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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