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22:1 [To the chiefe Musician vpon Aijeleth Shahar. A Psalme of Dauid.] My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken mee? why art thou so far from helping me, and from the words of my roaring? Margin Note
22:2 O my God, I crie in the day time, but thou hearest not; and in the night season, and am not silent. Margin Note
22:3 But thou art holy, O thou that inhabitest the praises of Israel!  
22:4 Our fathers trusted in thee: they trusted, and thou didst deliuer them.  
22:5 They cryed vnto thee, and were deliuered: they trusted in thee, and were not confounded.  
22:6 But I am a worme, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people.  
22:7 All they that see me, laugh me to scorne: they shoote out the lippe, they shake the head, saying, Margin Note
22:8 He trusted on the Lord, that he would deliuer him: let him deliuer him, seeing he delighted in him. Margin Note
22:9 But thou art hee that tooke mee out of the wombe; thou didst make me hope, when I was vpon my mothers breasts. Margin Note
22:10 I was cast vpon thee from the wombe: thou art my God from my mothers belly.  
22:11 Be not farre from me, for trouble is neere; for there is none to helpe. Margin Note
22:12 Many bulles haue compassed me: strong bulles of Bashan haue beset me round.  
22:13 They gaped vpon me with their mouthes, as a rauening and a roaring Lyon. Margin Note
22:14 I am powred out like water, and all my bones are out of ioynt: my heart is like waxe, it is melted in the middest of my bowels. Margin Note
22:15 My strength is dried vp like a potsheard: and my tongue cleaueth to my iawes; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death.  
22:16 For dogges haue compassed me: the assembly of the wicked haue inclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feete.  
22:17 I may tell all my bones: they looke and stare vpon me.  
22:18 They part my garments among them, and cast lots vpon my vesture.  
22:19 But be not thou farre from mee, O Lord; O my strength, hast thee to helpe me.  
22:20 Deliuer my soule from the sword: my darling from the power of the dogge. Margin Note
22:21 Saue me from the lyons mouth: for thou hast heard me from the hornes of the vnicornes.  
22:22 I will declare thy name vnto my brethren: in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.  
22:23 Yee that feare the Lord, praise him; all yee the seede of Iacob glorifie him, and feare him all yee the seede of Israel.  
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 vnto him, he heard.  
22:25 My praise shalbe of thee, in the great congregation: I will pay my vowes, before them that feare him.  
22:26 The meeke shall eate and be satisfied: they shall praise the Lord that seeke him; your heart shall liue for euer.  
22:27 All the ends of the world shall remember, and turne vnto the Lord: and all the kinreds of the nations shall worship before thee.  
22:28 For the kingdome is the Lords: and he is the gouernour among the nations.  
22:29 All they that be fat vpon earth shall eate and worship: all they that goe downe to the dust shall bow before him, and none can keepe aliue his owne soule.  
22:30 A seed shall serue him; it shalbe accounted to the Lord for a generation.  
22:31 They shall come, and shall declare his righteousnes vnto a people that shalbe borne, that he hath done this.