|Ps 6:1 O LORD, do not rebuke or punish me in Your anger,
Nor discipline me in Your wrath.
|Ps 6:2 Have mercy on me and be gracious to me, O LORD, for I am weak (faint, frail);
Heal me, O LORD, for my bones are dismayed and anguished.
|Ps 6:3 My soul [as well as my body] is greatly dismayed.
But as for You, O LORD--how long [until You act on my behalf]?
|Ps 6:4 ¶ Return, O LORD, rescue my soul;
Save me because of Your [unfailing] steadfast love and mercy.
|Ps 6:5 For in death there is no mention of You;
In Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead) who will praise You and give You thanks?
|Ps 6:6 ¶ I am weary with my groaning;
Every night I soak my bed with tears,
I drench my couch with my weeping.
|Ps 6:7 My eye grows dim with grief;
It grows old because of all my enemies.
|Ps 6:8 ¶ Depart from me, all you who do evil,
For the LORD has heard the voice of my weeping. [Matt 7:23; Luke 13:27]
|Ps 6:9 The LORD has heard my supplication [my plea for grace];
The LORD receives my prayer.
|Ps 6:10 Let all my enemies be ashamed and greatly horrified;
Let them turn back, let them suddenly be ashamed [of what they have done].