Psalms 22:17-18

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.

Psalms 22:17 in Other Translations

KJV
17 I may tell all my bones: they look and stare upon me.
ESV
17 I can count all my bones-- they stare and gloat over me;
NLT
17 I can count all my bones. My enemies stare at me and gloat.
MSG
17 and lock me in a cage - a bag Of bones in a cage, stared at by every passerby.
CSB
17 I can count all my bones; people look and stare at me.

Psalms 22:17-18 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 22:17-18 In-Context

15 My mouth 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 Dogs surround me, a pack of villains encircles me; they pierce my hands and my feet.
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.
19 But you, LORD, do not be far from me. You are my strength; come quickly to help me.
20 Deliver me from the sword, my precious life from the power of the dogs.

Cross References 4

  • 1. Luke 23:35
  • 2. Psalms 25:2; Psalms 30:1; Psalms 35:19; Psalms 38:16; Lamentations 2:17; Micah 7:8; Luke 23:27
  • 3. S Leviticus 16:8; Matthew 27:35*; Mark 15:24; Luke 23:34; John 19:24*
  • 4. Mark 9:12
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