Mid Afternoon Meditation 2-12-17

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Hear my prayer, O Lord!
    Listen to my cries for help!
    Don’t ignore my tears.
For I am your guest—
    a traveler passing through,
    as my ancestors were before me.
13 Leave me alone so I can smile again
    before I am gone and exist no more. Psalm 39:12-13 NLT

In what way do you think the psalmist means “leave me alone”? How do other versions translate this phrase?

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