13 They (A)open their mouths wide at me,
As a ravening and roaring (B)lion.
14 I am (C)poured out like water,
And all my (D)bones are out of joint;
My (E)heart is like wax;
It is melted within [a]me.
15 My (F)strength is dried up like a piece of pottery,
And (G)my tongue clings to my jaws;
And You (H)lay me [b]in the dust of death.
16 For (I)dogs have surrounded me;
[c]A band of evildoers has encompassed me;
[d]They (J)pierced my hands and my feet.
17 I can count all my bones.
(K)They look, they stare at me;

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  1. Psalm 22:14 Lit my inward parts
  2. Psalm 22:15 Lit to
  3. Psalm 22:16 Or An assembly
  4. Psalm 22:16 Another reading is Like a lion, my...

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