A Prayer for Mercy
For the choir director: with stringed instruments, according to Sheminith. #1Ch 15:21Ps 12 title A Davidic psalm.
1Lord, do not rebuke me in Your anger;
do not discipline me in Your wrath. #Ps 38:1Jr 10:24
2Be gracious to me, Lord, for I am weak; # Or sick #Ps 142:6
heal me, #Ps 41:4Jr 17:14 Lord, for my bones are shaking; #Jb 4:14
3my whole being is shaken with terror. #Jb 9:28Jn 12:27
And You, Lord — how long? #Nm 14:27Ps 13:1-2|NoBook| 35:17|NoBook| 79:5|NoBook| 80:4
4Turn, Lord! Rescue me;
save me because of Your faithful love. #Ps 31:16|NoBook| 109:26
5For there is no remembrance of You in death;
who can thank You in Sheol? #Ps 30:988:10-12|NoBook| 115:17Ec 9:10Is 38:18
6I am weary from my groaning; #Ps 69:3|NoBook| 119:28
with my tears I dampen my pillow # Lit bed
and drench my bed every night. #Ps 42:3|NoBook| 102:9
7My eyes are swollen from grief; #Jb 17:7Ps 31:9|NoBook| 88:9
they # LXX, Aq, Sym, Jer read I grow old because of all my enemies.
8Depart from me, all evildoers,
for the Lord has heard the sound of my weeping. #Ps 18:6|NoBook| 34:6|NoBook| 40:1
9The Lord has heard my plea for help; #Ps 28:6
the Lord accepts my prayer. #Ps 3:466:19-20
10All my enemies will be ashamed and shake with terror;
they will turn back #Ex 23:27 and suddenly be disgraced. #Ps 71:13
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