Psalm 6 NLT

For the choir director: A psalm of David, to be accompanied by an eight-stringed instrument.

1 aO LORD, do not rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your rage.

References for Psalms 6:1

    • e 6:1 - Hebrew <I>with stringed instruments; according to the sheminith.</I>
      2 Have compassion on me, LORD, for I am weak. Heal me, LORD, for my body is in agony.
      3 I am sick at heart. How long, O LORD, until you restore me?
      4 Return, O LORD, and rescue me. Save me because of your unfailing love.
      5 For in death, who remembers you? Who can praise you from the grave?
      6 I am worn out from sobbing. Every night tears drench my bed; my pillow is wet from weeping.
      7 My vision is blurred by grief; my eyes are worn out because of all my enemies.
      8 Go away, all you who do evil, for the LORD has heard my crying.
      9 The LORD has heard my plea; the LORD will answer my prayer.
      10 May all my enemies be disgraced and terrified. May they suddenly turn back in shame.