Psalm 69:11 {68:12}
Good News Translation
I dress myself in clothes of mourning, and they laugh at me.

Contemporary English Version
They sneered at me for wearing sackcloth to show my sorrow.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I made haircloth my garment: and I became a byword to them.

New American Bible
When I clothed myself in sackcloth; I became a byword for them.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And I made haircloth my garment: and I became a byword to them.

I made

Psalm 35:13,14 But as for me, when they were troublesome to me, I was clothed with haircloth. I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer shall be turned into my bosom. . . .

Isaiah 20:2 At that same time the Lord spoke by the hand of Isaiah the son of Amos, saying Go, and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins, and take off thy shoes from thy feet. And he did so, and went naked, and barefoot.

Isaiah 22:12 And the Lord, the God of hosts, in that day shall call to weeping, and to mourning, to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth:

Joel 1:8,13 Lament like a virgin girded with sackcloth for the husband of her youth. . . .

I became

Psalm 44:13,14 Thou hast sold thy people for no price: and there was no reckoning in the exchange of them. . . .

Deuteronomy 28:37 And thou shalt be lost, as a proverb and a byword to all people, among whom the Lord shall bring thee in.

1 Kings 9:7 I will take away Israel from the face of the land which I have given them; and the temple which I have sanctified to my name, I will cast out of my sight; and Israel shall be a proverb, and a byword among all people.

Jeremiah 24:9 And I will deliver them up to vexation, and affliction, to all the kingdoms of the earth: to be a reproach, and a byword, and a proverb, and to be a curse in all places, to which I have cast them out.

Context
The Waters Are Up to My Neck
10And I covered my soul in fasting: and it was made a reproach to me. 11And I made haircloth my garment: and I became a byword to them.12They that sat in the gate spoke against me: and they that drank wine made me their song.…
Cross References
Revelation 11:3
And I will give unto my two witnesses: and they shall prophesy, a thousand two hundred sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.

1 Kings 9:7
I will take away Israel from the face of the land which I have given them; and the temple which I have sanctified to my name, I will cast out of my sight; and Israel shall be a proverb, and a byword among all people.

1 Kings 20:31
And his servants said to him: Behold, we have heard that the kings of the house of Israel are merciful; so let us put sackcloths on our loins, and ropes on our heads, and go out to the king of Israel: perhaps he will save our lives.

Job 16:15
I have sowed sackcloth upon my skin, and have covered my flesh with ashes.

Job 17:6
He hath made me as it were a byword of the people, and I am an example before them.

Job 30:9
Now I am turned into their song, and am become their byword.

Psalm 35:13
But as for me, when they were troublesome to me, I was clothed with haircloth. I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer shall be turned into my bosom.

Psalm 44:14
Thou hast made us a reproach to our neighbours, a scoff and derision to them that are round about us.

Jeremiah 24:9
And I will deliver them up to vexation, and affliction, to all the kingdoms of the earth: to be a reproach, and a byword, and a proverb, and to be a curse in all places, to which I have cast them out.

Additional Translations
I made sackcloth my clothing, and I was sport to them.I made sackcloth also my garment; and I became a proverb to them.

When I made sackcloth my clothing, I became a byword unto them.

And I put on sackcloth for my covering; and I became a proverb to them.

And I made sackcloth my garment: then I became a proverb to them.

When I made sackcloth my clothing, I became a proverb unto them.

I made sackcloth also my garment; and I became a proverb to them.

When I made sackcloth my clothing, I became a byword to them.

And I make my clothing sackcloth, And I am to them for a simile.
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