My (A)eye has wasted away because of affliction;
I have (B)called upon You every day, O Lord;
I have (C)spread out my [a]hands to You.

10 Will You perform wonders for the dead?
Will (D)the [b]departed spirits rise and praise You? Selah.
11 Will Your lovingkindness be declared in the grave,
Your faithfulness in [c]Abaddon?

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 88:9 Lit palms
  2. Psalm 88:10 Or ghosts, shades
  3. Psalm 88:11 I.e. place of destruction

    my eyes(A) are dim with grief.

I call(B) to you, Lord, every day;
    I spread out my hands(C) to you.
10 Do you show your wonders to the dead?
    Do their spirits rise up and praise you?(D)
11 Is your love declared in the grave,
    your faithfulness(E) in Destruction[a]?

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 88:11 Hebrew Abaddon

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