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Psalms 39:11


You severely discipline people for their sins; 1  like a moth you slowly devour their strength. 2  Surely all people are a mere vapor. (Selah)


Job 4:19; Job 13:28; Job 30:30; Ps 38:1-8; Ps 39:5; Ps 90:7-10; Ps 102:10,11; Isa 50:9; Ho 5:12; 1Co 5:5; 1Co 11:30-32; Heb 12:6; Re 3:19

NET © Notes

tn “with punishments on account of sin you discipline a man.”

tc Heb “you cause to dissolve, like a moth, his desired [thing].” The translation assumes an emendation of חֲמוּדוֹ (khamudo, “his desirable [thing]”) to חֶמְדוֹ (khemdo, “his loveliness” [or “beauty”]), a reading that is supported by a few medieval Hebrew mss.

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