Correct me, O Lord, but with justice; Not with Your anger, or You will bring me to nothing.
For the choir director; with stringed instruments, upon an eight-string lyre. A Psalm of David. O Lord, do not rebuke me in Your anger, Nor chasten me in Your wrath.
A Psalm of David, for a memorial. O Lord, rebuke me not in Your wrath, And chasten me not in Your burning anger.
‘For I am with you,’ declares the Lord, ‘to save you; For I will destroy completely all the nations where I have scattered you, Only I will not destroy you completely. But I will chasten you justly And will by no means leave you unpunished.’
“The paths of their course wind along, They go up into nothing and perish.
He it is who reduces rulers to nothing, Who makes the judges of the earth meaningless.
“Behold, all those who are angered at you will be shamed and dishonored; Those who contend with you will be as nothing and will perish.
Lord, I have heard the report about You and I fear. O Lord, revive Your work in the midst of the years, In the midst of the years make it known; In wrath remember mercy.