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Psalm 69

RSV 1 To the choirmaster: according to Lilies. A Psalm of David. Save me, O God! For the waters have come up to my neck. NIV 1 Save me, O God, for the waters have come up to my neck. RSV 2 I sink in deep mire, where there is no foothold; I have come into deep waters, and the flood sweeps 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. RSV 3 I am weary with my crying; my throat is parched. My eyes grow dim with waiting for my God. NIV 3 I am worn out calling for help; my throat is parched. My eyes fail, looking for my God. RSV 4 More in number than the hairs of my head are those who hate me without cause; mighty are those who would destroy me, those who attack me with lies. What I did not steal must I now 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. RSV 5 O God, thou knowest my folly; the wrongs I have done are not hidden from thee. NIV 5 You know my folly, O God; my guilt is not hidden from you. RSV 6 Let not those who hope in thee be put to shame through me, O Lord GOD of hosts; let not those who seek thee be brought to dishonor through 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. RSV 7 For it is for thy sake that I have borne reproach, that shame has covered my face. NIV 7 For I endure scorn for your sake, and shame covers my face. RSV 8 I have become a stranger to my brethren, an alien to my mother's sons. NIV 8 I am a stranger to my brothers, an alien to my own mother's sons; RSV 9 For zeal for thy house has consumed me, and the insults of those who insult thee have fallen on me. NIV 9 for zeal for your house consumes me, and the insults of those who insult you fall on me. RSV 10 When I humbled my soul with fasting, it became my reproach. NIV 10 When I weep and fast, I must endure scorn; RSV 11 When I made sackcloth my clothing, I became a byword to them. NIV 11 when I put on sackcloth, people make sport of me. RSV 12 I am the talk of those who sit in the gate, and the drunkards make songs about me. NIV 12 Those who sit at the gate mock me, and I am the song of the drunkards. RSV 13 But as for me, my prayer is to thee, O LORD. At an acceptable time, O God, in the abundance of thy steadfast love answer me. With thy faithful help 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. RSV 14 rescue me from sinking in the mire; let me be delivered from my enemies and from the deep waters. NIV 14 Rescue me from the mire, do not let me sink; deliver me from those who hate me, from the deep waters. RSV 15 Let not the flood sweep over me, or the deep swallow me up, 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. RSV 16 Answer me, O LORD, for thy steadfast love is good; according to thy abundant mercy, turn to me. NIV 16 Answer me, O LORD, out of the goodness of your love; in your great mercy turn to me. RSV 17 Hide not thy face from thy servant; for I am in distress, make haste to answer me. NIV 17 Do not hide your face from your servant; answer me quickly, for I am in trouble. RSV 18 Draw near to me, redeem me, set me free because of my enemies! NIV 18 Come near and rescue me; redeem me because of my foes. RSV 19 Thou knowest my reproach, and my shame and my dishonor; my foes are all known to thee. NIV 19 You know how I am scorned, disgraced and shamed; all my enemies are before you. RSV 20 Insults have broken my heart, so that I am in despair. I looked for pity, 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. RSV 21 They gave me poison 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. RSV 22 Let their own table before them become a snare; let their sacrificial feasts be a trap. NIV 22 May the table set before them become a snare; may it become retribution and a trap. RSV 23 Let their eyes be darkened, so that they cannot see; and make their loins tremble continually. NIV 23 May their eyes be darkened so they cannot see, and their backs be bent forever. RSV 24 Pour out thy indignation upon them, and let thy burning anger overtake them. NIV 24 Pour out your wrath on them; let your fierce anger overtake them. RSV 25 May their camp be a desolation, let no one dwell in their tents. NIV 25 May their place be deserted; let there be no one to dwell in their tents. RSV 26 For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten, and him whom thou hast wounded, they afflict still more. NIV 26 For they persecute those you wound and talk about the pain of those you hurt. RSV 27 Add to them punishment upon punishment; may they have no acquittal from thee. NIV 27 Charge them with crime upon crime; do not let them share in your salvation. RSV 28 Let them be blotted out of the book of the living; let them not be enrolled among the righteous. NIV 28 May they be blotted out of the book of life and not be listed with the righteous. RSV 29 But I am afflicted and in pain; let thy salvation, O God, set me on high! NIV 29 I am in pain and distress; may your salvation, O God, protect me. RSV 30 I will praise the name of God with a song; I will magnify him with thanksgiving. NIV 30 I will praise God's name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving. RSV 31 This will please the LORD more than an ox or a bull with horns and hoofs. NIV 31 This will please the LORD more than an ox, more than a bull with its horns and hoofs. RSV 32 Let the oppressed see it and be glad; you who seek God, let your hearts revive. NIV 32 The poor will see and be glad-- you who seek God, may your hearts live! RSV 33 For the LORD hears the needy, and does not despise his own that are in bonds. NIV 33 The LORD hears the needy and does not despise his captive people. RSV 34 Let heaven and earth praise him, the seas and everything that moves therein. NIV 34 Let heaven and earth praise him, the seas and all that move in them, RSV 35 For God will save Zion and rebuild the cities of Judah; and his servants shall 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; RSV 36 the children of his servants shall inherit it, and those who love his name shall dwell in it. NIV 36 the children of his servants will inherit it, and those who love his name will dwell there.