Psalm 88:15
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New International Version
From my youth I have suffered and been close to death; I have borne your terrors and am in despair.

New Living Translation
I have been sick and close to death since my youth. I stand helpless and desperate before your terrors.

English Standard Version
Afflicted and close to death from my youth up, I suffer your terrors; I am helpless.

New American Standard Bible
I was afflicted and about to die from my youth on; I suffer Your terrors; I am overcome.

King James Bible
I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up: while I suffer thy terrors I am distracted.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
From my youth, I have been afflicted and near death. I suffer Your horrors; I am desperate.

International Standard Version
Since my youth I have been oppressed and in danger of death. I bear your dread and am overwhelmed.

NET Bible
I am oppressed and have been on the verge of death since my youth. I have been subjected to your horrors and am numb with pain.

New Heart English Bible
I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up. While I suffer your terrors, I am distracted.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I am afflicted and weary from my youth; I was exalted and I have been humbled and confounded.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Ever since I was young, I have been suffering and near death. I have endured your terrors, and now I am in despair.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I am afflicted and at the point of death from my youth up; I have borne Thy terrors, I am distracted.

New American Standard 1977
I was afflicted and about to die from my youth on;
            I suffer Thy terrors; I am overcome.

Jubilee Bible 2000
I am afflicted and destitute; from my youth up I have feared thee and been in awe of thee.

King James 2000 Bible
I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up: while I suffer your terrors I am distracted.

American King James Version
I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up: while I suffer your terrors I am distracted.

American Standard Version
I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up: While I suffer thy terrors I am distracted.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I am poor, and in labours from my youth: and being exalted have been humbled and troubled.

Darby Bible Translation
I am afflicted and expiring from my youth up; I suffer thy terrors, [and] I am distracted.

English Revised Version
I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up: while I suffer thy terrors I am distracted.

Webster's Bible Translation
I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up: while I suffer thy terrors I am distracted.

World English Bible
I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up. While I suffer your terrors, I am distracted.

Young's Literal Translation
I am afflicted, and expiring from youth, I have borne Thy terrors -- I pine away.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
88:10-18 Departed souls may declare God's faithfulness, justice, and lovingkindness; but deceased bodies can neither receive God's favours in comfort, nor return them in praise. The psalmist resolved to continue in prayer, and the more so, because deliverance did not come speedily. Though our prayers are not soon answered, yet we must not give over praying. The greater our troubles, the more earnest and serious we should be in prayer. Nothing grieves a child of God so much as losing sight of him; nor is there any thing he so much dreads as God's casting off his soul. If the sun be clouded, that darkens the earth; but if the sun should leave the earth, what a dungeon would it be! Even those designed for God's favours, may for a time suffer his terrors. See how deep those terrors wounded the psalmist. If friends are put far from us by providences, or death, we have reason to look upon it as affliction. Such was the calamitous state of a good man. But the pleas here used were peculiarly suited to Christ. And we are not to think that the holy Jesus suffered for us only at Gethsemane and on Calvary. His whole life was labour and sorrow; he was afflicted as never man was, from his youth up. He was prepared for that death of which he tasted through life. No man could share in the sufferings by which other men were to be redeemed. All forsook him, and fled. Oftentimes, blessed Jesus, do we forsake thee; but do not forsake us, O take not thy Holy Spirit from us.
Study Bible
I have Cried Day and Night Before You
14O LORD, why do You reject my soul? Why do You hide Your face from me? 15I was afflicted and about to die from my youth on; I suffer Your terrors; I am overcome. 16Your burning anger has passed over me; Your terrors have destroyed me.…
Cross References
Job 6:4
"For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, Their poison my spirit drinks; The terrors of God are arrayed against me.

Job 31:23
"For calamity from God is a terror to me, And because of His majesty I can do nothing.

Psalm 129:1
A Song of Ascents. "Many times they have persecuted me from my youth up," Let Israel now say,

Proverbs 24:11
Deliver those who are being taken away to death, And those who are staggering to slaughter, Oh hold them back.

Isaiah 28:19
"As often as it passes through, it will seize you; For morning after morning it will pass through, anytime during the day or night, And it will be sheer terror to understand what it means."

Jeremiah 17:17
Do not be a terror to me; You are my refuge in the day of disaster.

Lamentations 3:1
I am the man who has seen affliction Because of the rod of His wrath.
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