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Psalm 69 :: New International Version (NIV)

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[fn]For the director of music. To the tune of “Lilies.” Of David. Save me, O God, for the waters have come up to my neck.

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I sink in the miry depths, where there is no foothold. I have come into the deep waters; the floods engulf me.

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I am worn out calling for help; my throat is parched. My eyes fail, looking for my God.

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Those who hate me without reason outnumber the hairs of my head; many are my enemies without cause, those who seek to destroy me. I am forced to restore what I did not steal.

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You, God, know my folly; my guilt is not hidden from you.

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Lord, the LORD Almighty, may those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me; God of Israel, may those who seek you not be put to shame because of me.

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For I endure scorn for your sake, and shame covers my face.

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I am a foreigner to my own family, a stranger to my own mother’s children;

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for zeal for your house consumes me, and the insults of those who insult you fall on me.

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When I weep and fast, I must endure scorn;

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when I put on sackcloth, people make sport of me.

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Those who sit at the gate mock me, and I am the song of the drunkards.

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But I pray to you, LORD, in the time of your favor; in your great love, O God, answer me with your sure salvation.

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Rescue me from the mire, do not let me sink; deliver me from those who hate me, from the deep waters.

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Do not let the floodwaters engulf me or the depths swallow me up or the pit close its mouth over me.

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Answer me, LORD, out of the goodness of your love; in your great mercy turn to me.

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Do not hide your face from your servant; answer me quickly, for I am in trouble.

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Come near and rescue me; deliver me because of my foes.

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You know how I am scorned, disgraced and shamed; all my enemies are before you.

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Scorn has broken my heart and has left me helpless; I looked for sympathy, but there was none, for comforters, but I found none.

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They put gall in my food and gave me vinegar for my thirst.

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May the table set before them become a snare; may it become retribution and[fn] a trap.

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May their eyes be darkened so they cannot see, and their backs be bent forever.

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Pour out your wrath on them; let your fierce anger overtake them.

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May their place be deserted; let there be no one to dwell in their tents.

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For they persecute those you wound and talk about the pain of those you hurt.

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Charge them with crime upon crime; do not let them share in your salvation.

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May they be blotted out of the book of life and not be listed with the righteous.

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But as for me, afflicted and in pain— may your salvation, God, protect me.

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I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving.

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This will please the LORD more than an ox, more than a bull with its horns and hooves.

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The poor will see and be glad— you who seek God, may your hearts live!

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The LORD hears the needy and does not despise his captive people.

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Let heaven and earth praise him, the seas and all that move in them,

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for God will save Zion and rebuild the cities of Judah. Then people will settle there and possess it;

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the children of his servants will inherit it, and those who love his name will dwell there.
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