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23 You who fear the Lord, praise him!
    All you offspring of Jacob, glorify him;
    stand in awe of him, all you offspring of Israel!
24 For he did not despise or abhor
    the affliction of the afflicted;
he did not hide his face from me,[a]
    but heard when I[b] cried to him.

25 From you comes my praise in the great congregation;
    my vows I will pay before those who fear him.
26 The poor[c] shall eat and be satisfied;
    those who seek him shall praise the Lord.
    May your hearts live forever!

27 All the ends of the earth shall remember
    and turn to the Lord;
and all the families of the nations
    shall worship before him.[d]
28 For dominion belongs to the Lord,
    and he rules over the nations.

29 To him,[e] indeed, shall all who sleep in[f] the earth bow down;
    before him shall bow all who go down to the dust,
    and I shall live for him.[g]
30 Posterity will serve him;
    future generations will be told about the Lord,
31 and[h] proclaim his deliverance to a people yet unborn,
    saying that he has done it.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 22:24 Heb him
  2. Psalm 22:24 Heb he
  3. Psalm 22:26 Or afflicted
  4. Psalm 22:27 Gk Syr Jerome: Heb you
  5. Psalm 22:29 Cn: Heb They have eaten and
  6. Psalm 22:29 Cn: Heb all the fat ones
  7. Psalm 22:29 Compare Gk Syr Vg: Heb and he who cannot keep himself alive
  8. Psalm 22:31 Compare Gk: Heb it will be told about the Lord to the generation, 31 they will come and

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