Psalms 69 :11

Psalms 69 :11 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

King James Version (KJV)

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

American Standard Version (ASV)

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

Basic English Translation (BBE)

When I put on the clothing of grief, they said evil of me.

Webster's Revision

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.

English Revised Version (ERV)

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

Definitions for Psalms 69 :11

Became - Was exactly suited for; was fitting.
Proverb - A dark or puzzling saying.

Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 69 :11

Barnes' Commentary on Psalms 69 :11

I made sackcloth also my garment - I put on sackcloth. This was often done as expressive of grief and sorrow. See Psalm 30:11, note; Psalm 35:13, note. Compare Isaiah 22:12; Daniel 9:3. In the case here referred to, this was an act of religion; an expression of penitence and humiliation.

And I became a proverb to them - A jest; a subject of derision; a by-word. They ridiculed me for it. Compare 1 Kings 9:7.

Wesley's Commentary on Psalms 69 :11

69:11 Proverb - A proverb of reproach.
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