King James Bible

Psalms 87

The Book of Psalms

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Chapter 88

1

 A Song [or] Psalm for the sons of Korah, to the chief Musician upon Mahalath Leannoth, Maschil of Heman the Ezrahite. O LORD God of my salvation, I have cried day [and] night before thee: 

2

 Let my prayer come before thee: incline thine ear unto my cry; 

3

 For my soul is full of troubles: and my life draweth nigh unto the grave. 

4

 I am counted with them that go down into the pit: I am as a man [that hath] no strength: 

5

 Free among the dead, like the slain that lie in the grave, whom thou rememberest no more: and they are cut off from thy hand. 

6

 Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, in darkness, in the deeps. 

7

 Thy wrath lieth hard upon me, and thou hast afflicted [me] with all thy waves. Selah. 

8

 Thou hast put away mine acquaintance far from me; thou hast made me an abomination unto them: [I am] shut up, and I cannot come forth. 

9

 Mine eye mourneth by reason of affliction: LORD, I have called daily upon thee, I have stretched out my hands unto thee. 

10

 Wilt thou shew wonders to the dead? shall the dead arise [and] praise thee? Selah. 

11

 Shall thy lovingkindness be declared in the grave? [or] thy faithfulness in destruction? 

12

 Shall thy wonders be known in the dark? and thy righteousness in the land of forgetfulness? 

13

 But unto thee have I cried, O LORD; and in the morning shall my prayer prevent thee. 

14

 LORD, why castest thou off my soul? [why] hidest thou thy face from me? 

15

 I [am] afflicted and ready to die from [my] youth up: [while] I suffer thy terrors I am distracted. 

16

 Thy fierce wrath goeth over me; thy terrors have cut me off. 

17

 They came round about me daily like water; they compassed me about together. 

18

 Lover and friend hast thou put far from me, [and] mine acquaintance into darkness. 

Psalms 89

 

 

 

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