For the choir director; upon Aijeleth Hashshahar. A Psalm of David. My God, my God, why have You forsaken me? Far from my deliverance are the words of my groaning.
About the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “ that is, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?” “ My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”
At the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “ which is translated, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?” “ My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”
“For my groaning comes at the sight of my food, And my cries pour out like water.
I am benumbed and badly crushed; I groan because of the agitation of my heart.
For dogs have surrounded me; A band of evildoers has encompassed me; They pierced my hands and my feet.
All of us growl like bears, And moan sadly like doves; We hope for justice, but there is none, For salvation, but it is far from us.
In the days of His flesh, He offered up both prayers and supplications with loud crying and tears to the One able to save Him from death, and He was heard because of His piety.
For the Lord will not abandon His people on account of His great name, because the Lord has been pleased to make you a people for Himself.
Why do You stand afar off, O Lord? Why do You hide Yourself in times of trouble?
A Mikhtam of David. Preserve me, O God, for I take refuge in You.
Be not far from me, for trouble is near; For there is none to help.
Do not take my soul away along with sinners, Nor my life with men of bloodshed,
But as for me, I trust in You, O Lord, I say, “ You are my God.”
When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away Through my groaning all day long.
For the Lord loves justice And does not forsake His godly ones; They are preserved forever, But the descendants of the wicked will be cut off.
For the choir director. A Maskil of the sons of Korah. As the deer pants for the water brooks, So my soul pants for You, O God.
Vindicate me, O God, and plead my case against an ungodly nation; O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man!
Saying, “ God has forsaken him; Pursue and seize him, for there is no one to deliver.”
“I bring near My righteousness, it is not far off; And My salvation will not delay. And I will grant salvation in Zion, And My glory for Israel.
And being in agony He was praying very fervently; and His sweat became like drops of blood, falling down upon the ground.
Now He said to them, “ These are My words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all things which are written about Me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled.”
Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, “ I will never desert you, nor will I ever forsake you,”