Psalm 69:29 {68:30}
Good News Translation
But I am in pain and despair; lift me up, O God, and save me!

New Revised Standard Version
But I am lowly and in pain; let your salvation, O God, protect me.

Contemporary English Version
I am mistreated and in pain. Protect me, God, and keep me safe!

New American Bible
But here I am miserable and in pain; let your saving help protect me, God,

Douay-Rheims Bible
But I am poor and sorrowful: thy salvation, O God, hath set me up.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But I am poor and sorrowful: thy salvation, O God, hath set me up.

I am poor

Psalm 40:17 But I am a beggar and poor: the Lord is careful for me. Thou art my helper and my protector: O my God, be not slack.

Psalm 109:22,31 For I am poor and needy, and my heart is troubled within me. . . .

Isaiah 53:2,3 And he shall grow up as a tender plant before him, and as a root out of a thirsty ground: there is no beauty in him, nor comeliness: and we have seen him, and there was no sightliness, that we should be desirous of him: . . .

Matthew 8:20 And Jesus saith to him: The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

2 Corinthians 8:9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that being rich he became poor for your sakes: that through his poverty you might be rich.

let thy

Psalm 18:48 And thou wilt lift me up above them that rise up against me: from the unjust man thou wilt deliver me.

Psalm 22:27-31 All the ends of the earth shall remember, and shall be converted to the Lord: And all the kindreds of the Gentiles shall adore in his sight. . . .

Psalm 89:26,27 He shall cry out to me: Thou art my father: my God, and the support of my salvation. . . .

Psalm 91:14-16 Because he hoped in me I will deliver him: I will protect him because he hath known my name. . . .

Ephesians 1:21,22 Above all principality and power and virtue and dominion and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come. . . .

Philippians 2:9-11 For which cause, God also hath exalted him and hath given him a name which is above all names: . . .

The Waters Are Up to My Neck
28Let them be blotted out of the book of the living; and with the just let them not be written. 29But I am poor and sorrowful: thy salvation, O God, hath set me up.30I will praise the name of God with a canticle: and I will magnify him with praise.…
Cross References
Psalm 20:1
Unto the end. A psalm for David. [2] May the Lord hear thee in the day of tribulation: may the name of the God of Jacob protect thee.

Psalm 59:1
Unto the end, destroy not, for David for an inscription of a title, when Saul sent and watched his house to kill him. [2] Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; and defend me from them that rise up against me.

Psalm 70:5
But I am needy and poor; O God, help me. Thou art my helper and my deliverer: O Lord, make no delay.

Psalm 69:28
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