New International Reader's Version

Psalm 88

Psalm 88

For the director of music. According to mahalath leannoth. A song. A psalm of the Sons of Korah. A maskil of Heman the Ezrahite.

Lord, you are the God who saves me.
    Day and night I cry out to you.
Please hear my prayer.
    Pay attention to my cry for help.

I have so many troubles
    I’m about to die.
People think my life is over.
    I’m like someone who doesn’t have any strength.
People treat me as if I were dead.
    I’m like those who have been killed and are now in the grave.
You don’t even remember them anymore.
    They are cut off from your care.

It’s as if you have put me deep down in the grave.
    It’s as if you have put me in that deep, dark place.
Your great anger lies heavy on me.
    All the waves of your anger have crashed over me.
You have taken my closest friends away from me.
    You have made me sickening to them.
I feel trapped and can’t escape.
    I’m crying so much I can’t see very well.

Lord, I call out to you every day.
    I lift up my hands to you in prayer.
10 Do you do wonderful things for those who are dead?
    Do their spirits rise up and praise you?
11 Do those who are dead speak about your love?
    Do those who are in the grave tell how faithful you are?
12 Are your wonderful deeds known in that dark place?
    Are your holy acts known in that land where the dead are forgotten?

13 Lord, I cry out to you for help.
    In the morning I pray to you.
14 Lord, why do you say no to me?
    Why do you turn your face away from me?

15 I’ve been in pain ever since I was young.
    I’ve been close to death.
You have made me suffer terrible things.
    I have lost all hope.
16 Your great anger has swept over me.
    Your terrors have destroyed me.
17 All day long they surround me like a flood.
    They have closed in all around me.
18 You have taken my friends and neighbors away from me.
    Darkness is my closest friend.

Chinese Contemporary Bible (Traditional)

詩篇 88

求上帝眷顧

可拉後裔的詩,就是以斯拉人希幔的訓誨詩,交給樂長,調用「麻哈拉利暗俄」[a]

1耶和華,拯救我的上帝啊,
我晝夜不停地呼求你。
求你垂聽我的禱告,
傾聽我的呼求。
我飽經患難,
生命在死亡的邊緣。
我被列在下墳墓的人中,
我的精力耗盡。
我被扔在死人中,
如同被殺的人躺在墳墓裡,
被你遺忘,不再蒙你眷顧。
你已經把我扔在漆黑的深淵。
你的烈怒重重地壓著我,
如洶湧波濤把我淹沒。(細拉)

你使我眾叛親離,遭人唾棄。
我陷入困境,無路可逃。
我的眼睛因哭泣而視力模糊。
耶和華啊,我天天呼求你,
舉手向你呼求。
10 你要行神蹟給死人看嗎?
死人會起來讚美你嗎?(細拉)
11 墳墓裡的死人怎能宣揚你的慈愛呢?
滅亡的人怎能傳揚你的信實呢?
12 黑暗之地有誰知道你的神蹟呢?
在被遺忘之地有誰知道你的公義作為呢?
13 耶和華啊,我向你呼求,
我在清晨向你禱告。
14 耶和華啊,你為何棄絕我?
為何掩面不理我?
15 我從小受苦,幾乎喪命。
你使我驚恐不已,陷入絕望。
16 你的烈怒吞噬了我,
你可怕的攻擊毀滅了我。
17 這些災難如洪濤整天環繞我,
徹底圍住我。
18 你使我的親朋好友離我而去,
只有黑暗與我相伴。

Notas al pie

  1. 88·0 麻哈拉利暗俄」意為「受苦」。