Psalm 38

English translation got from website:

  1. A song of David, to make remembrance.
  2. O Lord, do not reprove me with Your anger, nor chastise me with Your wrath.
  3. For Your arrows have been shot into me, and Your hand has come down upon me.
  4. There is no soundness in my flesh because of Your fury; there is no peace in my bones because of my sin.
  5. For my iniquities passed over my head; as a heavy burden they are too heavy for me.
  6. My boils are putrid; they fester because of my folly.
  7. I am very much stunned and bowed; all day I go around in gloom.
  8. For my loins are full of self-effacement; there is no soundness in my flesh.
  9. I passed out and was very crushed; I moaned from the turmoil in my heart.
  10. O Lord, all my desire is before You, and my sigh is not hidden from You.
  11. My heart is engulfed; my strength has left me, and the light of my eyes- they too are not with me.
  12. My lovers and my friends stand aloof from my affliction, and those close to me stood afar.
  13. And those who seek my life lay traps, and those who seek my harm speak treachery, and all day long they think of deceits.
  14. But I am as a deaf person, I do not hear, and like a mute, who does not open his mouth.
  15. And I was as a man who does not understand and in whose mouth are no arguments.
  16. Because I hoped for You, O Lord; You shall answer, O Lord, my God.
  17. For I said, « Lest they rejoice over me; when my foot faltered, they magnified themselves over me. »
  18. For I am ready for disaster, and my pain is always before me.
  19. For I relate my iniquity; I worry about my sin.
  20. But my enemies are in the vigor of life, and those who hate me for false reasons have become great.
  21. And they repay evil for good; they hate me for my pursuit of goodness.
  22. Do not forsake me, O Lord, my God; do not distance Yourself from me.
  23. Hasten to my aid, O Lord, my salvation.