PSALM 22:5



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“They cried unto thee, and were delivered: they trusted in thee, and were not confounded.”

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Psalm 22:5 Translation & Meaning

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They cried זָעֲק֣וּ To shriek (from anguish or danger); by analogy, (as a herald) to announce or convene publicly cried
unto אֵלֶ֣יךָ Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
thee, and were delivered: וְנִמְלָ֑טוּ Properly, to be smooth, i.e., (by implication) to escape (as if by slipperiness); causatively, to release or rescue; specifically, to bring forth young, emit sparks delivered
they trusted בָטְח֣וּ Properly, to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as H2620); figuratively, to trust, be confident or sure trusted
in thee, and were not וְלֹא Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
confounded. בֽוֹשׁוּ׃ Properly, to pale, i.e., by implication to be ashamed; also (by implication) to be disappointed or delayed confounded

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  • 3  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,

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