My God, my God, why have You forsaken me? Far from my deliverance are the words of my groaning. (Psalm 22:1)

O my God, I cry by day, but You do not answer; And by night, but I have no rest. (Psalm 22:2)

Yet You are holy, O You who are enthroned upon the praises of Israel. (Psalm 22:3)

In You our fathers trusted; They trusted and You delivered them. (Psalm 22:4)

To You they cried out and were delivered; In You they trusted and were not disappointed. (Psalm 22:5)

But I am a worm and not a man, A reproach of men and despised by the people. (Psalm 22:6)

All who see me sneer at me; They separate with the lip, they wag the head, saying, (Psalm 22:7)

"Commit yourself to the LORD; let Him deliver him; Let Him rescue him, because He delights in him." (Psalm 22:8)

Yet You are He who brought me forth from the womb; You made me trust when upon my mother's breasts. (Psalm 22:9)

Upon You I was cast from birth; You have been my God from my mother's womb. (Psalm 22:10)

Be not far from me, for trouble is near; For there is none to help. (Psalm 22:11)

Many bulls have surrounded me; Strong bulls of Bashan have encircled me. (Psalm 22:12)

They open wide their mouth at me, As a ravening and a roaring lion. (Psalm 22:13)

I am poured out like water, And all my bones are out of joint; My heart is like wax; It is melted within me. (Psalm 22:14)

My strength is dried up like a potsherd, And my tongue cleaves to my jaws; And You lay me in the dust of death. (Psalm 22:15)

For dogs have surrounded me; A band of evildoers has encompassed me; They pierced my hands and my feet. (Psalm 22:16)

I can count all my bones. They look, they stare at me; (Psalm 22:17)

They divide my garments among them, And for my clothing they cast lots. (Psalm 22:18)

But You, O LORD, be not far off; O You my help, hasten to my assistance. (Psalm 22:19)

Deliver my soul from the sword, My only life from the power of the dog. (Psalm 22:20)

Save me from the lion's mouth; From the horns of the wild oxen You answer me. (Psalm 22:21)

I will tell of Your name to my brethren; In the midst of the assembly I will praise You. (Psalm 22:22)

You who fear the LORD, praise Him; All you descendants of Jacob, glorify Him, And stand in awe of Him, all you descendants of Israel. (Psalm 22:23)

For He has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; Nor has He hidden His face from him; But when he cried to Him for help, He heard. (Psalm 22:24)

From You comes my praise in the great assembly; I shall pay my vows before those who fear Him. (Psalm 22:25)

The afflicted will eat and be satisfied; Those who seek Him will praise the LORD. Let your heart live forever! (Psalm 22:26)

All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the LORD, And all the families of the nations will worship before You. (Psalm 22:27)

For the kingdom is the LORD'S And He rules over the nations. (Psalm 22:28)

All the prosperous of the earth will eat and worship, All those who go down to the dust will bow before Him, Even he who cannot keep his soul alive. (Psalm 22:29)

Posterity will serve Him; It will be told of the Lord to the coming generation. (Psalm 22:30)

They will come and will declare His righteousness To a people who will be born, that He has performed it. (Psalm 22:31)


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