8 I am a foreigner to my own family, a stranger to my own mother’s children;
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9 for zeal for your house consumes me, and the insults of those who insult you fall on me.
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10 When I weep and fast, I must endure scorn;
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11 when I put on sackcloth, people make sport of me.
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12 Those who sit at the gate mock me, and I am the song of the drunkards.
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13 But I pray to you, LORD, in the time of your favor; in your great love, 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.
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15 Do not let the floodwaters engulf me or the depths swallow me up or the pit close its mouth over me.
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16 Answer me, LORD, out of the goodness of your love; in your great mercy turn to me.
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17 Do not hide your face from your servant; answer me quickly, for I am in trouble.
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18 Come near and rescue me; deliver me because of my foes.
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19 You know how I am scorned, 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, but I found none.
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21 They put gall in my food and gave me vinegar for my thirst.
22 May the table set before them become a snare; may it become retribution anda a trap.
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    • Ě 69:22 - Or "snare" / "and their fellowship become"
      23 May their eyes be darkened so they cannot see, and their backs be bent forever.
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      24 Pour out your wrath on them; let your fierce anger overtake them.
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      25 May their place be deserted; let there be no one to dwell in their tents.
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      26 For they persecute those you wound and talk about the pain of those you hurt.
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      27 Charge them with crime upon crime; do not let them share in your salvation.
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      28 May they be blotted out of the book of life and not be listed with the righteous.
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