Save me, O God! For 1the waters have come up to my neck.
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I sink in deep 2mire, where there is no foothold; I have come into deep waters, and the flood 3sweeps over me.
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4I am weary with my crying out; 5my throat is parched. 6My eyes grow dim with 7waiting for my God.
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8More in number than the hairs of my head are 9those who hate me 10without cause; mighty are those who would destroy me, 11those who attack me with lies. What I did not steal must I now restore?
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O God, you know my folly; the wrongs I have done are not hidden from you.
Let not those who hope in you 12be put to shame through me, O Lord GOD of hosts; let not those who seek you be brought to dishonor through me, O God of Israel.
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For it is 13for your sake that I have borne reproach, that dishonor has covered my face.
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I have become 14a stranger to my brothers, an alien to my mother's sons.
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For 15zeal for your house has consumed me, and 16the reproaches of those who reproach you have fallen on me.
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When I wept and humbled my soul with fasting, it became my reproach.
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When I made 17sackcloth my clothing, I became 18a byword to them.
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I am the talk of those who 19sit in the gate, and the drunkards make 20songs about me.
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But as for me, my 21prayer is to you, O LORD. At 22an acceptable time, O God, in the abundance of your steadfast love answer me in your saving faithfulness.
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Deliver me from sinking in 23the mire; 24let me be delivered from my enemies and from 25the deep waters.
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Let not the flood sweep over me, or the deep swallow me up, or 26the pit close 27its mouth over me.
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Answer me, O LORD, for your 28steadfast love is good; according to your abundant 29mercy, 30turn to me.
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31Hide not your face from your servant; 32for I am in distress; 33make haste to answer me.
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Draw near to my soul, redeem me; ransom me because of my enemies!
You know my 34reproach, and my shame and my dishonor; my foes are all known to you.
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35Reproaches have broken my heart, so that I am in 36despair. I 37looked for 38pity, but there was none, and for 39comforters, but I found none.
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They gave me 40poison for food, and for my thirst they gave me 41sour wine to drink.
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42Let their own 43table before them become a snare; 44and when they are at peace, let it become a trap.
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45Let their eyes be darkened, so that they cannot see, 46and make their loins tremble continually.
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Pour out your indignation upon them, and let your burning anger overtake them.
47May their camp be a desolation; let no one dwell in their tents.
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For they 48persecute him whom 49you have struck down, and they recount the pain of 50those you have wounded.
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51Add to them punishment upon punishment; may they have no acquittal from you.
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Let them be 52blotted out of the book of the living; let them not be 53enrolled among the righteous.
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But I am afflicted and in pain; let your salvation, O God, 54set me on high!
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I will 55praise the name of God with a song; I will 56magnify him with 57thanksgiving.
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This will 58please the LORD more than an ox or a bull 59with horns and hoofs.
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When 60the humble see it they will be glad; you who seek God, 61let your hearts revive.
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For the LORD hears the needy and 62does not despise his own people who are prisoners.
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Let 63heaven and earth praise him, the seas and everything that moves in them.
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For 64God will save Zion and build up the cities of Judah, and people shall dwell there and possess it;
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65the offspring of his servants shall inherit it, and those who love his name shall dwell in it.
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