Noah Webster Bible

Psalms 38

The Book of Psalms

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Chapter 39

1

 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. 

2

 I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred. 

3

 My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned: then I spoke with my tongue. 

4

 LORD, make me to know my end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am. 

5

 Behold, thou hast made my days as a hand-breadth; and my age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah. 

6

 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. 

7

 And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee. 

8

 Deliver me from all my transgressions: make me not the reproach of the foolish. 

9

 I was dumb, I opened not my mouth; because thou didst it. 

10

 Remove thy stroke away from me; I am consumed by the blow of thy hand. 

11

 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. 

12

 Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear to my cry; hold not thy peace at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourner, as all my fathers were. 

13

 O spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go hence, and be no more. 

Psalms 40

 

 

 

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