1 O LORD, rebuke me not in thy wrath: neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.
2 For thine arrows stick fast in me, and thy hand presseth me sore.
3 There is no soundness in my flesh because of thine anger; neither is there any resta in my bones because of my sin.

References for Psalms 38:3

    • Ü 38:3 - rest: Heb. peace, or, health
      4 For mine iniquities are gone over mine head: as an heavy burden they are too heavy for me.
      5 My wounds stink and are corrupt because of my foolishness.
      6 I am troubled;b I am bowed down greatly; I go mourning all the day long.

      References for Psalms 38:6

        • Ý 38:6 - troubled: Heb. wried
          7 For my loins are filled with a loathsome disease: and there is no soundness in my flesh.
          8 I am feeble and sore broken: I have roared by reason of the disquietness of my heart.
          9 Lord, all my desire is before thee; and my groaning is not hid from thee.
          10 My heart panteth, my strength faileth me: as for the light of mine eyes, it also is gonec from me.

          References for Psalms 38:10

            • Þ 38:10 - is gone...: Heb. is not with me
              11 My lovers and my friends stand aloof from my sore;d and my kinsmen stand afar off.

              References for Psalms 38:11

                • ß 38:11 - sore: Heb. stroke
                  12 They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and imagine deceits all the day long.
                  13 But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and I was as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.
                  14 Thus I was as a man that heareth not, and in whose mouth are no reproofs.
                  15 For in thee, O LORD, do I hope: thou wilt hear, O Lord my God.
                  16 For I said, Hear me, lest otherwise they should rejoice over me: when my foot slippeth, they magnify themselves against me.
                  17 For I am ready to halt,e and my sorrow is continually before me.

                  References for Psalms 38:17

                    • à 38:17 - to halt: Heb. for halting
                      18 For I will declare mine iniquity; I will be sorry for my sin.
                      19 But mine enemies are lively, and they are strong: and they that hate me wrongfully are multiplied.
                      20 They also that render evil for good are mine adversaries; because I follow the thing that good is.
                      21 Forsake me not, O LORD: O my God, be not far from me.
                      22 Make haste to help me, O Lord my salvation.