Psalm 69:16-26 NIV

16 Answer me, O LORD, out of the goodness of your love;1 in your great mercy turn to me.

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17 Do not hide your face2 from your servant; answer me quickly,3 for I am in trouble.4

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18 Come near and rescue me; redeem5 me because of my foes.

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19 You know how I am scorned,6 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,7 but I found none.8

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21 They put gall in my food and gave me vinegar9 for my thirst.10

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22 May the table set before them become a snare; may it become retribution anda a trap.11

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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.12

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      24 Pour out your wrath13 on them; let your fierce anger overtake them.

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      25 May their place be deserted;14 let there be no one to dwell in their tents.15

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      26 For they persecute those you wound and talk about the pain of those you hurt.16

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