Psalms 38:5

5 My wounds fester and are loathsome because of my sinful folly.

Psalms 38:5 in Other Translations

KJV
5 My wounds stink and are corrupt because of my foolishness.
ESV
5 My wounds stink and fester because of my foolishness,
NLT
5 My wounds fester and stink because of my foolish sins.
MSG
5 The cuts in my flesh stink and grow maggots because I've lived so badly.
CSB
5 My wounds are foul and festering because of my foolishness.

Psalms 38:5 In-Context

3 Because of your wrath there is no health in my body; there is no soundness in my bones because of my sin.
4 My guilt has overwhelmed me like a burden too heavy to bear.
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.

Cross References 3

  • 1. ver 11; Psalms 147:3
  • 2. Job 19:17
  • 3. Psalms 69:5; Proverbs 5:23; Proverbs 12:23; Proverbs 13:16; Ecclesiastes 10:3
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