Parallel Bible results for Psalm 6

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Psalm 6

MSG 1 Please, God, no more yelling, no more trips to the woodshed. NIV 1 O LORD, do not rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your wrath. MSG 2 Treat me nice for a change; I'm so starved for affection. Can't you see I'm black and blue, NIV 2 Be merciful to me, LORD, for I am faint; O LORD, heal me, for my bones are in agony. MSG 3 and soul? God, how long will it take for you to let up? NIV 3 My soul is in anguish. How long, O LORD, how long? MSG 4 Break in, God, and break up this fight; if you love me at all, get me out of here. NIV 4 Turn, O LORD, and deliver me; save me because of your unfailing love. MSG 5 I'm no good to you dead, am I? I can't sing in your choir if I'm buried in some tomb! NIV 5 No one remembers you when he is dead. Who praises you from the grave ? MSG 6 I'm tired of all this - so tired. My bed has been floating forty days and nights On the flood of my tears. My mattress is soaked, soggy with tears. NIV 6 I am worn out from groaning; all night long I flood my bed with weeping and drench my couch with tears. MSG 7 The sockets of my eyes are black holes; nearly blind, I squint and grope. NIV 7 My eyes grow weak with sorrow; they fail because of all my foes. MSG 8 Get out of here, you Devil's crew: at last God has heard my sobs. NIV 8 Away from me, all you who do evil, for the LORD has heard my weeping. MSG 9 My requests have all been granted, my prayers are answered. NIV 9 The LORD has heard my cry for mercy; the LORD accepts my prayer. MSG 10 Cowards, my enemies disappear. Disgraced, they turn tail and run. NIV 10 All my enemies will be ashamed and dismayed; they will turn back in sudden disgrace.