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Chapter
Psalms 22

Book of Psalms - Chapter 22

Psalms 22:1

To the chief Musician upon Aijeleth Shahar, A Psalm of David. My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? [why art thou so] far from helping me, [and from] the words of my roaring?

Psalms 22:2

O my God, I cry in the daytime, but thou hearest not; and in the night season, and am not silent.

Psalms 22:3

But thou [art] holy, [O thou] that inhabitest the praises of Israel.

Psalms 22:4

Our fathers trusted in thee: they trusted, and thou didst deliver them.

Psalms 22:5

They cried unto thee, and were delivered: they trusted in thee, and were not confounded.

Psalms 22:6

But I [am] a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people.

Psalms 22:7

All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, [saying],

Psalms 22:8

He trusted on the LORD [that] he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him.

Psalms 22:9

But thou [art] he that took me out of the womb: thou didst make me hope [when I was] upon my mother's breasts.

Psalms 22:10

I was cast upon thee from the womb: thou [art] my God from my mother's belly.

Psalms 22:11

Be not far from me; for trouble [is] near; for [there is] none to help.

Psalms 22:12

Many bulls have compassed me: strong [bulls] of Bashan have beset me round.

Psalms 22:13

They gaped upon me [with] their mouths, [as] a ravening and a roaring lion.

Psalms 22:14

I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint: my heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels.

Psalms 22:15

My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death.

Psalms 22:16

For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have enclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet.

Psalms 22:17

I may tell all my bones: they look [and] stare upon me.

Psalms 22:18

They part my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture.

Psalms 22:19

But be not thou far from me, O LORD: O my strength, haste thee to help me.

Psalms 22:20

Deliver my soul from the sword; my darling from the power of the dog.

Psalms 22:21

Save me from the lion's mouth: for thou hast heard me from the horns of the unicorns.

Psalms 22:22

I will declare thy name unto my brethren: in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.

Psalms 22:23

Ye that fear the LORD, praise him; all ye the seed of Jacob, glorify him; and fear him, all ye the seed of Israel.

Psalms 22:24

For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him; but when he cried unto him, he heard.

Psalms 22:25

My praise [shall be] of thee in the great congregation: I will pay my vows before them that fear him.

Psalms 22:26

The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live for ever.

Psalms 22:27

All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto the LORD: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee.

Psalms 22:28

For the kingdom [is] the LORD'S: and he [is] the governor among the nations.

Psalms 22:29

All [they that be] fat upon earth shall eat and worship: all they that go down to the dust shall bow before him: and none can keep alive his own soul.

Psalms 22:30

A seed shall serve him; it shall be accounted to the Lord for a generation.

Psalms 22:31

They shall come, and shall declare his righteousness unto a people that shall be born, that he hath done [this].