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Psalm 69:14–20

14  Deliver me xout of the mire, and let me not ysink:

zLet me be delivered from them that hate me, and out of the ydeep waters.

15  Let not the awaterflood overflow me,

Neither let athe deep swallow me up,

And let not bthe pit cshut her mouth upon me.

16  Hear me, O Lord; dfor thy lovingkindness is good:

eTurn unto me faccording to the multitude of thy tender mercies.

17  And ghide not thy face from thy servant;

For I ham in trouble: ihear me speedily.

18  Draw nigh unto my soul, and redeem it:

Deliver me because of mine enemies.

19  Thou hast known jmy reproach, and kmy shame, and my dishonour:

Mine adversaries are all before thee.

20  Reproach hath broken my heart; and lI am full of heaviness:

And mI looked for some to take pity, but there was none;

And for ncomforters, but I found none.

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Psalm 69:14–20 — The New International Version (NIV)

14 Rescue me from the mire,

do not let me sink;

deliver me from those who hate me,

from the deep waters.

15 Do not let the floodwaters engulf me

or the depths swallow me up

or the pit close its mouth over me.

16 Answer me, Lord, out of the goodness of your love;

in your great mercy turn to me.

17 Do not hide your face from your servant;

answer me quickly, for I am in trouble.

18 Come near and rescue me;

deliver me because of my foes.

19 You know how I am scorned, disgraced and shamed;

all my enemies are before you.

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.

Psalm 69:14–20 — English Standard Version (ESV)

14 Deliver me

from sinking in the mire;

let me be delivered from my enemies

and from the deep waters.

15 Let not the flood sweep over me,

or the deep swallow me up,

or the pit close its mouth over me.

16 Answer me, O Lord, for your steadfast love is good;

according to your abundant mercy, turn to me.

17 Hide not your face from your servant,

for I am in distress; make haste to answer me.

18 Draw near to my soul, redeem me;

ransom me because of my enemies!

19 You know my reproach,

and my shame and my dishonor;

my foes are all known to you.

20 Reproaches 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.

Psalm 69:14–20 — New Living Translation (NLT)

14 Rescue me from the mud;

don’t let me sink any deeper!

Save me from those who hate me,

and pull me from these deep waters.

15 Don’t let the floods overwhelm me,

or the deep waters swallow me,

or the pit of death devour me.

16 Answer my prayers, O Lord,

for your unfailing love is wonderful.

Take care of me,

for your mercy is so plentiful.

17 Don’t hide from your servant;

answer me quickly, for I am in deep trouble!

18 Come and redeem me;

free me from my enemies.

19 You know of my shame, scorn, and disgrace.

You see all that my enemies are doing.

20 Their insults have broken my heart,

and I am in despair.

If only one person would show some pity;

if only one would turn and comfort me.

Psalm 69:14–20 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

14 Deliver me out of the mire,

And let me not sink;

Let me be delivered from those who hate me,

And out of the deep waters.

15 Let not the floodwater overflow me,

Nor let the deep swallow me up;

And let not the pit shut its mouth on me.

16 Hear me, O Lord, for Your lovingkindness is good;

Turn to me according to the multitude of Your tender mercies.

17 And do not hide Your face from Your servant,

For I am in trouble;

Hear me speedily.

18 Draw near to my soul, and redeem it;

Deliver me because of my enemies.

19 You know my reproach, my shame, and my dishonor;

My adversaries are all before You.

20 Reproach has broken my heart,

And I am full of heaviness;

I looked for someone to take pity, but there was none;

And for comforters, but I found none.

Psalm 69:14–20 — New Century Version (NCV)

14 Pull me from the mud,

and do not let me sink.

Save me from those who hate me

and from the deep water.

15 Do not let the flood drown me

or the deep water swallow me

or the grave close its mouth over me.

16 Lord, answer me because your love is so good.

Because of your great kindness, turn to me.

17 Do not hide from me, your servant.

I am in trouble. Hurry to help me!

18 Come near and save me;

rescue me from my enemies.

19 You see my shame and disgrace.

You know all my enemies and what they have said.

20 Insults have broken my heart

and left me weak.

I looked for sympathy, but there was none;

I found no one to comfort me.

Psalm 69:14–20 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

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 overwhelm me,

Neither let the deep swallow me up;

And let not the pit shut its mouth upon me.

16 Answer me, O Jehovah; for thy lovingkindness is good:

According to the multitude of thy tender mercies turn thou unto me.

17 And hide not thy face from thy servant;

For I am in distress; answer me speedily.

18 Draw nigh unto my soul, and redeem it:

Ransom me because of mine enemies.

19 Thou knowest my reproach, and my shame, and my dishonor:

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.

Psalm 69:14–20 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

14 Deliver me out of the mire, let me not sink; let me be delivered from them that hate me, and out of the depths of waters. 15 Let not the flood of waters overflow me, neither let the deep swallow me up; and let not the pit shut its mouth upon me. 16 Answer me, O Jehovah; for thy loving-kindness is good: according to the abundance of thy tender mercies, turn toward me; 17 And hide not thy face from thy servant, for I am in trouble: answer me speedily. 18 Draw nigh unto my soul, be its redeemer; ransom me because of mine enemies. 19 Thou knowest my reproach, and my shame, and my dishonour: mine adversaries are all before thee. 20 Reproach hath broken my heart, and I am overwhelmed: and I looked for sympathy, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none.

Psalm 69:14–20 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

14 Rescue me from the mud. 

Do not let me sink ⸤into it⸥. 

I want to be rescued from those who hate me 

and from the deep water. 

15 Do not let floodwaters sweep me away. 

Do not let the ocean swallow me up, 

or the pit close its mouth over me. 

16 Answer me, O Lord, because your mercy is good. 

Out of your unlimited compassion, turn to me. 

17 I am in trouble, so do not hide your face from me. 

Answer me quickly! 

18 Come close, and defend my soul. 

Set me free because of my enemies. 

19 You know that I have been insulted, put to shame, and humiliated. 

All my opponents are in front of you. 

20 Insults have broken my heart, and I am sick. 

I looked for sympathy, but there was none. 

I looked for people to comfort me, but I found no one. 

Psalm 69:14–20 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

14 Rescue me from the miry mud; don’t let me sink.

Let me be rescued from those who hate me

and from the deep waters.

15 Don’t let the floodwaters sweep over me

or the deep swallow me up;

don’t let the Pit close its mouth over me.

16 Answer me, Lord,

for Your faithful love is good;

in keeping with Your great compassion,

turn to me.

17 Don’t hide Your face from Your servant,

for I am in distress.

Answer me quickly!

18 Draw near to me and redeem me;

ransom me because of my enemies.

19 You know the insults I endure—

my shame and disgrace.

You are aware of all my adversaries.

20 Insults have broken my heart,

and I am in despair.

I waited for sympathy,

but there was none;

for comforters, but found no one.

Psalm 69:14–20 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

14 rescue me

from sinking in the mire;

let me be delivered from my enemies

and from the deep waters.

15 Do not let the flood sweep over me,

or the deep swallow me up,

or the Pit close its mouth over me.

16 Answer me, O Lord, for your steadfast love is good;

according to your abundant mercy, turn to me.

17 Do not hide your face from your servant,

for I am in distress—make haste to answer me.

18 Draw near to me, redeem me,

set me free because of my enemies.

19 You know the insults I receive,

and my shame and dishonor;

my foes are all known to you.

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.

Psalm 69:14–20 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

14 Deliver me from the mud and do not let me sink.

Let me be delivered from those who hate me

and from the watery depths.

15 Do not let the torrent of waters flood over me,

or the deep swallow me,

or the pit close its mouth over me.

16 Answer me, O Yahweh, because your loyal love is good;

according to your abundant mercies, turn to me,

17 and do not hide your face from your servant.

Because I am in trouble, answer me quickly.

18 Draw near to my soul; redeem it.

Because of my enemies, ransom me.

19 You know my reproach, my shame and my disgrace.

Fully known to you are all my adversaries.

20 Reproach has broken my heart and I am sick.

And I hoped for sympathy, but there was none,

and for comforters, but I found none.

Psalm 69:14–20 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

14 Save me from the trouble I’m in.

It’s like slippery mud. Don’t let me sink in it.

Save me from those who hate me.

Save me from the deep water I’m in.

15 Don’t let the floods cover me.

Don’t let the deep water swallow me up.

Don’t let the grave close its mouth over me.

16 Lord, answer me because your love is so good.

Turn to me because you are so kind.

17 Don’t turn your face away from me.

Answer me quickly. I’m in trouble.

18 Come near and save me.

Set me free from my enemies.

19 You know how they make fun of me.

They dishonor me and put me to shame.

You know all about my enemies.

20 They have broken my heart by saying evil things about me.

It has left me helpless.

I looked for pity, but I didn’t find any.

I looked for someone to comfort me, but I didn’t find anyone.

Psalm 69:14–20 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

14 Deliver me from the mire and do not let me sink;

May I be delivered from my foes and from the deep waters.

15 May the flood of water not overflow me

Nor the deep swallow me up,

Nor the pit shut its mouth on me.

16 Answer me, O Lord, for Your lovingkindness is good;

According to the greatness of Your compassion, turn to me,

17 And do not hide Your face from Your servant,

For I am in distress; answer me quickly.

18 Oh draw near to my soul and redeem it;

Ransom me because of my enemies!

19 You know my reproach and my shame and my dishonor;

All my adversaries are before You.

20 Reproach has broken my heart and I am so sick.

And I looked for sympathy, but there was none,

And for comforters, but I found none.