Save me, O God, For the waters have threatened my life. (Psalm 69:1)

I have sunk in deep mire, and there is no foothold; I have come into deep waters, and a flood overflows me. (Psalm 69:2)

I am weary with my crying; my throat is parched; My eyes fail while I wait for my God. (Psalm 69:3)

Those who hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head; Those who would destroy me are powerful, being wrongfully my enemies; What I did not steal, I then have to restore. (Psalm 69:4)

O God, it is You who knows my folly, And my wrongs are not hidden from You. (Psalm 69:5)

May those who wait for You not be ashamed through me, O Lord GOD of hosts; May those who seek You not be dishonored through me, O God of Israel, (Psalm 69:6)

Because for Your sake I have borne reproach; Dishonor has covered my face. (Psalm 69:7)

I have become estranged from my brothers And an alien to my mother's sons. (Psalm 69:8)

For zeal for Your house has consumed me, And the reproaches of those who reproach You have fallen on me. (Psalm 69:9)

When I wept in my soul with fasting, It became my reproach. (Psalm 69:10)

When I made sackcloth my clothing, I became a byword to them. (Psalm 69:11)

Those who sit in the gate talk about me, And I am the song of the drunkards. (Psalm 69:12)

But as for me, my prayer is to You, O LORD, at an acceptable time; O God, in the greatness of Your lovingkindness, Answer me with Your saving truth. (Psalm 69:13)

Deliver me from the mire and do not let me sink; May I be delivered from my foes and from the deep waters. (Psalm 69:14)

May the flood of water not overflow me Nor the deep swallow me up, Nor the pit shut its mouth on me. (Psalm 69:15)

Answer me, O LORD, for Your lovingkindness is good; According to the greatness of Your compassion, turn to me, (Psalm 69:16)

And do not hide Your face from Your servant, For I am in distress; answer me quickly. (Psalm 69:17)

Oh draw near to my soul and redeem it; Ransom me because of my enemies! (Psalm 69:18)

You know my reproach and my shame and my dishonor; All my adversaries are before You. (Psalm 69:19)

Reproach has broken my heart and I am so sick. And I looked for sympathy, but there was none, And for comforters, but I found none. (Psalm 69:20)

They also gave me gall for my food And for my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink. (Psalm 69:21)

May their table before them become a snare; And when they are in peace, may it become a trap. (Psalm 69:22)

May their eyes grow dim so that they cannot see, And make their loins shake continually. (Psalm 69:23)

Pour out Your indignation on them, And may Your burning anger overtake them. (Psalm 69:24)

May their camp be desolate; May none dwell in their tents. (Psalm 69:25)

For they have persecuted him whom You Yourself have smitten, And they tell of the pain of those whom You have wounded. (Psalm 69:26)

Add iniquity to their iniquity, And may they not come into Your righteousness. (Psalm 69:27)

May they be blotted out of the book of life And may they not be recorded with the righteous. (Psalm 69:28)

But I am afflicted and in pain; May Your salvation, O God, set me securely on high. (Psalm 69:29)

I will praise the name of God with song And magnify Him with thanksgiving. (Psalm 69:30)

And it will please the LORD better than an ox Or a young bull with horns and hoofs. (Psalm 69:31)

The humble have seen it and are glad; You who seek God, let your heart revive. (Psalm 69:32)

For the LORD hears the needy And does not despise His who are prisoners. (Psalm 69:33)

Let heaven and earth praise Him, The seas and everything that moves in them. (Psalm 69:34)

For God will save Zion and build the cities of Judah, That they may dwell there and possess it. (Psalm 69:35)

The descendants of His servants will inherit it, And those who love His name will dwell in it. (Psalm 69:36)


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