Young's Literal Translation
Psalms, Chapter 88

   1: A Song, a Psalm, by sons of Korah, to the Overseer, 'Concerning the Sickness of Afflictions.' -- An instruction, by Heman the Ezrahite. O Jehovah, God of my salvation, Daily I have cried, nightly before Thee,
   2: My prayer cometh in before Thee, Incline Thine ear to my loud cry,
   3: For my soul hath been full of evils, And my life hath come to Sheol.
   4: I have been reckoned with those going down [to] the pit, I have been as a man without strength.
   5: Among the dead -- free, As pierced ones lying in the grave, Whom Thou hast not remembered any more, Yea, they by Thy hand have been cut off.
   6: Thou hast put me in the lowest pit, In dark places, in depths.
   7: Upon me hath Thy fury lain, And [with] all Thy breakers Thou hast afflicted. Selah.
   8: Thou hast put mine acquaintance far from me, Thou hast made me an abomination to them, Shut up -- I go not forth.
   9: Mine eye hath grieved because of affliction, I called Thee, O Jehovah, all the day, I have spread out unto Thee my hands.
   10: To the dead dost Thou do wonders? Do Rephaim rise? do they thank Thee? Selah.
   11: Is Thy kindness recounted in the grave? Thy faithfulness in destruction?
   12: Are Thy wonders known in the darkness? And Thy righteousness in the land of forgetfulness?
   13: And I, unto Thee, O Jehovah, I have cried, And in the morning doth my prayer come before Thee.
   14: Why, O Jehovah, castest Thou off my soul? Thou hidest Thy face from me.
   15: I [am] afflicted, and expiring from youth, I have borne Thy terrors -- I pine away.
   16: Over me hath Thy wrath passed, Thy terrors have cut me off,
   17: They have surrounded me as waters all the day, They have gone round against me together,
   18: Thou hast put far from me lover and friend, Mine acquaintance [is] the place of darkness!

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