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Psalm 69:22–28

22  iLet their own jtable before them become a snare;

kand when they are at peace, let it become a trap.3

23  lLet their eyes be darkened, so that they cannot see,

mand make their loins tremble continually.

24  Pour out your indignation upon them,

and let your burning anger overtake them.

25  nMay their camp be a desolation;

let no one dwell in their tents.

26  For they opersecute him whom pyou have struck down,

and they recount the pain of qthose you have wounded.

27  rAdd to them punishment upon punishment;

may they have no acquittal from you.4

28  Let them be sblotted out of the book of the living;

let them not be tenrolled among the righteous.

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Psalm 69:22–28 — The New International Version (NIV)

22 May the table set before them become a snare;

may it become retribution and a trap.

23 May their eyes be darkened so they cannot see,

and their backs be bent forever.

24 Pour out your wrath on them;

let your fierce anger overtake them.

25 May their place be deserted;

let there be no one to dwell in their tents.

26 For they persecute those you wound

and talk about the pain of those you hurt.

27 Charge them with crime upon crime;

do not let them share in your salvation.

28 May they be blotted out of the book of life

and not be listed with the righteous.

Psalm 69:22–28 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

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.

Psalm 69:22–28 — New Living Translation (NLT)

22 Let the bountiful table set before them become a snare

and their prosperity become a trap.

23 Let their eyes go blind so they cannot see,

and make their bodies shake continually.

24 Pour out your fury on them;

consume them with your burning anger.

25 Let their homes become desolate

and their tents be deserted.

26 To the one you have punished, they add insult to injury;

they add to the pain of those you have hurt.

27 Pile their sins up high,

and don’t let them go free.

28 Erase their names from the Book of Life;

don’t let them be counted among the righteous.

Psalm 69:22–28 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

22 Let their table become a snare before them,

And their well-being a trap.

23 Let their eyes be darkened, so that they do not see;

And make their loins shake continually.

24 Pour out Your indignation upon them,

And let Your wrathful anger take hold of them.

25 Let their dwelling place be desolate;

Let no one live in their tents.

26 For they persecute the ones You have struck,

And talk of the grief of those You have wounded.

27 Add iniquity to their iniquity,

And let them not come into Your righteousness.

28 Let them be blotted out of the book of the living,

And not be written with the righteous.

Psalm 69:22–28 — New Century Version (NCV)

22 Let their own feasts cause their ruin;

let their feasts trap them and pay them back.

23 Let their eyes be closed so they cannot see

and their backs be forever weak from troubles.

24 Pour your anger out on them;

let your anger catch up with them.

25 May their place be empty;

leave no one to live in their tents.

26 They chase after those you have hurt,

and they talk about the pain of those you have wounded.

27 Charge them with crime after crime,

and do not let them have anything good.

28 Wipe their names from the book of life,

and do not list them with those who do what is right.

Psalm 69:22–28 — American Standard Version (ASV)

22 Let their table before them become a snare;

And when they are in peace, let it become a trap.

23 Let their eyes be darkened, so that they cannot see;

And make their loins continually to shake.

24 Pour out thine indignation upon them,

And let the fierceness of thine anger overtake them.

25 Let their habitation be desolate;

Let none dwell in their tents.

26 For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten;

And they tell of the sorrow 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 life,

And not be written with the righteous.

Psalm 69:22–28 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

22 Let their table become a snare before them, and their very welfare 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 the fierceness of thine anger take hold of them. 25 Let their habitation be desolate; let there be no dweller in their tents. 26 For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten, and they talk for the sorrow 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 life, and not be written with the righteous.

Psalm 69:22–28 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

22 Let the table set for them become a trap 

and a snare for their friends. 

23 Let their vision become clouded so that they cannot see. 

Let their thighs continually shake. 

24 Pour your rage on them. 

Let your burning anger catch up with them. 

25 Let their camp be deserted 

and their tents empty. 

26 They persecute the one you have struck, 

and they talk about the pain of those you have wounded. 

27 Charge them with one crime after another. 

Do not let them be found innocent. 

28 Let their ⸤names⸥ be erased from the Book of Life. 

Do not let them be listed with righteous people. 

Psalm 69:22–28 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

22 Let their table set before them be a snare,

and let it be a trap for their allies.

23 Let their eyes grow too dim to see,

and let their loins continually shake.

24 Pour out Your rage on them,

and let Your burning anger overtake them.

25 Make their fortification desolate;

may no one live in their tents.

26 For they persecute the one You struck

and talk about the pain of those You wounded.

27 Add guilt to their guilt;

do not let them share in Your righteousness.

28 Let them be erased from the book of life

and not be recorded with the righteous.

Psalm 69:22–28 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

22 Let their table be a trap for them,

a snare for their allies.

23 Let their eyes be darkened so that they cannot see,

and make their loins tremble continually.

24 Pour out your indignation upon them,

and let your burning anger overtake them.

25 May their camp be a desolation;

let no one live in their tents.

26 For they persecute those whom you have struck down,

and those whom you have wounded, they attack still more.

27 Add guilt to their guilt;

may they have no acquittal from you.

28 Let them be blotted out of the book of the living;

let them not be enrolled among the righteous.

Psalm 69:22–28 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

22 Let their table before them be a trap,

and their times of peace a snare.

23 Let their eyes be dark so they cannot see,

and make their loins continually tremble.

24 Pour out your indignation on them,

and let your burning anger overtake them.

25 Let their camp be desolate.

Let none dwell in their tents,

26 because they persecute those whom you, yourself, have struck,

and they tell of the pain of those you have wounded.

27 Add guilt on top of their guilt,

and do not let them be acquitted.

28 Let them be blotted out of the book of the living,

and let them not be recorded with the righteous.

Psalm 69:22–28 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

22 Let their feast be a trap and a snare.

Let my enemies get what’s coming to them.

23 Let their eyes grow weak so they can’t see.

Let their backs be bent forever.

24 Pour out your anger on them.

Let them feel its burning heat.

25 May their homes be deserted.

May no one live in their tents.

26 They attack those you have wounded.

They talk about the pain of those you have hurt.

27 Charge them with one crime after another.

Don’t save them.

28 May their names be erased from the Book of Life.

Don’t include them in the list of those who do right.

Psalm 69:22–28 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

22 May their table before them become a snare;

And when they are in peace, may it become a trap.

23 May their eyes grow dim so that they cannot see,

And make their loins shake continually.

24 Pour out Your indignation on them,

And may Your burning anger overtake them.

25 May their camp be desolate;

May none dwell in their tents.

26 For they have persecuted him whom You Yourself have smitten,

And they tell of the pain of those whom You have wounded.

27 Add iniquity to their iniquity,

And may they not come into Your righteousness.

28 May they be blotted out of the book of life

And may they not be recorded with the righteous.