The Bible in Its Traditions

Psalms 6:1–11

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O YHWH, rebuke me not in Thine anger, neither chasten me in Thy wrath.

title  For the End, a Psalm of David among the Hymns for the eighth.

O Lord, rebuke me not in thy wrath, neither chasten me in thine anger.

title  In parts according to verses. A Psalm of David. For the octave.

O Lord, do not rebuke me in your fury, nor chastise me in your anger.

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Be gracious unto me, O YHWH, for I languish away; heal me, O LORD, for my bones are affrighted.

Pity me, O Lord; for I am weak: heal me, O Lord; for my bones are vexed.

Ps6:2  Have mercy on me, Lord, for I am weak. Heal me, Lord, for my bones have become disturbed,

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My soul also is sore affrighted; and Thou, O YHWH, how long?

Ps6:3  and my soul has been very troubled. But as for you, Lord, when?

My soul is also troubled exceedingly but thou, O LORD, how long?

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Return, O YHWH, deliver my soul; save me for Thy mercy's sake.

Ps6:4  Turn to me, Lord, and rescue my soul. Save me because of your mercy.

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For in death there is no remembrance of Thee; in the nether-world who will give Thee thanks?

For in death no man remembers thee: and who will give thee thanks in Hades?

Ps6:5  For there is no one in death who would be mindful of you. And who will confess to you in Hell?

I am weary with my groaning; every night make I my bed to swim; I melt away my couch with my tears.

I am wearied with my groaning; I shall wash my bed every night; I shall water my couch with tears.

Ps6:6  I have labored in my groaning. Every night, with my tears, I will wash my bed and drench my blanket.

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Mine eye is dimmed because of vexation; it waxeth old because of all mine adversaries.

Ps6:7  My eye has been troubled by rage. I have grown old among all my enemies.

Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity; for YHWH hath heard the voice of my weeping.

Ps6:8  Scatter before me, all you who work iniquity, for the Lord has heard the voice of my weeping.

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YHWH hath heard my supplication; YHWH receiveth my prayer.

The Lord has hearkened to my petition; the Lord has accepted my prayer.

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10  All mine enemies shall be ashamed and sore affrighted; they shall turn back, they shall be ashamed suddenly.

10  Let all mine enemies be put to shame and sore troubled: let them be turned back and grievously put to shame speedily.

Ps6:10  Let all my enemies be ashamed and together be greatly troubled. May they be converted and become ashamed very quickly.