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69 (For the one directing. Al Shoshanim. Of Dovid.) Hoshi’eini, O Elohim; for the mayim are come unto my nefesh (i.e., neck).

(3) I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing; I am come into the depths of the mayim, where the floods overflow me.

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Psalm 69[a]

For the director of music. To the tune of “Lilies.” Of David.

Save me, O God,
    for the waters(A) have come up to my neck.(B)
I sink in the miry depths,(C)
    where there is no foothold.
I have come into the deep waters;
    the floods engulf me.

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  1. Psalm 69:1 In Hebrew texts 69:1-36 is numbered 69:2-37.