Psalm 69:7
New International Version
For I endure scorn for your sake, and shame covers my face.

New Living Translation
For I endure insults for your sake; humiliation is written all over my face.

English Standard Version
For it is for your sake that I have borne reproach, that dishonor has covered my face.

Berean Study Bible
For I have endured scorn for Your sake, and shame has covered my face.

New American Standard Bible
Because for Your sake I have borne reproach; Dishonor has covered my face.

New King James Version
Because for Your sake I have borne reproach; Shame has covered my face.

King James Bible
Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; shame hath covered my face.

Christian Standard Bible
For I have endured insults because of you, and shame has covered my face.

Contemporary English Version
It is for your sake alone that I am insulted and blush with shame.

Good News Translation
It is for your sake that I have been insulted and that I am covered with shame.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For I have endured insults because of You, and shame has covered my face.

International Standard Version
I am being mocked because of you. Dishonor overwhelms me.

NET Bible
For I suffer humiliation for your sake and am thoroughly disgraced.

New Heart English Bible
Because for your sake I suffer insults. Shame has covered my face.

A Faithful Version
Because for Your sake I have borne reproach, shame has covered my face.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For your sake I have borne reproach and shame has covered my face.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Indeed, for your sake I have endured insults. Humiliation has covered my face.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Because for Thy sake I have borne reproach; Confusion hath covered my face.

New American Standard 1977
Because for Thy sake I have borne reproach; Dishonor has covered my face.

King James 2000 Bible
Because for your sake I have borne reproach; shame has covered my face.

American King James Version
Because for your sake I have borne reproach; shame has covered my face.

American Standard Version
Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; Shame hath covered my face.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For I have suffered reproach for thy sake; shame has covered my face.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; shame hath covered my face.

Darby Bible Translation
Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; confusion hath covered my face.

English Revised Version
Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; shame hath covered my face.

Webster's Bible Translation
Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; shame hath covered my face.

World English Bible
Because for your sake, I have borne reproach. Shame has covered my face.

Young's Literal Translation
For because of Thee I have borne reproach, Shame hath covered my face.
Study Bible
The Waters Are Up to My Neck
6May those who hope in You not be ashamed through me, O Lord GOD of Hosts; may those who seek You not be dishonored through me, O God of Israel. 7For I have endured scorn for Your sake, and shame has covered my face.8I have become a stranger to my brothers and a foreigner to my mother’s sons,…
Cross References
Psalm 4:2
How long, O men, will my honor be maligned? How long will you love vanity and seek after lies? Selah

Psalm 44:15
All day long my disgrace is before me and shame has covered my face,

Isaiah 49:7
Thus says the LORD, the Redeemer and Holy One of Israel, to him who was despised and abhorred by the nation, to the servant of rulers: "Kings will see you and rise, and princes will bow down, because of the LORD, who is faithful, the Holy One of Israel, who has chosen you."

Isaiah 50:6
I offered My back to those who struck Me, and My cheeks to those who tore out My beard. I did not hide My face from scorn and spittle.

Jeremiah 15:15
You understand, O LORD; remember me and attend to me. Avenge me against my persecutors. In Your patience, do not take me away. Know that I endure reproach for Your honor.

Jeremiah 51:51
"We are ashamed because we have heard reproach; disgrace has covered our faces, because foreigners have entered the holy places of the LORD's house."

Treasury of Scripture

Because for your sake I have borne reproach; shame has covered my face.

Because

Psalm 22:6-8
But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people…

Psalm 44:22
Yea, for thy sake are we killed all the day long; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter.

Jeremiah 15:15
O LORD, thou knowest: remember me, and visit me, and revenge me of my persecutors; take me not away in thy longsuffering: know that for thy sake I have suffered rebuke.

shame

Isaiah 50:6
I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair: I hid not my face from shame and spitting.

Isaiah 53:3
He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not.

Matthew 26:67,68
Then did they spit in his face, and buffeted him; and others smote him with the palms of their hands, …









Lexicon
For
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

I have endured
נָשָׂ֣אתִי (nā·śā·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 5375: To lift, carry, take

scorn
חֶרְפָּ֑ה (ḥer·pāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2781: Contumely, disgrace, the pudenda

for Your sake,
עָ֭לֶיךָ (‘ā·le·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

and shame
כְלִמָּ֣ה (ḵə·lim·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3639: Insult, reproach, ignominy

has covered
כִּסְּתָ֖ה (kis·sə·ṯāh)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3680: To plump, fill up hollows, to cover

my face.
פָנָֽי׃ (p̄ā·nāy)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6440: The face
(7) Because.--Better, for.

For thy sake.--It is plain from Psalm 69:9 that these words can only mean that the reproach under which the psalmist (or the community of which he was the spokesman) laboured was borne in the cause of religion. (Comp. Jeremiah 15:15.)

Verse 7. - Because for thy sake I have borne reproach. The real secret of the enmity which David provoked, both on the part of Saul, of Absalom, of Joab, and of other ungodly men, was his own piety and devotion to God's service. Irreligious men hate those who are religions, whose conduct shames them by its contrast with their own evil courses. They revenge themselves, sometimes by scoffing at the religious observances of the pious (ver. 10), sometimes by insinuating that all profession of religion is hypocrisy. Shame hath covered my face. I have been made to feel shame at the charges which have been brought against me (see 2 Samuel 15:3; 2 Samuel 16:7, 8).
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