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Psalms 21

The Book of Psalms

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Chapter 22

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   For the Chief Musician; set to Aijaleth hash-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 groaning?  

 

 


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

 

 


3


 

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

 

 


4


 

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

 

 


5


 

  They cried unto thee, and were delivered: They trusted in thee, and were not put to shame.  

 

 


6


 

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

 

 


7


 

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

 

 


8


 

  Commit [thyself] unto Jehovah; Let him deliver him: Let him rescue him, seeing he delighteth in him.  

 

 


9


 

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

 

 


10


 

  I was cast upon thee from the womb; Thou art my God since my mother bare me.  

 

 


11


 

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

 

 


12


 

  Many bulls have compassed me; Strong bulls of Bashan have beset me round.  

 

 


13


 

  They gape upon me with their mouth, [As] a ravening and a roaring lion.  

 

 


14


 

  I am poured out like water, And all my bones are out of joint: My heart is like wax; It is melted within me.  

 

 


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.  

 

 


16


 

  For dogs have compassed me: A company of evil-doers have inclosed me; They pierced my hands and my feet.  

 

 


17


 

  I may count all my bones; They look and stare upon me.  

 

 


18


 

  They part my garments among them, And upon my vesture do they cast lots.  

 

 


19


 

  But be not thou far off, O Jehovah: O thou my succor, haste thee to help me.  

 

 


20


 

  Deliver my soul from the sword, My darling from the power of the dog.  

 

 


21


 

  Save me from the lion's mouth; Yea, from the horns of the wild-oxen thou hast answered me.  

 

 


22


 

  I will declare thy name unto my brethren: In the midst of the assembly will I praise thee.  

 

 


23


 

  Ye that fear Jehovah, praise him; All ye the seed of Jacob, glorify him; And stand in awe of him, all ye the seed of Israel.  

 

 


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.  

 

 


25


 

  Of thee cometh my praise in the great assembly: I will pay my vows before them that fear him.  

 

 


26


 

  The meek shall eat and be satisfied; They shall praise Jehovah that seek after him: Let your heart live for ever.  

 

 


27


 

  All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn unto Jehovah; And all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee.  

 

 


28


 

  For the kingdom is Jehovah's; And he is the ruler over the nations.  

 

 


29


 

  All the fat ones of the earth shall eat and worship: All they that go down to the dust shall bow before him, Even he that cannot keep his soul alive.  

 

 


30


 

  A seed shall serve him; It shall be told of the Lord unto the [next] generation.  

 

 


31


 

  They shall come and shall declare his righteousness Unto a people that shall be born, that he hath done it.   

 

 


Psalms 23

 

 

 

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