Lord, make me to know (A)my end
And what is the extent of my days;
Let me know how (B)transient I am.
“Behold, You have made (C)my days as handbreadths,
And my (D)lifetime as nothing in Your sight;
Surely every man [a]at his best is [b]a mere (E)breath. [c]Selah.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 39:5 Lit standing firm
  2. Psalm 39:5 Or altogether vanity
  3. Psalm 39:5 Selah may mean: Pause, Crescendo or Musical interlude