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Certainly[a] zeal for[b] your house[c] consumes me;
I endure the insults of those who insult you.[d]

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  1. Psalm 69:9 tn Or “for.” This verse explains that the psalmist’s suffering is due to his allegiance to God.
  2. Psalm 69:9 tn Or “devotion to.”
  3. Psalm 69:9 sn God’s house, the temple, here represents by metonymy God himself.
  4. Psalm 69:9 tn Heb “the insults of those who insult you fall upon me.”sn Jn 2:17 applies the first half of this verse to Jesus’ ministry in the context of John’s account of Jesus cleansing the temple.