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Lamentations 3:53-63 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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53 They tried to end my life in a pit and threw stones at me; 53 They tried to end my life in a pit and threw stones at me;
54 the waters closed over my head, and I thought I was about to be cut off. 54 the waters closed over my head, and I thought I was about to be cut off.
55 I called on your name, O LORD, from the depths of the pit. 55 I called on your name, O LORD, from the depths of the pit.
56 You heard my plea: "Do not close your ears to my cry for relief." 56 You heard my plea: "Do not close your ears to my cry for relief."
57 You came near when I called you, and you said, "Do not fear." 57 You came near when I called you, and you said, "Do not fear."
58 O Lord, you took up my case; you redeemed my life. 58 O Lord, you took up my case; you redeemed my life.
59 You have seen, O LORD, the wrong done to me. Uphold my cause! 59 You have seen, O LORD, the wrong done to me. Uphold my cause!
60 You have seen the depth of their vengeance, all their plots against me. 60 You have seen the depth of their vengeance, all their plots against me.
61 O LORD, you have heard their insults, all their plots against me-- 61 O LORD, you have heard their insults, all their plots against me--
62 what my enemies whisper and mutter against me all day long. 62 what my enemies whisper and mutter against me all day long.
63 Look at them! Sitting or standing, they mock me in their songs. 63 Look at them! Sitting or standing, they mock me in their songs.