and have covered him with shame. (Selah)
89:46 How long, O Lord, will this last?
Will you remain hidden forever? 2
Will your anger continue to burn like fire?
Why do you make all people so mortal? 4
2 tn Heb “How long, O
3 tn Heb “remember me, what is [my] lifespan.” The Hebrew term חֶלֶד (kheled) is also used of one’s lifespan in Ps 39:5. Because the Hebrew text is so awkward here, some prefer to emend it to read מֶה חָדֵל אָנִי (meh khadel ’aniy, “[remember] how transient [that is, “short-lived”] I am”; see Ps 39:4).