38:1 [A Psalme of Dauid, to bring to remembrance.] O Lord, rebuke me not in thy wrath: neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.  
38:2 For thine arrowes sticke fast in me; and thy hand presseth me sore.  
38:3 There is no soundnesse in my flesh, because of thine anger: neither is there any rest in my bones, because of my sinne. Margin Note
38:4 For mine iniquities are gone ouer mine head: as an heauy burden, they are too heauie for me.  
38:5 My wounds stinke, and are corrupt: because of my foolishnesse.  
38:6 I am troubled, I am bowed downe greatly; I goe mourning all the day long. Margin Note
38:7 For my loynes are filled with a loathsome disease: and there is no soundnesse in my flesh.  
38:8 I am feeble and sore broken; I haue roared by reason of the disquietnesse of my heart.  
38:9 Lord, all my desire is before thee: and my groning is not hid from thee.  
38:10 My heart panteth, my strength faileth me: as for the light of mine eies, it also is gone from me. Margin Note
38:11 My louers and my friends stand a loofe from my sore: and my kinsmen stand a farre off. Margin Note
38:12 They also that seeke after my life, lay snares for me: and they that seeke my hurt, speake mischieuous things, and imagine deceits all the day long.  
38:13 But I, as a deafe man, heard not; and I was as a dumbe man that openeth not his mouth.  
38:14 Thus I was as a man that heareth not; and in whose mouth are no reproofes.  
38:15 For in thee, O Lord, doe I hope: thou wilt heare, O Lord my God. Margin Note
38:16 For I said, heare me, least otherwise they should reioyce ouer me: when my foot slippeth, they magnifie themselues against me.  
38:17 For I am ready to halt, and my sorrow is continually before me. Margin Note
38:18 For I will declare mine iniquitie; I will be sory for my sinne.  
38:19 But mine enemies are liuely, and they are strong: and they that hate mee wrongfully, are multiplied. Margin Note
38:20 They also that render euill for good, are mine aduersaries: because I follow the thing that good is.  
38:21 Forsake me not, O Lord: O my God, be not farre from me.  
38:22 Make haste to helpe mee, O Lord my saluation.