Psalm 69:8-28 NIV

8 I am a stranger to my brothers, an alien to my own mother's sons;1

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9 for zeal for your house consumes me,2 and the insults of those who insult you fall on me.3

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10 When I weep and fast,4 I must endure scorn;

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11 when I put on sackcloth,5 people make sport of me.

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12 Those who sit at the gate6 mock me, and I am the song of the drunkards.7

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13 But I pray to you, O LORD, in the time of your favor;8 in your great love,9 O God, answer me with your sure salvation.

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14 Rescue me from the mire, do not let me sink; deliver me from those who hate me, from the deep waters.10

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15 Do not let the floodwaters11 engulf me or the depths swallow me up12 or the pit close its mouth over me.13

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16 Answer me, O LORD, out of the goodness of your love;14 in your great mercy turn to me.

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17 Do not hide your face15 from your servant; answer me quickly,16 for I am in trouble.17

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18 Come near and rescue me; redeem18 me because of my foes.

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19 You know how I am scorned,19 disgraced and shamed; all my enemies are before you.

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20 Scorn has broken my heart and has left me helpless; I looked for sympathy, but there was none, for comforters,20 but I found none.21

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21 They put gall in my food and gave me vinegar22 for my thirst.23

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22 May the table set before them become a snare; may it become retribution anda a trap.24

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    • a 69:22 - Or "snare / and their fellowship become"
      23 May their eyes be darkened so they cannot see, and their backs be bent forever.25

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      24 Pour out your wrath26 on them; let your fierce anger overtake them.

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      25 May their place be deserted;27 let there be no one to dwell in their tents.28

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      26 For they persecute those you wound and talk about the pain of those you hurt.29

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      27 Charge them with crime upon crime;30 do not let them share in your salvation.31

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      28 May they be blotted out of the book of life32 and not be listed with the righteous.33

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