Lamentations 3:53-63 NIV

53 They tried to end my life in a pit1 and threw stones at me;

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54 the waters closed over my head,2 and I thought I was about to be cut off.3

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55 I called on your name, O LORD, from the depths4 of the pit.5

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56 You heard my plea:6 "Do not close your ears to my cry for relief."

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57 You came near7 when I called you, and you said, "Do not fear."8

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58 O Lord, you took up my case;9 you redeemed my life.10

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59 You have seen, O LORD, the wrong done to me.11 Uphold my cause!12

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60 You have seen the depth of their vengeance, all their plots against me.13

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61 O LORD, you have heard their insults,14 all their plots against me--

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62 what my enemies whisper and mutter against me all day long.15

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63 Look at them! Sitting or standing, they mock me in their songs.16

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