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Psalm 22 WBT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 To the chief Musician upon Aijeleth Shahar, A Psalm of David. My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? [why art thou so far] from helping me, [and from] the words of my roaring? 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 in the day-time, but thou hearest not; and in the night season, and am not silent. 2 O my God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer, by night, and am not silent.
3 But thou [art] holy, [O thou] that inhabitest the praises of Israel. 3 Yet you are enthroned as the Holy One; you are the praise of Israel.
4 Our fathers trusted in thee: they trusted, and thou didst deliver them. 4 In you our fathers put their trust; they trusted and you delivered them.
5 They cried to thee, and were delivered: they trusted in thee, and were not confounded. 5 They cried to you and were saved; in you they trusted and were not disappointed.
6 But I [am] a worm, and no 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 they that see me deride me: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, [saying], 7 All who see me mock me; they hurl insults, shaking their heads:
8 He trusted on the LORD [that] he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him. 8 "He trusts in the LORD; let the LORD rescue him. Let him deliver him, since he delights in him."
9 But thou [art] he that brought me forth into life: thou didst make me hope [when I was] 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 I was cast upon thee from my birth: thou [art] my God from the time I was born. 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 compassed me: strong [bulls] of Bashan have beset me round. 12 Many bulls surround me; strong bulls of Bashan encircle me.
13 They gaped upon me [with] their mouths, [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 in the midst of my bowels. 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 cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into 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 compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have inclosed 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 may number all my bones: they look [and] stare upon me. 17 I can count all my bones; people stare and gloat over me.
18 They part my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture. 18 They divide my garments among them and cast lots for my clothing.
19 But be not thou far from me, O LORD: O my strength, haste thee to help me. 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 darling 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: for thou hast heard me from the horns of the unicorns. 21 Rescue me from the mouth of the lions; save me from the horns of the wild oxen.
22 I will declare thy name to my brethren: in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee. 22 I will declare your name to my brothers; in the congregation I will praise you.
23 Ye that fear the LORD, praise him; all ye the seed of Jacob, glorify him; and fear him, all ye the seed 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 hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him; but when he cried to him, 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 My praise [shall be] of thee in the great congregation: I will pay my vows before them that 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 meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live for ever. 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 world shall remember and turn to the LORD: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee. 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 [is] the governor among the nations. 28 for dominion belongs to the LORD and he rules over the nations.
29 All [they that are] fat upon earth shall eat and worship: all they that go down to the dust shall bow before him: and none can keep alive his own soul. 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 A seed shall serve him; it shall be accounted to the Lord for a generation. 30 Posterity will serve him; future generations will be told about the Lord.
31 They shall come, and shall declare his righteousness to a people that shall be born, that he hath done [this]. 31 They will proclaim his righteousness to a people yet unborn-- for he has done it.