My God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer,(A)
    by night,(B) but I find no rest.[a]

Yet you are enthroned as the Holy One;(C)
    you are the one Israel praises.[b](D)
In you our ancestors put their trust;
    they trusted and you delivered them.(E)
To you they cried out(F) and were saved;
    in you they trusted(G) and were not put to shame.(H)

But I am a worm(I) and not a man,
    scorned by everyone,(J) despised(K) by the people.
All who see me mock me;(L)
    they hurl insults,(M) shaking their heads.(N)
“He trusts in the Lord,” they say,
    “let the Lord rescue him.(O)
Let him deliver him,(P)
    since he delights(Q) in him.”

Yet you brought me out of the womb;(R)
    you made me trust(S) in you, even at my mother’s breast.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 22:2 Or night, and am not silent
  2. Psalm 22:3 Or Yet you are holy, / enthroned on the praises of Israel