Psalms 6

For the director of music. With stringed instruments. According to sheminith.
Probably a musical term
A psalm of David.

 Lord, do not rebuke me in your anger
or discipline me in your wrath.
Have mercy on me,  Lord, for I am faint;
heal me,  Lord, for my bones are in agony.
My soul is in deep anguish.
How long,  Lord, how long?
Turn,  Lord, and deliver me;
save me because of your unfailing love.
Among the dead no one proclaims your name.
Who praises you from his grave?
I am worn out from my groaning.
All night long I flood my bed with weeping
and drench my couch with tears.
My eyes grow weak with sorrow;
they fail because of all my foes.
Away from me, all you who do evil,
for the  Lord has heard my weeping.
The  Lord has heard my cry for mercy;
the  Lord accepts my prayer.
10 All my enemies will be overwhelmed with shame and anguish;
they will turn back and suddenly be put to shame.
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