Psalms 22:2-3

2 My God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer, by night, but I find no rest.[a]
3 Yet you are enthroned as the Holy One; you are the one Israel praises.[b]

Psalms 22:2 in Other Translations

KJV
2 O my God, I cry in the daytime, but thou hearest not; and in the night season, and am not silent.
ESV
2 O my God, I cry by day, but you do not answer, and by night, but I find no rest.
NLT
2 Every day I call to you, my God, but you do not answer. Every night I lift my voice, but I find no relief.
MSG
2 Doubled up with pain, I call to God all the day long. No answer. Nothing. I keep at it all night, tossing and turning.
CSB
2 My God, I cry by day, but You do not answer, by night, yet I have no rest.

Psalms 22:2-3 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 22:2-3 In-Context

1 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, so far from my cries of anguish?
2 My God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer, by night, but I find no rest.
3 Yet you are enthroned as the Holy One; you are the one Israel praises.
4 In you our ancestors put their trust; they trusted and you delivered them.
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.

Cross References 4

  • 1. S Job 19:7
  • 2. Psalms 42:3; Psalms 88:1
  • 3. S 2 Kings 19:22; Psalms 71:22; S Mark 1:24; Psalms 99:9
  • 4. S Exodus 15:2; Psalms 148:14; Deuteronomy 10:21

Footnotes 2

  • [a]. Or "night, and am not silent"
  • [b]. Or "Yet you are holy," / "enthroned on the praises of Israel"
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