6:1 «To the chief Musician on Neginoth upon Sheminith, A Psalm of David.» O LORD, a rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.
(a) Though I deserve destruction, yet let your
mercy pity my frailty.
6:2 Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I [am] weak: O
LORD, heal me; for my b bones are vexed.
(b) For my whole strength is abated.
6:3 c My soul
is also sore vexed: but thou, O LORD, how long?
(c) His conscience is also touched with the fear
of God's judgment.
6:5 For in d
death [there is] no remembrance of thee: in the grave who shall give thee
(d) He laments that opportunity should be taken
from him to praise God in the congregation.
Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity; for the LORD hath heard the voice of
(e) God sends comfort and boldness in affliction,
that we may triumph over our enemies.
6:10 Let all mine enemies be
ashamed and sore vexed: let them return [and] be ashamed f
(f) When the wicked think the godly will perish,
God delivers them suddenly, and destroys their enemies.