Lord, the Lord Almighty,
    may those who hope in you
    not be disgraced because of me;
God of Israel,
    may those who seek you
    not be put to shame because of me.
For I endure scorn(A) for your sake,(B)
    and shame covers my face.(C)
I am a foreigner to my own family,
    a stranger to my own mother’s children;(D)
for zeal for your house consumes me,(E)
    and the insults of those who insult you fall on me.(F)
10 When I weep and fast,(G)
    I must endure scorn;
11 when I put on sackcloth,(H)
    people make sport of me.
12 Those who sit at the gate(I) mock me,
    and I am the song of the drunkards.(J)

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