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Psalm 69

LEB 1 Save me, O God, because waters have come up to [my] neck. NIV 1 Save me, O God, for the waters have come up to my neck. LEB 2 I sink in [the] mud of the deep, and there is no foothold. I have come to watery depths, and [the] torrent floods over me. NIV 2 I sink in the miry depths, where there is no foothold. I have come into the deep waters; the floods engulf me. LEB 3 I am weary with my calling [out]; my throat is parched. My eyes are exhausted [in my] waiting for my God. NIV 3 I am worn out calling for help; my throat is parched. My eyes fail, looking for my God. LEB 4 More numerous than the hairs of my head are [those] hating me without a cause. [Those who are] destroying me--my enemies wrongfully-- are mighty. What I did not steal, I then must restore. NIV 4 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. LEB 5 O God, {you yourself know} my foolishness, and my guilty deeds are not hidden from you. NIV 5 You know my folly, O God; my guilt is not hidden from you. LEB 6 Let those who wait for you not be put to shame because of me, O Lord Yahweh [of] hosts. Let those who seek you not be disgraced because of me, O God of Israel. NIV 6 May those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me, O Lord, the LORD Almighty; may those who seek you not be put to shame because of me, O God of Israel. LEB 7 Because on account of you I have borne reproach; disgrace has covered my face. NIV 7 For I endure scorn for your sake, and shame covers my face. LEB 8 I have become a stranger to my brothers and a foreigner to my mother's sons, NIV 8 I am a stranger to my brothers, an alien to my own mother's sons; LEB 9 because the zeal for your house has consumed me, and the reproaches of those reproaching you have fallen on me. NIV 9 for zeal for your house consumes me, and the insults of those who insult you fall on me. LEB 10 When I wept in the fasting of my soul, it became reproaches for me. NIV 10 When I weep and fast, I must endure scorn; LEB 11 When I made sackcloth my clothing, I became for them a byword. NIV 11 when I put on sackcloth, people make sport of me. LEB 12 Those sitting at [the] gate talk about me [as] also [the] songs of [the] drunkards. NIV 12 Those who sit at the gate mock me, and I am the song of the drunkards. LEB 13 But as for me, my prayer [is] to you, O Yahweh, for a favorable time, O God, according to the abundance of your loyal love. Answer me with the faithfulness of your salvation. NIV 13 But I pray to you, O LORD, in the time of your favor; in your great love, O God, answer me with your sure salvation. LEB 14 Deliver me from [the] mud and do not let me sink. Let me be delivered from [those who] hate me and from [the] watery depths. NIV 14 Rescue me from the mire, do not let me sink; deliver me from those who hate me, from the deep waters. LEB 15 Do not let the torrent of waters flood over me, or [the] deep swallow me, or the pit close its mouth over me. NIV 15 Do not let the floodwaters engulf me or the depths swallow me up or the pit close its mouth over me. LEB 16 Answer me, O Yahweh, because your loyal love [is] good; according to your abundant mercies, turn to me, NIV 16 Answer me, O LORD, out of the goodness of your love; in your great mercy turn to me. LEB 17 and do not hide your face from your servant. Because I am in trouble, answer me quickly. NIV 17 Do not hide your face from your servant; answer me quickly, for I am in trouble. LEB 18 Draw near to my soul; redeem it. Because of my enemies, ransom me. NIV 18 Come near and rescue me; redeem me because of my foes. LEB 19 You know my reproach, my shame and my disgrace. {Fully known} to you are all my adversaries. NIV 19 You know how I am scorned, disgraced and shamed; all my enemies are before you. LEB 20 Reproach has broken my heart and I am sick. And I hoped for sympathy, but there was none, and for comforters, but I found none. NIV 20 Scorn has broken my heart and has left me helpless; I looked for sympathy, but there was none, for comforters, but I found none. LEB 21 They also gave me gall for food, and for my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink. NIV 21 They put gall in my food and gave me vinegar for my thirst. LEB 22 Let their table before them be a trap, and their [times of] peace a snare. NIV 22 May the table set before them become a snare; may it become retribution and a trap. LEB 23 Let their eyes be dark so they cannot see, and make their loins continually tremble. NIV 23 May their eyes be darkened so they cannot see, and their backs be bent forever. LEB 24 Pour out your indignation on them, and let your burning anger overtake them. NIV 24 Pour out your wrath on them; let your fierce anger overtake them. LEB 25 Let their camp be desolate. Let none dwell in their tents, NIV 25 May their place be deserted; let there be no one to dwell in their tents. LEB 26 because they persecute [those] whom you, yourself, have struck, and they tell of the pain of [those] you have wounded. NIV 26 For they persecute those you wound and talk about the pain of those you hurt. LEB 27 {Add guilt on top of their guilt}, and do not let them {be acquitted}. NIV 27 Charge them with crime upon crime; do not let them share in your salvation. LEB 28 Let them be blotted out of [the] book of [the] living, and let them not be recorded with [the] righteous. NIV 28 May they be blotted out of the book of life and not be listed with the righteous. LEB 29 But as for me, [though] I [am] afflicted and pained, your salvation will protect me, O God. NIV 29 I am in pain and distress; may your salvation, O God, protect me. LEB 30 I will praise the name of God in song, and magnify him with thanksgiving. NIV 30 I will praise God's name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving. LEB 31 For Yahweh it will be better than an ox [or] bull, horned [and] hoofed. NIV 31 This will please the LORD more than an ox, more than a bull with its horns and hoofs. LEB 32 [The] afflicted will see [and] rejoice. O God seekers, let your heart revive, NIV 32 The poor will see and be glad-- you who seek God, may your hearts live! LEB 33 because Yahweh hears [the] needy and does not despise his [own who are] prisoners. NIV 33 The LORD hears the needy and does not despise his captive people. LEB 34 Let heavens and earth praise him, [the] seas and all that moves in them, NIV 34 Let heaven and earth praise him, the seas and all that move in them, LEB 35 because God will save Zion and build the cities of Judah, that they may dwell there and possess it. NIV 35 for God will save Zion and rebuild the cities of Judah. Then people will settle there and possess it; LEB 36 And the offspring of his servants will inherit it, and [those who] love his name will abide in it. NIV 36 the children of his servants will inherit it, and those who love his name will dwell there.