Psalms 38

Psalm 38

David moveth God to take compassion of his sad condition, confessing his sins to have been the cause of it.
A Psalm of David, 1to bring to remembrance.
1 O Lord, 1rebuke me not in thy wrath: neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.
2 For 1thine arrows stick fast in me, and thy hand presseth me sore.
3 there is 1no soundness in my flesh because of thine anger; neither is there any arest in my bones because of my sin.
4 For 1mine iniquities are gone over mine head: as an heavy burden they are too heavy for me.
5 My 1wounds stink and are corrupt because of my foolishness.
6 I 1am atroubled; I am bowed down greatly; I go 2mourning all the day long.
7 For 1my loins are filled with a loathsome disease: and there is no soundness in my flesh.
8 I 1am feeble and sore broken: 2I have roared by reason of the disquietness of my heart.
9 Lord, 1all my desire is before thee; and my groaning is not hid from thee.
10 My 1heart panteth, my strength faileth me: as for the light of mine eyes, it also ais gone from me.
11 My 1lovers and my friends stand aloof from my asore; and my bkinsmen stand afar off.
12 They 1also that seek after my life 2lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and imagine deceits all the day long.
13 But 1I, as a deaf man, heard not; and I was as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.
14 Thus I was as a man that heareth not, and in whose mouth are no 1reproofs.
15 For 1in thee, O Lord, ado I hope: thou wilt bhear, O Lord my God.
16 For 1I said, Hear me, 2lest otherwise they should rejoice over me: when my foot slippeth, they magnify themselves against me.
17 For 1I am ready ato halt, and my sorrow is continually before me.
18 For 1I will declare mine iniquity; I will be sorry for my sin.
19 But 1mine enemies aare lively, and they are strong: and they that hate me 2wrongfully are multiplied.
20 They 1also that render evil for good are mine adversaries; because I follow the thing that good is.
21 1Forsake me not, O Lord: O my God, be not far from me.
22 Make 1haste ato help me, O Lord my salvation.
Psalms 38