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Psalm 22:16King James Version (KJV)

16 For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have inclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet.

Psalm 22:16New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 For dogs are all around me;
    a company of evildoers encircles me.
My hands and feet have shriveled;[a]


  1. Psalm 22:16 Meaning of Heb uncertain
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Psalm 22:16Common English Bible (CEB)

16 Dogs surround me;
    a pack of evil people circle me like a lion—
    oh, my poor hands and feet!

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Psalm 22:16Contemporary English Version (CEV)

16 Brutal enemies attack me
    like a pack of dogs,
    tearing at[a] my hands
    and my feet.


  1. 22.16 tearing at: One possible meaning for the difficult Hebrew text.
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