I am bowed down1 and brought very low; all day long I go about mourning.2
References for Psalms 38:6
My back is filled with searing pain;3 there is no health4 in my body.
References for Psalms 38:7
I am feeble and utterly crushed;5 I groan6 in anguish of heart.7
References for Psalms 38:8
All my longings8 lie open before you, O Lord; my sighing9 is not hidden from you.
References for Psalms 38:9
My heart pounds,10 my strength fails11 me; even the light has gone from my eyes.12
References for Psalms 38:10
My friends and companions avoid me because of my wounds;13 my neighbors stay far away.
References for Psalms 38:11
Those who seek my life set their traps,14 those who would harm me talk of my ruin;15 all day long they plot deception.16
References for Psalms 38:12
I am like a deaf man, who cannot hear,17 like a mute, who cannot open his mouth;
References for Psalms 38:13
I have become like a man who does not hear, whose mouth can offer no reply.
I wait18 for you, O LORD; you will answer,19 O Lord my God.
References for Psalms 38:15
For I said, "Do not let them gloat20 or exalt themselves over me when my foot slips."21
References for Psalms 38:16