For the director of music. To the tune of “The Doe of the Morning.” A psalm of David.

1 aMy God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, so far from my cries of anguish?
References for Psalms 22:1
    •  22:1 - In Hebrew texts 22:1-31 is numbered 22:2-32.
      2 My God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer, by night, but I find no rest.b
      References for Psalms 22:2
        • ‘ 22:2 - Or "night, and am not silent"
          3 Yet you are enthroned as the Holy One; you are the one Israel praises.c
          References for Psalms 22:3
            • ’ 22:3 - Or "Yet you are holy," / "enthroned on the praises of Israel"
              4 In you our ancestors put their trust; they trusted and you delivered them.
              References for Psalms 22:4
              5 To you they cried out and were saved; in you they trusted and were not put to shame.
              6 But I am a worm and not a man, scorned by everyone, despised by the people.
              7 All who see me mock me; they hurl insults, shaking their heads.
              8 “He trusts in the LORD,” they say, “let the LORD rescue him. Let him deliver him, since he delights in him.”
              References for Psalms 22:8
              9 Yet you brought me out of the womb; you made me trust in you, even at my mother’s breast.
              References for Psalms 22:9
              10 From birth I was cast on you; from my mother’s womb you have been my God.
              References for Psalms 22:10
              11 Do not be far from me, for trouble is near and there is no one to help.
              References for Psalms 22:11
              12 Many bulls surround me; strong bulls of Bashan encircle me.
              13 Roaring lions that tear 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 has turned to wax; it has melted within me.
              15 My mouthd is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth; you lay me in the dust of death.
              References for Psalms 22:15
                • “ 22:15 - Probable reading of the original Hebrew text; Masoretic Text "strength"
                  16 Dogs surround me, a pack of villains encircles me; they piercee my hands and my feet.
                  References for Psalms 22:16
                    • ” 22:16 - Dead Sea Scrolls and some manuscripts of the Masoretic Text, Septuagint and Syriac; most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text "me," / "like a lion"
                      17 All my bones are on display; people stare and gloat over me.
                      18 They divide my clothes among them and cast lots for my garment.
                      References for Psalms 22:18
                      19 But you, LORD, do not be far from me. You are my strength; come quickly to help me.
                      References for Psalms 22:19
                      20 Deliver me from the sword, my precious life from the power of the dogs.
                      References for Psalms 22:20
                      21 Rescue me from the mouth of the lions; save me from the horns of the wild oxen.
                      References for Psalms 22:21
                          22 I will declare your name to my people; in the assembly I will praise you.
                          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 or scorned 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 the theme of my praise in the great assembly; before those who fear youf I will fulfill my vows.
                          References for Psalms 22:25
                          26 The poor will eat and be satisfied; those who seek the LORD will praise him— may your hearts live forever!
                          References for Psalms 22:26
                          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,
                          References for Psalms 22:27
                          28 for dominion belongs to the LORDand he rules over the nations.
                          References for Psalms 22:28
                          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; future generations will be told about the Lord.
                          31 They will proclaim his righteousness, declaring to a people yet unborn: He has done it!