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A Plea for Deliverance from Persecution

For the music director, according to The Lilies. Of David.[a]

69 Save me, O God,
because waters have come up to my neck.[b]
I sink in the mud of the deep, and there is no foothold.
I have come to watery depths,
and the torrent floods over me.

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  1. Psalm 69:1 The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm; the English verse number is reduced by one
  2. Psalm 69:1 Hebrew “soul” or “life”

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