For your arrows have gone into my flesh, and I am crushed under the weight of your hand.
My flesh is wasted because of your wrath and there is no peace in my bones because of my sin.
For my crimes have gone over my head they are like a great weight which is more than my strength.
My wounds are poisoned and evil-smelling, because of my foolish behaviour.
I am troubled, I am made low I go weeping all the day.
For my body is full of burning all my flesh is unhealthy.
I am feeble and crushed down I gave a cry like a lion because of the grief in my heart.
Lord, all my desire is before you my sorrow is not kept secret from you.
My heart goes out in pain, my strength is wasting away as for the light of my eyes, it is gone from me.
My lovers and my friends keep away from my disease my relations keep far away.
Those who have a desire to take my life put nets for me those who are designing my destruction say evil things against me, all the day their minds are full of deceit.
But I kept my ears shut like a man without hearing like a man without a voice, never opening his mouth.
So I was like a man whose ears are shut, and in whose mouth there are no sharp words.
In you, O Lord, is my hope: you will give me an answer, O Lord, my God.
I said, Let them not be glad over me when my foot is moved, let them not be lifted up with pride against me.
My feet are near to falling, and my sorrow is ever before me.
I will make clear my wrongdoing, with sorrow in my heart for my sin.
But they are strong who have hate for me without cause: those who are against me falsely are increased in numbers.
They give me back evil for good they are my haters because I go after the thing which is right.
Do not give me up, O Lord O my God, be near to me.
Come quickly to give me help, O Lord, my salvation.
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