Psalm 69:21 {68:22}
Good News Translation
When I was hungry, they gave me poison; when I was thirsty, they offered me vinegar.

Contemporary English Version
Enemies poisoned my food, and when I was thirsty, they gave me vinegar.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they gave me gall for my food, and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.

New American Bible
Instead they gave me poison for my food; and for my thirst they gave me vinegar.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And they gave me gall for my food, and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.

gall for my meat.

John 19:29 Now there was a vessel set there, full of vinegar. And they, putting a sponge full of vinegar about hyssop, put it to his mouth.

, thinks that [rosh] is the same herb as the evangelist calls hyssop; a species of which, growing in Judea, he proves from Isaac ben Orman, an Arabian writer, to be so bitter as not to be eatable. Theophylact expressly tells us, that the hyssop was added [] [as being deleterious] or poisonous: and Nonnus, in his paraphrase, says [], `One gave the deadly acid mixed with hyssop.'

Jeremiah 8:14 Why do we sit still? assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the fenced city, and let us be silent there: for the Lord our God hath put us to silence, and hath given us water of gall to drink: for we have sinned against the Lord.

Jeremiah 9:15 Therefore thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: Behold I will feed this people with wormwood, and give them water of gall to drink.

Jeremiah 23:15 Therefore thus saith the Lord of hosts to the prophets: Behold I will feed them with wormwood, and will give them gall to drink: for from the prophets of Jerusalem corruption is gone forth into all the land.

Matthew 27:34,48 And they gave him wine to drink mingled with gall. And when he had tasted, he would not drink. . . .

vinegar

Mark 15:23,36 And they gave him to drink wine mingled with myrrh. But he took it not. . . .

Luke 23:36 And the soldiers also mocked him, coming to him and offering him vinegar,

John 19:29,30 Now there was a vessel set there, full of vinegar. And they, putting a sponge full of vinegar about hyssop, put it to his mouth. . . .

Context
The Waters Are Up to My Neck
20In thy sight are all they that afflict me; my heart hath expected reproach and misery. And I looked for one that would grieve together with me, but there was none: and for one that would comfort me, and I found none. 21And they gave me gall for my food, and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.22Let their table become as a snare before them, and a recompense, and a stumblingblock.…
Cross References
Matthew 27:34
And they gave him wine to drink mingled with gall. And when he had tasted, he would not drink.

Matthew 27:48
And immediately one of them running took a sponge and filled it with vinegar and put it on a reed and gave him to drink.

Mark 15:23
And they gave him to drink wine mingled with myrrh. But he took it not.

Mark 15:36
And one running and filling a sponge with vinegar and putting it upon a reed, gave him to drink, saying: Stay, let us see if Elias come to take him down.

Luke 23:36
And the soldiers also mocked him, coming to him and offering him vinegar,

John 19:28
Afterwards, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the scripture might be fulfilled, said: I thirst.

Deuteronomy 29:18
Lest perhaps there should be among you a man or a woman, a family or a tribe, whose heart is turned away this day from the Lord our God, to go and serve the gods of those nations: and there should be among you a root bringing forth gall and bitterness.

Jeremiah 8:14
Why do we sit still? assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the fenced city, and let us be silent there: for the Lord our God hath put us to silence, and hath given us water of gall to drink: for we have sinned against the Lord.

Additional Translations
They poisoned my food with gall and gave me vinegar to quench my thirst.They gave me also gall for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.

They gave me also gall for my food; And in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.

They gave me also gall for my food, and made me drink vinegar for my thirst.

Yea, they gave me gall for my food, and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.

They gave me also gall for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.

They gave me also gall for my food; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.

They also gave me gall for my food. In my thirst, they gave me vinegar to drink.

And they give for my food gall, And for my thirst cause me to drink vinegar.
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