Parallel Bible results for Psalm 39

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Psalm 39

HNV 1 <<For the Chief Musician. For Yedutun. A Psalm by David.>> I said, "I will watch my ways, so that I don't sin with my tongue. I will keep my mouth with a bridle while the wicked is before me." NIV 1 I said, "I will watch my ways and keep my tongue from sin; I will put a muzzle on my mouth as long as the wicked are in my presence." HNV 2 I was mute with silence. I held my shalom, even from good. My sorrow was stirred. NIV 2 But when I was silent and still, not even saying anything good, my anguish increased. HNV 3 My heart was hot within me. While I meditated, the fire burned: I spoke with my tongue: NIV 3 My heart grew hot within me, and as I meditated, the fire burned; then I spoke with my tongue: HNV 4 "LORD, make me to know my end, What is the measure of my days. Let me know how frail I am. NIV 4 "Show me, O LORD, my life's end and the number of my days; let me know how fleeting is my life. HNV 5 Behold, you have made my days handbreadths. My lifetime is as nothing before you. Surely every man stands as a breath." Selah. NIV 5 You have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. Each man's life is but a breath. "Selah" HNV 6 "Surely every man walks like a shadow. Surely they busy themselves in vain. He heaps up, and doesn't know who shall gather. NIV 6 Man is a mere phantom as he goes to and fro: He bustles about, but only in vain; he heaps up wealth, not knowing who will get it. HNV 7 Now, Lord, what do I wait for? My hope is in you. NIV 7 "But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you. HNV 8 Deliver me from all my transgressions. Don't make me the reproach of the foolish. NIV 8 Save me from all my transgressions; do not make me the scorn of fools. HNV 9 I was mute, I didn't open my mouth, Because you did it. NIV 9 I was silent; I would not open my mouth, for you are the one who has done this. HNV 10 Remove your scourge away from me. I am overcome by the blow of your hand. NIV 10 Remove your scourge from me; I am overcome by the blow of your hand. HNV 11 When you rebuke and correct man for iniquity, You consume his wealth like a moth. Surely every man is but a breath." Selah. NIV 11 You rebuke and discipline men for their sin; you consume their wealth like a moth-- each man is but a breath. "Selah" HNV 12 "Hear my prayer, LORD, and give ear to my cry. Don't be silent at my tears. For I am a stranger with you, A sojourner, as all my fathers were. NIV 12 "Hear my prayer, O LORD, listen to my cry for help; be not deaf to my weeping. For I dwell with you as an alien, a stranger, as all my fathers were. HNV 13 Oh spare me, that I may recover strength, Before I go away, and be no more." NIV 13 Look away from me, that I may rejoice again before I depart and am no more."