or discipline me in your wrath.y
2 Your arrowsz have pierced me,
and your hand has come down on me.
3 Because of your wrath there is no healtha in my body;
there is no soundness in my bonesb because of my sin.
4 My guilt has overwhelmedc me
like a burden too heavy to bear.d
because of my sinful folly.g
6 I am bowed downh and brought very low;
all day long I go about mourning.i
7 My back is filled with searing pain;j
there is no healthk in my body.
8 I am feeble and utterly crushed;l
9 All my longingso lie open before you, Lord;
my sighingp is not hidden from you.
even the light has gone from my eyes.s
11 My friends and companions avoid me because of my wounds;t
my neighbors stay far away.
12 Those who want to kill me set their traps,u
those who would harm me talk of my ruin;v
all day long they scheme and lie.w
13 I am like the deaf, who cannot hear,x
like the mute, who cannot speak;
whose mouth can offer no reply.
15 Lord, I waity for you;
you will answer,z Lord my God.
16 For I said, “Do not let them gloata
or exalt themselves over me when my feet slip.”b
17 For I am about to fall,c
and my paind is ever with me.
18 I confess my iniquity;e
I am troubled by my sin.
20 Those who repay my good with evili
lodge accusationsj against me,
though I seek only to do what is good.
21 Lord, do not forsake me;k
do not be farl from me, my God.
my Lord and my Savior.o
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