Psalms 31:17 NET [abbreviation] brought to you by [publisher] Learn More



17 O Lord, do not let me be humiliated,for I call out to you!May evil men be humiliated!May they go wailing to the grave!#tn The verb יִדְּמוּ (yiddÿmu) is understood as a form of דָּמַם (damam, “wail, lament”). Another option is to take the verb from דָּמַם (“be quiet”; see BDB 198-99 s.v. I דָּמַם), in which case one might translate, “May they lie silent in the grave.”