Psalms 22:6

“But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But I am a worme, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But I am a worm and not a man, A reproach of men and despised by the people.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But I am a worm, and no man; A reproach of men, and despised of the people.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But I am a worm and not a man; cursed by men, and looked down on by the people.
- Basic English Bible

But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and the despised of the people.
- Darby Bible

But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised by the people.
- Webster's Bible

But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised by the people.
- World English Bible

And I [am] a worm, and no man, A reproach of man, and despised of the people.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(22:7) But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 22:6


22:6 A worm - Neglected and despised. People - Not only of the great men, but also of the common people. Which doth not so truly agree to David as to Christ.


Discussion for Psalms 22

  • Cephas
    And now shall mine head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD. The LORD is my strength and my shield my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth and with my song will I praise him.
  • A disciple
    Bill; Why do you attack Dan? And what are you talking about, "Jesus attributes this saying to Abraham.." ? You don't really think that Abraham didn't hear God's words or believe he could raise the dead, do you? And how does that have any connection to what Dan and I were discussing? Maybe you should read them again! You might get something different, and not be so hasty to condemn the guiltless.
  • A disciple
    Bill; why the accusation? and why do you attack me? Haven't I written good things from the mind of the Lord in His Word? I do come to Jesus and seek Him continually, and He is my Lord and Saviour and my best Friend! What was it exactly that I wrote, that makes you say such things? Answer me! What did I write that would make you think I don't come to Jesus or have life? Everyone else also, tell me!
  • A disciple
    This Psalm which the Spirit spoke through David is the cry of the Anointed Himself, and of all who are in Him, as long as we are in this present evil world. The devil and his seed will vent out their hatred and violence unto death without any feeling: there is never enough with them. But our God will bring us up again and deliver us from their schemes and save us because we trust in Him. Rev. 2:10
  • A disciple
    Dan; In nearly every place where the LORD speaks about the incurable evil hearts of unbelief and defiance against His Spirit in the Prophets; He concludes with foretelling of the day when He finally brings Israel to everlasting repentance and reconciliation with Him when Christ is revealed from heaven in power and great glory. FROM THAT DAY FORWARD ISRAEL WILL KNOW THEIR LORD AND SAVIOUR IS JESUS.
  • A disciple
    Hello Dan; the part you referenced in Jeremiah has indeed already happened, and continues because of the Law of the broken Covenant (Deut. 28; Lev. 26; etc.); and is appointed by God to come to the full in "the time of Jacob's Trouble" when the "transgressors are come to the full." When Jesus returns, He is coming back to Jerusalem: then will all the Nations bring back the Jews on their shoulders!

Bible Options