Bible: Psalm 22:12-18

22:12 Many bulls 1  surround me;

powerful bulls of Bashan 2  hem me in.

22:13 They 3  open their mouths to devour me 4 

like a roaring lion that rips its prey. 5 

22:14 My strength drains away like water; 6 

all my bones are dislocated;

my heart 7  is like wax;

it melts away inside me.

22:15 The roof of my mouth 8  is as dry as a piece of pottery;

my tongue sticks to my gums. 9 

You 10  set me in the dust of death. 11 

22:16 Yes, 12  wild dogs surround me –

a gang of evil men crowd around me;

like a lion they pin my hands and feet. 13 

22:17 I can count 14  all my bones;

my enemies 15  are gloating over me in triumph. 16 

22:18 They are dividing up my clothes among themselves;

they are rolling dice 17  for my garments.

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