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To the chief Musician on Neginoth upon Sheminith, A Psalm of David. O Lord, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure (6:1)

Have mercy upon me, O Lord; for I am weak: O Lord, heal me; for my bones are vexed (6:2)

My soul is also sore vexed: but thou, O Lord, how long (6:3)

Return, O Lord, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies' sake (6:4)

For in death there is no remembrance of thee: in the grave who shall give thee thanks (6:5)

I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears (6:6)

Mine eye is consumed because of grief; it waxeth old because of all mine enemies (6:7)

Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity; for the Lord hath heard the voice of my weeping (6:8)

The Lord hath heard my supplication; the Lord will receive my prayer (6:9)

Let all mine enemies be ashamed and sore vexed: let them return and be ashamed suddenly (6:10)

A Psalm of David, Maschil. Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered (32:1)

Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile (32:2)

When I kept silence, my bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long (32:3)

For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: my moisture is turned into the drought of summer. Selah (32:4)

I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the Lord; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah (32:5)

For this shall every one that is godly pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest be found: surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come nigh unto him (32:6)

Thou art my hiding place; thou shalt preserve me from trouble; thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah (32:7)

I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye (32:8)

Be ye not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in with bit and bridle, lest they come near unto thee (32:9)

Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that trusteth in the Lord, mercy shall compass him about (32:10)

Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart (32:11)

A Psalm of David, to bring to remembrance. O Lord, rebuke me not in thy wrath: neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure (38:1)

For thine arrows stick fast in me, and thy hand presseth me sore (38:2)

There is no soundness in my flesh because of thine anger; neither is there any rest in my bones because of my sin (38:3)

For mine iniquities are gone over mine head: as an heavy burden they are too heavy for me (38:4)

My wounds stink and are corrupt because of my foolishness (38:5)

I am troubled; I am bowed down greatly; I go mourning all the day long (38:6)

For my loins are filled with a loathsome disease: and there is no soundness in my flesh (38:7)

I am feeble and sore broken: I have roared by reason of the disquietness of my heart (38:8)

Lord, all my desire is before thee; and my groaning is not hid from thee (38:9)

My heart panteth, my strength faileth me: as for the light of mine eyes, it also is gone from me (38:10)

My lovers and my friends stand aloof from my sore; and my kinsmen stand afar off (38:11)

They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and imagine deceits all the day long (38:12)

But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and I was as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth (38:13)

Thus I was as a man that heareth not, and in whose mouth are no reproofs (38:14)

For in thee, O Lord, do I hope: thou wilt hear, O Lord my God (38:15)

For I said, Hear me, lest otherwise they should rejoice over me: when my foot slippeth, they magnify themselves against me (38:16)

For I am ready to halt, and my sorrow is continually before me (38:17)

For I will declare mine iniquity; I will be sorry for my sin (38:18)

But mine enemies are lively, and they are strong: and they that hate me wrongfully are multiplied (38:19)

They also that render evil for good are mine adversaries; because I follow the thing that good is (38:20)

Forsake me not, O Lord: O my God, be not far from me (38:21)

Make haste to help me, O Lord my salvation (38:22)

To the chief Musician, even to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David. I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me (39:1)

I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred (39:2)

My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned: then spake I with my tongue (39:3)

Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am (39:4)

Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah (39:5)

Surely every man walketh in a vain show: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them (39:6)

And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee (39:7)

Deliver me from all my transgressions: make me not the reproach of the foolish (39:8)

I was dumb, I opened not my mouth; because thou didst it (39:9)

Remove thy stroke away from me: I am consumed by the blow of thine hand (39:10)

When thou with rebukes dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely every man is vanity. Selah (39:11)

Hear my prayer, O Lord, and give ear unto my cry; hold not thy peace at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourner, as all my fathers were (39:12)

O spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go hence, and be no more (39:13)

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. I waited patiently for the Lord; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry (40:1)

He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings (40:2)

And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the Lord (40:3)

Blessed is that man that maketh the Lord his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies (40:4)

Many, O Lord my God, are thy wonderful works which thou hast done, and thy thoughts which are to us-ward: they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee: if I would declare and speak of them, they are more than can be numbered (40:5)

Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; mine ears hast thou opened: burnt offering and sin offering hast thou not required (40:6)

Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me (40:7)

I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart (40:8)

I have preached righteousness in the great congregation: lo, I have not refrained my lips, O Lord, thou knowest (40:9)

I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation: I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great congregation (40:10)

Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O Lord: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me (40:11)

For innumerable evils have compassed me about: mine iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of mine head: therefore my heart faileth me (40:12)

Be pleased, O Lord, to deliver me: O Lord, make haste to help me (40:13)

Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil (40:14)

Let them be desolate for a reward of their shame that say unto me, Aha, aha (40:15)

Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: let such as love thy salvation say continually, The Lord be magnified (40:16)

But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinketh upon me: thou art my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God (40:17)

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions (51:1)

Wash me thoroughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin (51:2)

For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me (51:3)

Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou judgest (51:4)

Behold, I was shapen in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me (51:5)

Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom (51:6)

Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow (51:7)

Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice (51:8)

Hide thy face from my sins, and blot out all mine iniquities (51:9)

Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me (51:10)

Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me (51:11)

Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit (51:12)

Then will I teach transgressors thy ways; and sinners shall be converted unto thee (51:13)

Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness (51:14)

O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall show forth thy praise (51:15)

For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give it: thou delightest not in burnt offering (51:16)

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise (51:17)

Do good in thy good pleasure unto Zion: build thou the walls of Jerusalem (51:18)

Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering: then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar (51:19)

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