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20 They repay me evil for the good I have done;
though I have tried to do good to them, they hurl accusations at me.[a]
21 Do not abandon me, O Lord.
My God, do not remain far away from me.
22 Hurry and help me,[b] O Lord, my deliverer.

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  1. Psalm 38:20 tn Heb “the ones who repay evil instead of good accuse me, instead of my pursuing good.”
  2. Psalm 38:22 tn Heb “hurry to my help.” See Ps 22:19.