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Psalm 38 TNIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 LORD, do not rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your wrath. 1 O LORD, do not rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your wrath.
2 Your arrows have pierced me, and your hand has come down on me. 2 For your arrows have pierced me, and your hand has come down upon me.
3 Because of your wrath there is no health in my body; there is no soundness in my bones because of my sin. 3 Because of your wrath there is no health in my body; my bones have no soundness because of my sin.
4 My guilt has overwhelmed me like a burden too heavy to bear. 4 My guilt has overwhelmed me like a burden too heavy to bear.
5 My wounds fester and are loathsome because of my sinful folly. 5 My wounds fester and are loathsome because of my sinful folly.
6 I am bowed down and brought very low; all day long I go about mourning. 6 I am bowed down and brought very low; all day long I go about mourning.
7 My back is filled with searing pain; there is no health in my body. 7 My back is filled with searing pain; there is no health in my body.
8 I am feeble and utterly crushed; I groan in anguish of heart. 8 I am feeble and utterly crushed; I groan in anguish of heart.
9 All my longings lie open before you, Lord; my sighing is not hidden from you. 9 All my longings lie open before you, O Lord; my sighing is not hidden from you.
10 My heart pounds, my strength fails me; even the light has gone from my eyes. 10 My heart pounds, my strength fails me; even the light has gone from my eyes.
11 My friends and companions avoid me because of my wounds; my neighbors stay far away. 11 My friends and companions avoid me because of my wounds; my neighbors stay far away.
12 Those who seek my life set their traps, those who would harm me talk of my ruin; all day long they scheme and lie. 12 Those who seek my life set their traps, those who would harm me talk of my ruin; all day long they plot deception.
13 I am like the deaf, who cannot hear, like the mute, who cannot speak; 13 I am like a deaf man, who cannot hear, like a mute, who cannot open his mouth;
14 I have become like one who does not hear, whose mouth can offer no reply. 14 I have become like a man who does not hear, whose mouth can offer no reply.
15 LORD, I wait for you; you will answer, Lord my God. 15 I wait for you, O LORD; you will answer, O Lord my God.
16 For I said, "Do not let them gloat or exalt themselves over me when my feet slip." 16 For I said, "Do not let them gloat or exalt themselves over me when my foot slips."
17 For I am about to fall, and my pain is ever with me. 17 For I am about to fall, and my pain is ever with me.
18 I confess my iniquity; I am troubled by my sin. 18 I confess my iniquity; I am troubled by my sin.
19 Many have become my enemies without cause; those who hate me without reason are numerous. 19 Many are those who are my vigorous enemies; those who hate me without reason are numerous.
20 Those who repay my good with evil lodge accusations against me, though I seek only to do what is good. 20 Those who repay my good with evil slander me when I pursue what is good.
21 LORD, do not forsake me; do not be far from me, my God. 21 O LORD, do not forsake me; be not far from me, O my God.
22 Come quickly to help me, my Lord and my Savior. 22 Come quickly to help me, O Lord my Savior.