2 So I remained utterly silent, not even saying anything good. But my anguish increased;

Read Psalm 39:2 Using Other Translations

I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred.
I was mute and silent; I held my peace to no avail, and my distress grew worse.
But as I stood there in silence— not even speaking of good things— the turmoil within me grew worse.