68:29 Because of Thy temple at Jerusalem, To Thee do kings bring a present.
68:30 Rebuke a beast of the reeds, a company of bulls, With calves of the peoples, Each humbling himself with pieces of silver, Scatter Thou peoples delighting in conflicts.
68:31 Come do fat ones out of Egypt, Cush causeth her hands to run to God.
68:32 Kingdoms of the earth, sing ye to God, Praise ye the Lord. Selah.
68:33 To him who is riding on the heavens of the heavens of old, Lo, He giveth with His voice a strong voice.
68:34 Ascribe ye strength to God, Over Israel [is] His excellency, and His strength in the clouds.
68:35 Fearful, O God, out of Thy sanctuaries, The God of Israel Himself, Giving strength and might to the people. Blessed [is] God!
69:1 To the Overseer. — `On the Lilies,’ by David. Save me, O God, for come have waters unto the soul.
69:2 I have sunk in deep mire, And there is no standing, I have come into the depths of the waters, And a flood hath overflown me.
69:3 I have been wearied with my calling, Burnt hath been my throat, Consumed have been mine eyes, waiting for my God.
69:4 Those hating me without cause Have been more than the hairs of my head, Mighty have been my destroyers, My lying enemies, That which I took not away — I bring back.
69:5 O God, Thou — Thou hast known Concerning my overturn, And my desolations from Thee have not been hid.
69:6 Let not those waiting on Thee be ashamed because of me, O Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, Let not those seeking Thee Blush because of me, O God of Israel.
69:7 For because of Thee I have borne reproach, Shame hath covered my face.
69:8 A stranger I have been to my brother, And a foreigner to sons of my mother.
69:9 For zeal for Thy house hath consumed me, And the reproaches of Thy reproachers Have fallen upon me.
69:10 And I weep in the fasting of my soul, And it is for a reproach to me.
69:11 And I make my clothing sackcloth, And I am to them for a simile.
69:12 Those sitting at the gate meditate concerning me, And those drinking strong drink, Play on instruments.
69:13 And I — my prayer [is] to Thee, O Jehovah, A time of good pleasure, O God, In the abundance of Thy kindness, Answer me in the truth of Thy salvation.
69:14 Deliver me from the mire, and let me not sink, Let me be delivered from those hating me, And from deep places of waters.
69:15 Let not a flood of waters overflow me, Nor let the deep swallow me up, Nor let the pit shut her mouth upon me.
69:16 Answer me, O Jehovah, for good [is] Thy kindness, According to the abundance Of Thy mercies turn Thou unto me,
69:17 And hide not Thy face from Thy servant, For I am in distress — haste, answer me.
69:18 Be near unto my soul — redeem it, Because of mine enemies ransom me.