New Living Translation
I am worn out from sobbing. All night I flood my bed with weeping, drenching it with my tears.
King James Bible
I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears.
Darby Bible Translation
I am wearied with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I dissolve my couch with my tears.
World English Bible
I am weary with my groaning. Every night I flood my bed. I drench my couch with my tears.
Young's Literal Translation
I have been weary with my sighing, I meditate through all the night on my bed, With my tear my couch I waste.
Psalm 6:6 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:6 With my tears - It well becomes the greatest spirits to be tender, and to relent under the tokens of God's displeasure. David who could face Goliath himself, melts into tears at the remembrance of sin, and under the apprehension of Divine wrath, and it is no diminution to his character.
LibraryIf Then to Sin, that Others May not Commit a Worse Sin...
21. If then to sin, that others may not commit a worse sin, either against us or against any, without doubt we ought not; it is to be considered in that which Lot did, whether it be an example which we ought to imitate, or rather one which we ought to avoid. For it seems meet to be more looked into and noted, that, when so horrible an evil from the most flagitious impiety of the Sodomites was impending over his guests, which he wished to ward off and was not able, to such a degree may even that just …
St. Augustine—Against Lying
Out of the Deep of Suffering and Sorrow.
Epistle xxxix. To Eulogius, Patriarch of Alexandria.
Epistle xv. To George, Presbyter.
I think, 'My bed will comfort me, and sleep will ease my misery,'
For the choir director: A psalm of David, to be sung to the tune "Doe of the Dawn." My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? Why are you so far away when I groan for help?
You know what I long for, Lord; you hear my every sigh.
Day and night I have only tears for food, while my enemies continually taunt me, saying, "Where is this God of yours?"
I am exhausted from crying for help; my throat is parched. My eyes are swollen with weeping, waiting for my God to help me.
"Remember, O LORD, how I have always been faithful to you and have served you single-mindedly, always doing what pleases you." Then he broke down and wept bitterly.
You have said, 'I am overwhelmed with trouble! Haven't I had enough pain already? And now the LORD has added more! I am worn out from sighing and can find no rest.'
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