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Psalms 5

The Book of Psalms

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Chapter 6


<To the chief music-maker on corded instruments, on the Sheminith. A Psalm. Of David.>\


\6:1\O Lord, do not be bitter with me in your wrath; do not send punishment on me in the heat of your passion.


\6:2\Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I am wasted away: make me well, for even my bones are troubled.


\6:3\My soul is in bitter trouble; and you, O Lord, how long?


\6:4\Come back, O Lord, make my soul free; O give me salvation because of your mercy.


\6:5\For in death there is no memory of you; in the underworld who will give you praise?


\6:6\The voice of my sorrow is a weariness to me; all the night I make my bed wet with weeping; it is watered by the drops flowing from my eyes.


\6:7\My eyes are wasting away with trouble; they are becoming old because of all those who are against me.


\6:8\Go from me, all you workers of evil; for the Lord has given ear to the voice of my weeping.


\6:9\The Lord has given ear to my request; the Lord has let my prayer come before him.


\6:10\Let all those who are against me be shamed and deeply troubled; let them be turned back and suddenly put to shame.

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