Many bulls have compassed me: strong bulls of Bashan have beset me round.
They gaped upon me with their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring lion.22.13 gaped…: Heb. opened their mouths against me
I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint: my heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels.22.14 out of…: or, sundered
My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue cleaveth to my jaws; and thou hast brought me into the dust of death.
For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have inclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet.
I may tell all my bones: they look and stare upon me.
They part my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture.
But be not thou far from me, O LORD: O my strength, haste thee to help me.
Deliver my soul from the sword; my darling from the power of the dog.22.20 my darling: Heb. my only one22.20 power: Heb. hand
Save me from the lion’s mouth: for thou hast heard me from the horns of the unicorns.