King James Version (KJV)
1. My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? why art thou so far from helping me, and from the words of my roaring? Aijeleth…: or, the hind of the morning helping…: Heb. my salvation2. O my God, I cry in the daytime, but thou hearest not; and in the night season, and am not silent. am…: Heb. there is no silence to me3. 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 confounded.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, shoot…: Heb. open8. He trusted on the LORD that he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him. He trusted…: Heb. He rolled himself on seeing…: or, if he delight in9. But thou art he that took me out of the womb: thou didst make me hope when I was upon my mother’s breasts. didst…: or, kept me in safety10. I was cast upon thee from the womb: thou art my God from my mother’s belly.11. Be not far from me; for trouble is near; for there is none to help. none…: Heb. not a helper12. Many bulls have compassed me: strong bulls of Bashan have beset me round.13. They gaped upon me with their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring lion. gaped…: Heb. opened their mouths against me14. I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint: my heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels. out of…: or, sundered15. 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: the assembly of the wicked have inclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet.17. I may tell all my bones: they look and stare upon me.18. They part my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture.19. But be not thou far from me, O LORD: O my strength, haste thee to help me.20. Deliver my soul from the sword; my darling from the power of the dog. my darling: Heb. my only one power: Heb. hand21. Save me from the lion’s mouth: for thou hast heard me from the horns of the unicorns.22. I will declare thy name unto my brethren: in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.23. Ye that fear the LORD, praise him; all ye the seed of Jacob, glorify him; and fear 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. My praise shall be of thee in the great congregation: I will pay my vows before them that fear him.26. The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live for ever.27. All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto the LORD: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee.28. For the kingdom is the LORD’s: and he is the governor among the nations.29. All they that be fat upon earth shall eat and worship: all they that go down to the dust shall bow before him: and none can keep alive his own soul.30. A seed shall serve him; it shall be accounted to the Lord for a generation.31. They shall come, and shall declare his righteousness unto a people that shall be born, that he hath done this.