Psalm 22:12-22 NIV

12 Many bulls1 surround me;2 strong bulls of Bashan3 encircle me.

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13 Roaring lions4 tearing their prey5 open their mouths wide6 against me.

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14 I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint.7 My heart has turned to wax;8 it has melted away9 within me.

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15 My strength is dried up like a potsherd,10 and my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth;11 you lay mea in the dust12 of death.

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16 Dogs13 have surrounded me; a band of evil men has encircled me, they have piercedb14 my hands and my feet.

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    • c 22:16 - Some Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Syriac; most Hebrew manuscripts " / like the lion,"
      17 I can count all my bones; people stare15 and gloat over me.16

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      18 They divide my garments among them and cast lots17 for my clothing.18

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      19 But you, O LORD, be not far off;19 O my Strength,20 come quickly21 to help me.22

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          20 Deliver my life from the sword,23 my precious life24 from the power of the dogs.25

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          21 Rescue me from the mouth of the lions;26 savec me from the horns of the wild oxen.27

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            • d 22:21 - Or / "you have heard"
              22 I will declare your name to my brothers; in the congregation28 I will praise you.29

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