Psalm 88:1-6 DBY

1 {A Song, a Psalm for the sons of Korah. To the chief Musician. Upon Mahalath Leannoth. a An instruction. Of Heman the Ezrahite.} Jehovah, God of my salvation, I have cried by day [and] in the night before thee.

References for Psalms 88:1

    • ɵ 88:1 - The meaning of Mahalath is uncertain, see Ps. 53. Leannoth may mean 'for subdued singing.'
      2 Let my prayer come before thee; incline thine ear unto my cry.
      3 For my soul is full of troubles, and my life draweth nigh to Sheol. b

      References for Psalms 88:3

        • ɶ 88:3 - See Ps. 6.5.
          4 I am reckoned with them that go down into the pit; I am as a man that hath no strength:
          5 Prostrate among the dead, like the slain that lie in the grave; whom thou rememberest no more, and who are cut off from thy hand. c

          References for Psalms 88:5

            • ɷ 88:5 - i.e. 'from thy leading and helping hand.'
              6 Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, in dark places, d in the deeps.

              References for Psalms 88:6

                • ɸ 88:6 - Or 'in darkness,' lit. 'darknesses.'