6:1

    • a 6:1 - Perhaps 'upon the octave,' or 'with eight strings:' see Ps. 12; 1Chron. 15.21.
      2 Be gracious unto me, Jehovah, for I am withered; Jehovah, heal me, for my bones tremble.
      3 And my soul trembleth exceedingly: and thou, Jehovah, till how long?
      4 Return, Jehovah, free my soul; save me for thy loving-kindness' sake.

      References for Psalms 6:4

        • b 6:4 - Chesed: see Ps. 4.3.
          5 For in death there is no remembrance of thee; in Sheol who shall give thanks unto thee?

          References for Psalms 6:5

            • c 6:5 - i.e. 'Hades;' it vaguely expresses the place or state of the soul separated from the body.
            • d 6:5 - Or 'celebrate thy praises.'
              6 I am wearied with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I dissolve my couch with my tears.
              7 Mine eye wasteth away through grief; it hath grown old because of all mine oppressors.

              References for Psalms 6:7

                • e 6:7 - Tzar, see Ps. 8.2.
                  8 Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity; for Jehovah hath heard the voice of my weeping.
                  9 Jehovah hath heard my supplication; Jehovah receiveth my prayer.
                  10 All mine enemies shall be ashamed and tremble exceedingly; they will turn, they will be ashamed suddenly.

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                  • a 6:1 - Perhaps 'upon the octave,' or 'with eight strings:' see Ps. 12; 1Chron. 15.21.
                  • b 6:4 - Chesed: see Ps. 4.3.
                  • c 6:5 - i.e. 'Hades;' it vaguely expresses the place or state of the soul separated from the body.
                  • d 6:5 - Or 'celebrate thy praises.'
                  • e 6:7 - Tzar, see Ps. 8.2.