Psalm 22:1-7 NIV

For the director of music. To [the tune of] "The Doe of the Morning." A psalm of David.

1 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?1 Why are you so far2 from saving me, so far from the words of my groaning?3

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2 O my God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer,4 by night,5 and am not silent.

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3 Yet you are enthroned as the Holy One;6 you are the praise7 of Israel.a

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    • a 22:3 - Or "Yet you are holy, / enthroned on the praises of Israel"
      4 In you our fathers put their trust; they trusted and you delivered them.8

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      5 They cried to you9 and were saved; in you they trusted10 and were not disappointed.11

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      6 But I am a worm12 and not a man, scorned by men13 and despised14 by the people.

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      7 All who see me mock me;15 they hurl insults,16 shaking their heads:17

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