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The second book of Psalms, song 69, Vulgate and King James Version

Psalm 69


   1 Magistro chori. Secundum "Lilia...". David.
   2 Salvum me fac, Deus, quoniam venerunt aquae usque ad guttur meum.
   3 Infixus sum in limo profundi, et non est substantia; veni in profunda aquarum, et fluctus demersit me.
   4 Laboravi clamans, raucae factae sunt fauces meae; defecerunt oculi mei, dum spero in Deum meum.
   5 Multiplicati sunt super capillos capitis mei, qui oderunt me gratis. Confortati sunt, qui persecuti sunt me inimici mei mendaces; quae non rapui, tunc exsolvebam.
   6 Deus, tu scis insipientiam meam, et delicta mea a te non sunt abscondita.
   7 Non erubescant in me, qui exspectant te, Domine, Domine virtutum. Non confundantur super me, qui quaerunt te, Deus Israel.
   8 Quoniam propter te sustinui opprobrium, operuit confusio faciem meam;
   9 extraneus factus sum fratribus meis et peregrinus filiis matris meae.
   10 Quoniam zelus domus tuae comedit me, et opprobria exprobrantium tibi ceciderunt super me.
   11 Et flevi in ieiunio animam meam, et factum est in opprobrium mihi.
   12 Et posui vestimentum meum cilicium, et factus sum illis in parabolam.
   13 Adversum me loquebantur, qui sedebant in porta, et in me canebant, qui bibebant vinum.
   14 Ego vero orationem meam ad te, Domine, in tempore beneplaciti, Deus. In multitudine misericordiae tuae exaudi me, in veritate salutis tuae.
   15 Eripe me de luto, ut non infigar, eripiar ab iis, qui oderunt me, et de profundis aquarum.
   16 Non me demergat fluctus aquarum, neque absorbeat me profundum, neque urgeat super me puteus os suum.
   17 Exaudi me, Domine, quoniam benigna est misericordia tua; secundum multitudinem miserationum tuarum respice in me.
   18 Et ne avertas faciem tuam a puero tuo; quoniam tribulor, velociter exaudi me.
   19 Accede ad animam meam, vindica eam, propter inimicos meos redime me.
   20 Tu scis opprobrium meum et confusionem meam et reverentiam meam. - In conspectu tuo sunt omnes, qui tribulant me;
   21 opprobrium contrivit cor meum, et elangui. Et sustinui, qui simul contristaretur, et non fuit, et qui consolaretur, et non inveni.
   22 Et dederunt in escam meam fel et in siti mea potaverunt me aceto.
   23 Fiat mensa eorum coram ipsis in laqueum et in retributiones et in scandalum.
   24 Obscurentur oculi eorum, ne videant, et lumbos eorum semper infirma.
   25 Effunde super eos iram tuam, et furor irae tuae comprehendat eos.
   26 Fiat commoratio eorum deserta, et in tabernaculis eorum non sit qui inhabitet.
   27 Quoniam, quem tu percussisti, persecuti sunt, et super dolorem eius, quem vulnerasti, addiderunt.
   28 Appone iniquitatem super iniquitatem eorum, et non veniant ad iustitiam tuam.
   29 Deleantur de libro viventium et cum iustis non scribantur.
   30 Ego autem sum pauper et dolens; salus tua, Deus, suscipit me.
   31 Laudabo nomen Dei cum cantico et magnificabo eum in laude.
   32 Et placebit Domino super taurum, super vitulum cornua producentem et ungulas.
   33 Videant humiles et laetentur; quaerite Deum, et vivet cor vestrum,
   34 quoniam exaudivit pauperes Dominus et vinctos suos non despexit.
   35 Laudent illum caeli et terra, maria et omnia reptilia in eis.
   36 Quoniam Deus salvam faciet Sion et aedificabit civitates Iudae; et inhabitabunt ibi et possidebunt eam.
   37 Et semen servorum eius hereditabunt eam; et, qui diligunt nomen eius, habitabunt in ea.

King James Version

   To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, A Psalm of David.
   1 Save me, O God; for the waters are come in unto my soul.
   2 I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.
   3 I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.
   4 They that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of mine head: they that would destroy me, being mine enemies wrongfully, are mighty: then I restored that which I took not away.
   5 O God, thou knowest my foolishness; and my sins are not hid from thee.
   6 Let not them that wait on thee, O Lord GOD of hosts, be ashamed for my sake: let not those that seek thee be confounded for my sake, O God of Israel.
   7 Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; shame hath covered my face.
   8 I am become a stranger unto my brethren, and an alien unto my mother's children.
   9 For the zeal of thine house hath eaten me up; and the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me.
   10 When I wept, and chastened my soul with fasting, that was to my reproach.
   11 I made sackcloth also my garment; and I became a proverb to them.
   12 They that sit in the gate speak against me; and I was the song of the drunkards.
   13 But as for me, my prayer is unto thee, O LORD, in an acceptable time: O God, in the multitude of thy mercy hear me, in the truth of thy salvation.
   14 Deliver me out of the mire, and let me not sink: let me be delivered from them that hate me, and out of the deep waters.
   15 Let not the waterflood overflow me, neither let the deep swallow me up, and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me.
   16 Hear me, O LORD; for thy lovingkindness is good: turn unto me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies.
   17 And hide not thy face from thy servant; for I am in trouble: hear me speedily.
   18 Draw nigh unto my soul, and redeem it: deliver me because of mine enemies.
   19 Thou hast known my reproach, and my shame, and my dishonour: mine adversaries are all before thee.
   20 Reproach hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none.
   21 They gave me also gall for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
   22 Let their table become a snare before them: and that which should have been for their welfare, let it become a trap.
   23 Let their eyes be darkened, that they see not; and make their loins continually to shake.
   24 Pour out thine indignation upon them, and let thy wrathful anger take hold of them.
   25 Let their habitation be desolate; and let none dwell in their tents.
   26 For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten; and they talk to the grief of those whom thou hast wounded.
   27 Add iniquity unto their iniquity: and let them not come into thy righteousness.
   28 Let them be blotted out of the book of the living, and not be written with the righteous.
   29 But I am poor and sorrowful: let thy salvation, O God, set me up on high.
   30 I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving.
   31 This also shall please the LORD better than an ox or bullock that hath horns and hoofs.
   32 The humble shall see this, and be glad: and your heart shall live that seek God.
   33 For the LORD heareth the poor, and despiseth not his prisoners.
   34 Let the heaven and earth praise him, the seas, and every thing that moveth therein.
   35 For God will save Zion, and will build the cities of Judah: that they may dwell there, and have it in possession.
   36 The seed also of his servants shall inherit it: and they that love his name shall dwell therein.

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