New Living Translation
But I am a worm and not a man. I am scorned and despised by all!
King James Bible
But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people.
Darby Bible Translation
But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and the despised of the people.
World English Bible
But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised by the people.
Young's Literal Translation
And I am a worm, and no man, A reproach of man, and despised of the people.
Psalm 22:6 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
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.
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
In comparison, people are maggots; we mortals are mere worms."
I am scorned by all my enemies and despised by my neighbors--even my friends are afraid to come near me. When they see me on the street, they run the other way.
You know of my shame, scorn, and disgrace. You see all that my enemies are doing.
I am a joke to people everywhere; when they see me, they shake their heads in scorn.
I am insignificant and despised, but I don't forget your commandments.
Though you are a lowly worm, O Jacob, don't be afraid, people of Israel, for I will help you. I am the LORD, your Redeemer. I am the Holy One of Israel.'
The LORD, the Redeemer and Holy One of Israel, says to the one who is despised and rejected by the nations, to the one who is the servant of rulers: "Kings will stand at attention when you pass by. Princes will also bow low because of the LORD, the faithful one, the Holy One of Israel, who has chosen you."
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