Psalm 69:11
New International Version
when I put on sackcloth, people make sport of me.

New Living Translation
When I dress in burlap to show sorrow, they make fun of me.

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

Berean Study Bible
I made sackcloth my clothing, and I was sport to them.

New American Standard Bible
When I made sackcloth my clothing, I became a byword to them.

New King James Version
I also made sackcloth my garment; I became a byword to them.

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

Christian Standard Bible
I wore sackcloth as my clothing, and I was a joke to them.

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

Good News Translation
I dress myself in clothes of mourning, and they laugh at me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I wore sackcloth as my clothing, and I was a joke to them.

International Standard Version
When I dressed in sackcloth, I became an object of gossip among them.

NET Bible
I wear sackcloth and they ridicule me.

New Heart English Bible
When I made sackcloth my clothing, I became a byword to them.

A Faithful Version
I also made sackcloth my clothing, and I became a proverb to them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have made my clothes sackcloth and I have been a proverb to them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I dressed myself in sackcloth, but I became the object of ridicule.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I made sackcloth also my garment, And I became a byword unto them.

New American Standard 1977
When I made sackcloth my clothing, I became a byword to them.

King James 2000 Bible
I made sackcloth also my garment; and I became a proverb to them.

American King James Version
I made sackcloth also my garment; and I became a proverb to them.

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

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

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

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

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

Webster's Bible Translation
I made sackcloth also my garment; and I became a proverb to them.

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

Young's Literal Translation
And I make my clothing sackcloth, And I am to them for a simile.
Study Bible
The Waters Are Up to My Neck
10I wept and fasted, but it brought me reproach. 11I made sackcloth my clothing, and I was sport to them.12Those who sit at the gate mock me, and I am the song of drunkards.…
Cross References
Revelation 11:3
And I will empower my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, clothed in sackcloth."

1 Kings 9:7
then I will cut off Israel from the land I have given them, and this temple that I have sanctified for My name I will banish from My presence. Then Israel will become an object of scorn and ridicule among all peoples.

1 Kings 20:31
Then the servants of Ben-hadad said to him, "Look now, we have heard that the kings of the house of Israel are merciful. Let us go out to the king of Israel with sackcloth around our waists and ropes around our heads. Perhaps he will spare your life."

Job 16:15
I have sewn sackcloth over my skin; I have buried my horn in the dust.

Job 17:6
He has made me a byword to the people; I am the one in whose face they spit.

Job 30:9
And now they mock me in song; I have become a byword among them.

Psalm 35:13
Yet during their illness, I put on sackcloth; I humbled myself with fasting, but my prayers returned unanswered.

Psalm 44:14
You have made us a byword among the nations, a laughingstock among the peoples.

Jeremiah 24:9
I will make them a horror and an offense to all the kingdoms of the earth, a disgrace, an object of scorn, ridicule, and cursing, wherever I have banished them.

Treasury of Scripture

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

I made

Psalm 35:13,14
But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom…

Isaiah 20:2
At the same time spake the LORD by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins, and put off thy shoe from thy foot. And he did so, walking naked and barefoot.

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

I became

Psalm 44:13,14
Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbours, a scorn and a derision to them that are round about us…

Deuteronomy 28:37
And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all nations whither the LORD shall lead thee.

1 Kings 9:7
Then will I cut off Israel out of the land which I have given them; and this house, which I have hallowed for my name, will I cast out of my sight; and Israel shall be a proverb and a byword among all people:









Lexicon
I made
וָאֶתְּנָ֣ה (wā·’et·tə·nāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

sackcloth
שָׂ֑ק (śāq)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8242: A mesh, coarse loose cloth, sacking, a bag

my clothing,
לְבוּשִׁ֣י (lə·ḇū·šî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3830: A garment, clothing, raiment

and I was
וָאֱהִ֖י (wā·’ĕ·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

sport
לְמָשָֽׁל׃ (lə·mā·šāl)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4912: A pithy maxim, a simile

to them.
לָהֶ֣ם (lā·hem)
Preposition-l | Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1992: They
Verse 11. - I made sackcloth also my garment (see Psalm 30:12; Psalm 35:13); and I became a proverb to them; or, a byword, as the same word, mashal, is rendered in Psalm 44:14.
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