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Psalm 69 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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A Try of Distress, and Imprecation on Adversaries.

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For the Chief Musician; set to Shoshannim. A Psalm of David.
Save me, O God;
For the waters are come in unto my soul.

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I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing:
I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.

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I am weary with my crying; my throat is dried:
Mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.

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They that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head:
They that would cut me off, being mine enemies wrongfully, are mighty:
That which I took not away I have to restore.

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O God, thou knowest my foolishness;
And my sins are not hid from thee.

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Let not them that wait for thee be put to shame through me, O Lord Jehovah of hosts:
Let not those that seek thee be brought to dishonor through me, O God of Israel.

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Because for thy sake I have borne reproach;
Shame hath covered my face.

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I am become a stranger unto my brethren,
And an alien unto my mother’s children.

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For the zeal of thy house hath eaten me up;
And the reproaches of them that reproach thee are fallen upon me.

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When I wept, and chastened my soul with fasting,
That was to my reproach.

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When I made sackcloth my clothing,
I became a byword unto them.

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They that sit in the gate talk of me;
And I am the song of the drunkards.

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But as for me, my prayer is unto thee, O Jehovah, in an acceptable time:
O God, in the abundance of thy lovingkindness,
Answer me in the truth of thy salvation.

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Deliver me out of the mire, and let me not sink:
Let me be delivered from them that hate me, and out of the deep waters.

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Let not the waterflood overwhelm me,
Neither let the deep swallow me up;
And let not the pit shut its mouth upon me.

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Answer me, O Jehovah; for thy lovingkindness is good:
According to the multitude of thy tender mercies turn thou unto me.

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And hide not thy face from thy servant;
For I am in distress; answer me speedily.

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Draw nigh unto my soul, and redeem it:
Ransom me because of mine enemies.

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Thou knowest my reproach, and my shame, and my dishonor:
Mine adversaries are all before thee.

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Reproach hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness:
And I looked for some to take pity, but there was none;
And for comforters, but I found none.

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They gave me also gall for my food;
And in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.

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Let their table before them become a snare;
And when they are in peace, let it become a trap.

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Let their eyes be darkened, so that they cannot see;
And make their loins continually to shake.

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Pour out thine indignation upon them,
And let the fierceness of thine anger overtake them.

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Let their habitation be desolate;
Let none dwell in their tents.

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For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten;
And they tell of the sorrow of those whom thou hast wounded.

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Add iniquity unto their iniquity;
And let them not come into thy righteousness.

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Let them be blotted out of the book of life,
And not be written with the righteous.

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But I am poor and sorrowful:
Let thy salvation, O God, set me up on high.

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I will praise the name of God with a song,
And will magnify him with thanksgiving.

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And it will please Jehovah better than an ox,
Or a bullock that hath horns and hoofs.

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The meek have seen it, and are glad:
Ye that seek after God, let your heart live.

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For Jehovah heareth the needy,
And despiseth not his prisoners.

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Let heaven and earth praise him,
The seas, and everything that moveth therein.

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For God will save Zion, and build the cities of Judah;
And they shall abide there, and have it in possession.

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The seed also of his servants shall inherit it;
And they that love his name shall dwell therein.
ASV

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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