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Psalm 39

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." 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." NIV 2 But when I was silent and still, not even saying anything good, my anguish increased. NIV 2 But when I was silent and still, not even saying anything good, my anguish increased. NIV 3 My heart grew hot within me, and as I meditated, the fire burned; then 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: NIV 4 "Show me, O LORD, my life's end and the number of my days; let me know how fleeting is my life. NIV 4 "Show me, O LORD, my life's end and the number of my days; let me know how fleeting is my life. 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" 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" 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. 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. NIV 7 "But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you. NIV 7 "But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you. NIV 8 Save me from all my transgressions; do not make me the scorn of fools. NIV 8 Save me from all my transgressions; do not make me the scorn of fools. NIV 9 I was silent; I would not open my mouth, for you are the one who has done this. NIV 9 I was silent; I would not open my mouth, for you are the one who has done this. NIV 10 Remove your scourge 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. NIV 11 You rebuke and discipline men for their sin; you consume their wealth like a moth-- each 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" 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. 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. NIV 13 Look away from me, that I may rejoice again before I depart and am no more." NIV 13 Look away from me, that I may rejoice again before I depart and am no more."