For the Music Director. With stringed instruments. According to The Sheminith. A Psalm of David.
1O Lord, do not rebuke me in Your anger,
nor discipline me in the heat of Your anger.
2#Ps 63:1; 84:2 Be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am weak;
O Lord, heal me, for my bones are terrified.
3#Ps 79:10; 80:5 My soul is greatly troubled,
but You, O Lord, how long?
4#Isa 30:29; Ps 62:8 Return, O Lord, rescue my soul.
Save me for the sake of Your lovingkindness.
5#Ps 42:11; 43:5 For in death there is no remembrance of You;
in Sheol who will give You thanks?
6#2Sa 17:22; Dt 3:8–9 I am weary with my groaning;
all night I flood my bed with weeping;
I drench my couch with my tears.
7#Ps 88:7; Jnh 2:3 My eye wastes away from grief;
it grows weak because of all those hostile to me.
8#Job 35:10; Ps 63:6 Depart from me, all you workers of iniquity;
for the Lord has heard the voice of my weeping.
9#Ps 38:6; 18:2 The Lord has heard my supplication;
the Lord accepts my prayer.
10#Ps 42:3; Joel 2:17 May all my enemies be ashamed and greatly terrified;
may they turn back and be suddenly ashamed.