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PSALM 6

Prayer for Mercy in Time of Trouble.

For the choir director; with stringed instruments, upon an eight-string lyre. A Psalm of David.

1 O Lord, ado not rebuke me in Your anger,

Nor chasten me in Your wrath.

2 Be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am apining away;

bHeal me, O Lord, for cmy bones are dismayed.

3 And my asoul is greatly dismayed;

But You, O Lordbhow long?

4 Return, O Lord, arescue my 1soul;

Save me because of Your lovingkindness.

5 For athere is no 1mention of You in death;

In 2Sheol who will give You thanks?

6 I am aweary with my sighing;

Every night I make my bed swim,

I dissolve my couch with bmy tears.

7 My aeye has wasted away with grief;

It has become old because of all my adversaries.

8 aDepart from me, all you who do iniquity,

For the Lord bhas heard the voice of my weeping.

9 The Lord ahas heard my supplication,

The Lord breceives my prayer.

10 All my enemies will abe ashamed and greatly dismayed;

They shall 1turn back, they will bsuddenly be ashamed.

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