PSALM 6:2

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Have mercy upon me, O Lord; for I am weak: O Lord, heal me; for my bones are vexed.”

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Psalm 6:2 Translation & Meaning

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Have mercy חָנֵּ֥נִי Properly, to bend or stoop in kindness to an inferior; to favor, bestow; causatively to implore (i.e., move to favor by petition) mercy
upon me, O Lord; יְהוָה֮ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God upon O Lord
for כִּ֤י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed for
I אָ֥נִי I I
am (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
weak: אֻמְלַ֫ל Sick weak
O Lord, יְהוָ֑ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God O Lord
heal רְפָאֵ֥נִי Properly, to mend (by stitching), i.e., (figuratively) to cure heal
me; for כִּ֖י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed me for
my bones עֲצָמָֽי׃ A bone (as strong); by extension, the body; figuratively, the substance, i.e., (as pron.) selfsame bones
are vexed. נִבְהֲל֣וּ To tremble inwardly (or palpitate), i.e., (figuratively) be (causative, make) (suddenly) alarmed or agitated; by implication to hasten anxiously are vexed

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  • 1  O Lord, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.

  • 2  Have mercy upon me, O Lord; for I am weak: O Lord, heal me; for my bones are vexed.

  • 3  My soul is also sore vexed: but thou, O Lord, how long?

  • 4  Return, O Lord, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies' sake.



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