Psalms 38:5

NET ©

My wounds are infected and starting to smell, because of my foolish sins.

NIV ©

My wounds fester and are loathsome because of my sinful folly.

NASB ©

My wounds grow foul and fester Because of my folly.

NLT ©

My wounds fester and stink because of my foolish sins.

MSG ©

The cuts in my flesh stink and grow maggots because I've lived so badly.

BBE ©

My wounds are poisoned and evil-smelling, because of my foolish behaviour.

NRSV ©

My wounds grow foul and fester because of my foolishness;

NKJV ©

My wounds are foul and festering Because of my foolishness.

KJV
My wounds
<02250>
stink
<0887> (8689)
[and] are corrupt
<04743> (8738)
because
<06440>
of my foolishness
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HEBREW
ytlwa
<0200>
ynpm
<06440>
ytrwbx
<02250>
wqmn
<04743>
wsyabh
<0887>
(38:5)
<38:6>
LXXM
(37:6) proswzesan
 
V-AAI-3P
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
esaphsan
<4595>  
V-AAI-3P
oi
<3588>  
T-NPM
mwlwpev
<3468>  
N-NPM
mou
<1473>  
P-GS
apo
<575>  
PREP
proswpou
<4383>  
N-GSN
thv
<3588>  
T-GSF
afrosunhv
<877>  
N-GSF
mou
<1473>  
P-GS
NET © [draft] ITL
My wounds
<02250>
are infected
<0887>
and starting
<04743>
to smell, because
<06440>
of my foolish sins
<0200>
.
NET © Notes

sn The reference to wounds may be an extension of the metaphorical language of v. 2. The psalmist pictures himself as one whose flesh is ripped and torn by arrows.

tn Heb “my wounds stink, they are festering” (cf. NEB).

tn Heb “from before my foolishness.”