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Psalm 22 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:1 - My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? I groan in prayer, but help seems far away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:2 - My God, I cry out during the day, but you do not answer, and during the night my prayers do not let up.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:3 - You are holy; you sit as king receiving the praises of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:4 - In you our ancestors trusted; they trusted in you and you rescued them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:5 - To you they cried out, and they were saved; in you they trusted and they were not disappointed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:6 - But I am a worm, not a man; people insult me and despise me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:7 - All who see me taunt me; they mock me and shake their heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:8 - They say, "Commit yourself to the LORD! Let the LORD rescue him! Let the LORD deliver him, for he delights in him."
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:9 - Yes, you are the one who brought me out from the womb and made me feel secure on my mother's breasts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:10 - I have been dependent on you since birth; from the time I came out of my mother's womb you have been my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:11 - Do not remain far away from me, for trouble is near and I have no one to help me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:12 - Many bulls surround me; powerful bulls of Bashan hem me in.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:13 - They open their mouths to devour me like a roaring lion that rips its prey.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:14 - My strength drains away like water; all my bones are dislocated; my heart is like wax; it melts away inside me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:15 - The roof of my mouth is as dry as a piece of pottery; my tongue sticks to my gums. You set me in the dust of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:16 - Yes, wild dogs surround me - a gang of evil men crowd around me; like a lion they pin my hands and feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:17 - I can count all my bones; my enemies are gloating over me in triumph.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:18 - They are dividing up my clothes among themselves; they are rolling dice for my garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:19 - But you, O LORD, do not remain far away! You are my source of strength! Hurry and help me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:20 - Deliver me from the sword! Save my life from the claws of the wild dogs!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:21 - Rescue me from the mouth of the lion, and from the horns of the wild oxen! You have answered me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:22 - I will declare your name to my countrymen! In the middle of the assembly I will praise you!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:23 - You loyal followers of the LORD, praise him! All you descendants of Jacob, honor him! All you descendants of Israel, stand in awe of him!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:24 - For he did not despise or detest the suffering of the oppressed; he did not ignore him; when he cried out to him, he responded.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:25 - You are the reason I offer praise in the great assembly; I will fulfill my promises before the LORD's loyal followers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:26 - Let the oppressed eat and be filled! Let those who seek his help praise the LORD! May you live forever!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:27 - Let all the people of the earth acknowledge the LORD and turn to him! Let all the nations worship you!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:28 - For the LORD is king and rules over the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:29 - All of the thriving people of the earth will join the celebration and worship; all those who are descending into the grave will bow before him, including those who cannot preserve their lives.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:30 - A whole generation will serve him; they will tell the next generation about the sovereign Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:31 - They will come and tell about his saving deeds; they will tell a future generation what he has accomplished.

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