New International Version
"He trusts in the LORD," they say, "let the LORD rescue him. Let him deliver him, since he delights in him."
King James Bible
He trusted on the LORD that he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him.
Darby Bible Translation
Commit it to Jehovah -- let him rescue him; let him deliver him, because he delighteth in him!
World English Bible
"He trusts in Yahweh; let him deliver him. Let him rescue him, since he delights in him."
Young's Literal Translation
'Roll unto Jehovah, He doth deliver him, He doth deliver him, for he delighted in him.'
Psalm 22:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Laugh me to scorn - They utterly despised me; set me at naught; treated me with the utmost contempt. Laugh to scorn is so completely antiquated that it should be no longer used; derided, despised, treated with contempt, are much more expressive and are still in common use.
They shoot out the lip, they shake the head - This is applied by St. Matthew, to the conduct of the Jews towards our Lord, when he hung upon the cross; as is also the following verse. But both are primarily true of the insults which David suffered from Shimei and others during the rebellion of Absalom; and, as the cases were so similar, the evangelist thought proper to express a similar conduct to Jesus Christ by the same expressions. These insults our Lord literally received, no doubt David received the same.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He trusted [heb.] rolled himself on
seeing. or, if he delight
LibraryFeasting on the Sacrifice
'The meek shall eat and be satisfied.'--PSALM xxii. 26. 'The flesh of the sacrifice of his peace-offering for thanksgiving shall be offered in the day of his oblation.' Such was the law for Israel. And the custom of sacrificial feasts, which it embodies, was common to many lands. To such a custom my text alludes; for the Psalmist has just been speaking of 'paying his vows' (that is, sacrifices which he had vowed in the time of his trouble), and to partake of these he invites the meek. The sacrificial …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Trials of the Christian
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
He trusts in God. Let God rescue him now if he wants him, for he said, 'I am the Son of God.'"
Many are saying of me, "God will not deliver him."
"Because he loves me," says the LORD, "I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name.
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