Psalm 22:9
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English Standard Version
Yet you are he who took me from the womb; you made me trust you at my mother’s breasts.

King James Bible
But thou art he that took me out of the womb: thou didst make me hope when I was upon my mother's breasts.

American Standard Version
But thou art he that took me out of the womb; Thou didst make me trust when I was upon my mother's breasts.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For thou art he that hast drawn me out of the womb: my hope from the breasts of my mother.

English Revised Version
But thou art he that took me out the womb: thou didst make me trust when I was upon my mother's breasts.

Webster's Bible Translation
But thou art he that brought me forth into life: thou didst make me hope when I was upon my mother's breasts.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

(Heb.: 22:4-6) The sufferer reminds Jahve of the contradiction between the long season of helplessness and His readiness to help so frequently and so promptly attested. ואתּה opens an adverbial clause of the counterargument: although Thou art...Jahve is קדושׁ, absolutely pure, lit., separated (root קד, Arab. qd, to cut, part, just as ṭahur, the synonym of ḳadusa, as the intransitive of ṭahara equals ab‛ada, to remove to a distance, and בּר pure, clean, radically distinct from p-rus, goes back to בּרר to sever), viz., from that which is worldly and common, in one word: holy. Jahve is holy, and has shown Himself such as the תּהלּות of Israel solemnly affirm, upon which or among which He sits enthroned. תהלות are the songs of praise offered to God on account of His attributes and deeds, which are worthy of praise (these are even called תהלות in Psalm 78:4; Exodus 15:11; Isaiah 63:7), and in fact presented in His sanctuary (Isaiah 64:10). The combination יושׁב תּהלּות (with the accusative of the verbs of dwelling and tarrying) is like יושׁב כּרבים, Psalm 99:1; Psalm 80:2. The songs of praise, which resounded in Israel as the memorials of His deeds of deliverance, are like the wings of the cherubim, upon which His presence hovered in Israel. In Psalm 22:5, the praying one brings to remembrance this graciously glorious self-attestation of God, who as the Holy One always, from the earliest times, acknowledged those who fear Him in opposition to their persecutors and justified their confidence in Himself. In Psalm 22:5 trust and rescue are put in the connection of cause and effect; in Psalm 22:6 in reciprocal relation. פּלּט and מלּט are only distinguished by the harder and softer sibilants, cf. Psalm 17:13 with Psalm 116:4. It need not seem strange that such thoughts were at work in the soul of the Crucified One, since His divine-human consciousness was, on its human side, thoroughly Israelitish; and the God of Israel is also the God of salvation; redemption is that which He himself determined, why, then, should He not speedily deliver the Redeemer?

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that took

Psalm 71:6 By you have I been held up from the womb: you are he that took me out of my mother's bowels: my praise shall be continually of you.

Psalm 139:15,16 My substance was not hid from you, when I was made in secret, and curiously worked in the lowest parts of the earth...

Isaiah 49:1,2 Listen, O isles, to me; and listen, you people, from far; The LORD has called me from the womb...

thou didst

Psalm 71:17 O God, you have taught me from my youth: and till now have I declared your wondrous works.

Isaiah 7:14,15 Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel...

make me hope. or, keep me in safety

Matthew 2:13-15 And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appears to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise...

Revelation 12:4,5 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth...

Cross References
Psalm 71:5
For you, O Lord, are my hope, my trust, O LORD, from my youth.

Psalm 71:6
Upon you I have leaned from before my birth; you are he who took me from my mother's womb. My praise is continually of you.

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