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This article is about the psalm from the Book of Psalms. For the album by Ministry, see Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed and the Way to Suck Eggs.
- Because for Your sake I have borne reproach; shame has covered my face.
- Verses 14 and 32 are recited in the blessings before the Shema on the second day of Rosh Hashanah.
- In John 2:17, when Jesus had expelled the money changers from the Temple, his disciples remembered the words of verse 9: "zeal for Your house has eaten me up".
- In John 15:25, Jesus related his rejection by the Jews to fulfilment of the Jewish law:
- This happened that the word might be fulfilled which is written in their law, ‘They hated Me without a cause’. (Psalm 69:4 NKJV)
- Jesus was given gall or vinegar to drink when he was crucified, recalling Psalm 69:3 (my throat is dry) and Psalm 69:21:
- They also gave me gall for my food, and for my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
- For it is written in the Book of Psalms: ‘Let his dwelling place be desolate, and let no one live in it’. (Psalm 69:25 NKJV)
Royal National Lifeboat Institution
- Verse 15 "Let not the deep swallow me up" is used on the obverse side of every gallantry medal issued by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, the lifeboat service of the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.
- The Complete Artscroll Machzor for Rosh Hashanah page 505
- The Complete Artscroll Machzor for Rosh Hashanah page 271-73
- "... will eat me up" in Masoretic Text
- Works related to Psalm 69 at Wikisource
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