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Psalms 69:11

    Psalms 69:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    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

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

    Barnes' Notes 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 Notes on Psalms 69:11

    69:11 Proverb - A proverb of reproach.