Psalm 6

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Be merciful to me, LORD, for I am faint;
O LORD, heal me, for my bones are in agony.
My soul is not at peace.

How much longer, O LORD, may this be.
How much longer?

Turn, O LORD, and deliver me;
save me because of your unfailing love.

I am worn out from groaning;
all night long I flood my bed with weeping
and drench my couch with tears.
My eyes grow weak with sorrow;
they fail because of my distress.

The LORD has heard my weeping.
The LORD has heard my cry for mercy;
the LORD accepts my prayer.



Adaptation from New International Version by Paul D. Morris, 2005