New Living Translation
My enemies surround me like a pack of dogs; an evil gang closes in on me. They have pierced my hands and feet.
King James Bible
For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have inclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet.
Darby Bible Translation
For dogs have encompassed me; an assembly of evil-doers have surrounded me: they pierced my hands and my feet.
World English Bible
For dogs have surrounded me. A company of evildoers have enclosed me. They have pierced my hands and feet.
Young's Literal Translation
And to the dust of death thou appointest me, For surrounded me have dogs, A company of evil doers have compassed me, Piercing my hands and my feet.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:16 Dogs - So he calls his enemies for their insatiable greediness, and implacable fierceness against him. Pierced - These words cannot with any probability be applied to David, but were properly and literally verified in Christ.
LibraryNote B. On the Word for Holiness.
The proper meaning of the Hebrew word for holy, kadosh, is matter of uncertainty. It may come from a root signifying to shine. (So Gesenius, Oehler, Fuerst, and formerly Delitzsch, on Heb. ii. 11.) Or from another denoting new and bright (Diestel), or an Arabic form meaning to cut, to separate. (So Delitzsch now, on Ps. xxii. 4.) Whatever the root be, the chief idea appears to be not only separate or set apart, for which the Hebrew has entirely different words, but that by which a thing that is …
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ
The Death of Jesus
After they had nailed him to the cross, the soldiers gambled for his clothes by throwing dice.
They told him, "We have seen the Lord!" But he replied, "I won't believe it unless I see the nail wounds in his hands, put my fingers into them, and place my hand into the wound in his side."
Watch out for those dogs, those people who do evil, those mutilators who say you must be circumcised to be saved.
They come out at night, snarling like vicious dogs as they prowl the streets.
Listen to the filth that comes from their mouths; their words cut like swords. "After all, who can hear us?" they sneer.
They swirl around me like floodwaters all day long. They have engulfed me completely.
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