A psalm of David. A petition.

1 aLORD, do not rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your wrath.

References for Psalms 38:1

    • ´ 38:1 - In Hebrew texts 38:1-22 is numbered 38:2-23.
      2 Your arrows have pierced me, and your hand has come down on me.

      References for Psalms 38:2

      3 Because of your wrath there is no health in my body; there is no soundness in my bones because of my sin.

      References for Psalms 38:3

      4 My guilt has overwhelmed me like a burden too heavy to bear.

      References for Psalms 38:4

      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.
      7 My back is filled with searing pain; there is no health in my body.

      References for Psalms 38:7

      8 I am feeble and utterly crushed; I groan in anguish of heart.

      References for Psalms 38:8