Thematic Bible

Psalm 39:1 (show verse)

I said, "I will guard my ways {that I may not sin} with my tongue. I will keep a muzzle over my mouth as long as [the] wicked [are] before me."

Psalm 39:2 (show verse)

I was mute [with] silence. I was silent [even] from [saying] good [things], and my pain was stirred up.

Psalm 39:3 (show verse)

My heart grew hot inside me; in my sighing a fire burned. [Then] I spoke with my tongue,

Psalm 39:4 (show verse)

"Let me know, O Yahweh, my end, and what is the measure of my days. Let me know how transient I [am]."

Psalm 39:5 (show verse)

Look, you have made my days [mere] handbreadths, and my lifespan as nothing next to you. Surely every person standing firm [is] complete vanity. Selah

Psalm 39:6 (show verse)

Surely a man walks about as a [mere] {shadow}; surely in vain they bustle about. He heaps up [possessions] but does not know who [will] gather them [in].

Psalm 39:7 (show verse)

And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is for you.

Psalm 39:8 (show verse)

From all my transgressions deliver me; do not make me [the] taunt of [the] fool.

Psalm 39:9 (show verse)

I am mute. I do not open my mouth, for you, yourself, have done [it].

Psalm 39:10 (show verse)

Remove from me your affliction. By the opposition of your hand I perish.

Psalm 39:11 (show verse)

[When] with rebukes you chastise a man for sin, you {consume} like a moth his delightful [things]. Surely everyone [is] a [mere] vapor. Selah

Psalm 39:12 (show verse)

Hear my prayer, O Yahweh, and listen [to] my cry for help; do not be deaf to my tears. For I [am] an alien with you, a sojourner like all my ancestors.

Psalm 39:13 (show verse)

Look [away] from me that I may be cheerful, before I depart and I am no more.