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  Psalms 39 - Holman Christian Standard Bible® HCSB

Psaltaren 39, Psaumes 39, Salmi 39, Salmos 39, Книга Псалмів 39, Псалтирь 39, المزامير 39, 詩篇 39, 诗篇 39, 시편 39, Psalmen 39


1I said, “I will guard my ways so that I may not sin with my tongue; I will guard my mouth with a muzzle as long as the wicked are in my presence.” 2I was speechless and quiet; I kept silent, even from speaking good, and my pain intensified. 3My heart grew hot within me; as I mused, a fire burned. I spoke with my tongue: 4Lord, reveal to me the end of my life and the number of my days. Let me know how short-lived I am. 5You, indeed, have made my days short in length, and my life span as nothing in Your sight. Yes, every mortal man is only a vapor.Selah   6“Certainly, man walks about like a mere shadow. Indeed, they frantically rush around in vain, gathering possessions without knowing who will get them. 7Now, Lord, what do I wait for? My hope is in You. 8Deliver me from all my transgressions; do not make me the taunt of fools. 9I am speechless; I do not open my mouth because of what You have done. 10Remove Your torment from me; I fade away because of the force of Your hand. 11You discipline a man with punishment for sin, consuming like a moth what is precious to him; every man is only a vapor.Selah   12“Hear my prayer, Lord, and listen to my cry for help; do not be silent at my tears. For I am a foreigner residing with You, a temporary resident like all my fathers. 13Turn Your angry gaze from me so that I may be cheered up before I die and am gone.”
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