Psalm 22 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 My God, my God, why have You forsaken me? Far from my deliverance are the words of my groaning. 1 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, so far from the words of my groaning?
2 O my God, I cry by day, but You do not answer; And by night, but I have no rest. 2 O my God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer, by night, and am not silent.
3 Yet You are holy, O You who are enthroned upon the praises of Israel. 3 Yet you are enthroned as the Holy One; you are the praise of Israel.
4 In You our fathers trusted; They trusted and You delivered them. 4 In you our fathers put their trust; they trusted and you delivered them.
5 To You they cried out and were delivered; In You they trusted and were not disappointed. 5 They cried to you and were saved; in you they trusted and were not disappointed.
6 But I am a worm and not a man, A reproach of men and despised by the people. 6 But I am a worm and not a man, scorned by men and despised by the people.
7 All who see me sneer at me; They separate with the lip, they wag the head, saying, 7 All who see me mock me; they hurl insults, shaking their heads:
8 "Commit yourself to the LORD; let Him deliver him; Let Him rescue him, because He delights in him." 8 "He trusts in the LORD; let the LORD rescue him. Let him deliver him, since he delights in him."
9 Yet You are He who brought me forth from the womb; You made me trust when upon my mother's breasts. 9 Yet you brought me out of the womb; you made me trust in you even at my mother's breast.
10 Upon You I was cast from birth; You have been my God from my mother's womb. 10 From birth I was cast upon you; from my mother's womb you have been my God.
11 Be not far from me, for trouble is near; For there is none to help. 11 Do not be far from me, for trouble is near and there is no one to help.
12 Many bulls have surrounded me; Strong bulls of Bashan have encircled me. 12 Many bulls surround me; strong bulls of Bashan encircle me.
13 They open wide their mouth at me, As a ravening and a roaring lion. 13 Roaring lions tearing their prey open their mouths wide against me.
14 I am poured out like water, And all my bones are out of joint; My heart is like wax; It is melted within me. 14 I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint. My heart has turned to wax; it has melted away within me.
15 My strength is dried up like a potsherd, And my tongue cleaves to my jaws; And You lay me in the dust of death. 15 My strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth; you lay me in the dust of death.
16 For dogs have surrounded me; A band of evildoers has encompassed me; They pierced my hands and my feet. 16 Dogs have surrounded me; a band of evil men has encircled me, they have pierced my hands and my feet.
17 I can count all my bones. They look, they stare at me; 17 I can count all my bones; people stare and gloat over me.
18 They divide my garments among them, And for my clothing they cast lots. 18 They divide my garments among them and cast lots for my clothing.
19 But You, O LORD, be not far off; O You my help, hasten to my assistance. 19 But you, O LORD, be not far off; O my Strength, come quickly to help me.
20 Deliver my soul from the sword, My only life from the power of the dog. 20 Deliver my life from the sword, my precious life from the power of the dogs.
21 Save me from the lion's mouth; From the horns of the wild oxen You answer me. 21 Rescue me from the mouth of the lions; save me from the horns of the wild oxen.
22 I will tell of Your name to my brethren; In the midst of the assembly I will praise You. 22 I will declare your name to my brothers; in the congregation I will praise you.
23 You who fear the LORD, praise Him; All you descendants of Jacob, glorify Him, And stand in awe of Him, all you descendants of Israel. 23 You who fear the LORD, praise him! All you descendants of Jacob, honor him! Revere him, all you descendants of Israel!
24 For He has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; Nor has He hidden His face from him; But when he cried to Him for help, He heard. 24 For he has not despised or disdained the suffering of the afflicted one; he has not hidden his face from him but has listened to his cry for help.
25 From You comes my praise in the great assembly; I shall pay my vows before those who fear Him. 25 From you comes the theme of my praise in the great assembly; before those who fear you will I fulfill my vows.
26 The afflicted will eat and be satisfied; Those who seek Him will praise the LORD. Let your heart live forever! 26 The poor will eat and be satisfied; they who seek the LORD will praise him-- may your hearts live forever!
27 All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the LORD, And all the families of the nations will worship before You. 27 All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the LORD, and all the families of the nations will bow down before him,
28 For the kingdom is the LORD'S And He rules over the nations. 28 for dominion belongs to the LORD and he rules over the nations.
29 All the prosperous of the earth will eat and worship, All those who go down to the dust will bow before Him, Even he who cannot keep his soul alive. 29 All the rich of the earth will feast and worship; all who go down to the dust will kneel before him-- those who cannot keep themselves alive.
30 Posterity will serve Him; It will be told of the Lord to the coming generation. 30 Posterity will serve him; future generations will be told about the Lord.
31 They will come and will declare His righteousness To a people who will be born, that He has performed it. 31 They will proclaim his righteousness to a people yet unborn-- for he has done it.