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Psalm 22 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:1 - To the Overseer, on 'The Hind of the Morning.' -- A Psalm of David. My God, my God, why hast Thou forsaken me? Far from my salvation, The words of my roaring?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:2 - My God, I call by day, and Thou answerest not, And by night, and there is no silence to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:3 - And Thou art holy, Sitting -- the Praise of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:4 - In Thee did our fathers trust -- they trusted, And Thou dost deliver them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:5 - Unto Thee they cried, and were delivered, In Thee they trusted, and were not ashamed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:6 - And I am a worm, and no man, A reproach of man, and despised of the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:7 - All beholding me do mock at me, They make free with the lip -- shake the head,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:8 - 'Roll unto Jehovah, He doth deliver him, He doth deliver him, for he delighted in him.'
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:9 - For thou art He bringing me forth from the womb, Causing me to trust, On the breasts of my mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:10 - On Thee I have been cast from the womb, From the belly of my mother Thou art my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:11 - Be not far from me, For adversity is near, for there is no helper.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:12 - Many bulls have surrounded me, Mighty ones of Bashan have compassed me,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:13 - They have opened against me their mouth, A lion tearing and roaring.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:14 - As waters I have been poured out, And separated themselves have all my bones, My heart hath been like wax, It is melted in the midst of my bowels.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:15 - Dried up as an earthen vessel is my power, And my tongue is cleaving to my jaws.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:16 - And to the dust of death thou appointest me, For surrounded me have dogs, A company of evil doers have compassed me, Piercing my hands and my feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:17 - I count all my bones -- they look expectingly, They look upon me,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:18 - They apportion my garments to themselves, And for my clothing they cause a lot to fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:19 - And Thou, O Jehovah, be not far off, O my strength, to help me haste.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:20 - Deliver from the sword my soul, From the paw of a dog mine only one.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:21 - Save me from the mouth of a lion: -- And -- from the horns of the high places Thou hast answered me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:22 - I declare Thy name to my brethren, In the midst of the assembly I praise Thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:23 - Ye who fear Jehovah, praise ye Him, All the seed of Jacob, honour ye Him, And be afraid of Him, all ye seed of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:24 - For He hath not despised, nor abominated, The affliction of the afflicted, Nor hath He hidden His face from him, And in his crying unto Him He heareth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:25 - Of Thee my praise is in the great assembly. My vows I complete before His fearers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:26 - The humble do eat and are satisfied, Praise Jehovah do those seeking Him, Your heart doth live for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:27 - Remember and return unto Jehovah, Do all ends of the earth, And before Thee bow themselves, Do all families of the nations,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:28 - For to Jehovah is the kingdom, And He is ruling among nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:29 - And the fat ones of earth have eaten, And they bow themselves, Before Him bow do all going down to dust, And he who hath not revived his soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:30 - A seed doth serve Him, It is declared of the Lord to the generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:31 - They come and declare His righteousness, To a people that is borne, that He hath made!

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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