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Psalm 88:1-9 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 O LORD, the God who saves me, day and night I cry out before you. 1 O LORD, the God who saves me, day and night I cry out before you.
2 May my prayer come before you; turn your ear to my cry. 2 May my prayer come before you; turn your ear to my cry.
3 For my soul is full of trouble and my life draws near the grave. 3 For my soul is full of trouble and my life draws near the grave.
4 I am counted among those who go down to the pit; I am like a man without strength. 4 I am counted among those who go down to the pit; I am like a man without strength.
5 I am set apart with the dead, like the slain who lie in the grave, whom you remember no more, who are cut off from your care. 5 I am set apart with the dead, like the slain who lie in the grave, whom you remember no more, who are cut off from your care.
6 You have put me in the lowest pit, in the darkest depths. 6 You have put me in the lowest pit, in the darkest depths.
7 Your wrath lies heavily upon me; you have overwhelmed me with all your waves. "Selah" 7 Your wrath lies heavily upon me; you have overwhelmed me with all your waves. "Selah"
8 You have taken from me my closest friends and have made me repulsive to them. I am confined and cannot escape; 8 You have taken from me my closest friends and have made me repulsive to them. I am confined and cannot escape;
9 my eyes are dim with grief. I call to you, O LORD, every day; I spread out my hands to you. 9 my eyes are dim with grief. I call to you, O LORD, every day; I spread out my hands to you.