Psalm 22:16 like a lion they mauled, the emendation question

Ben and Jo Crick ben.crick at
Mon Sep 16 13:01:39 EDT 2002

On Sun 15 Sep 2002 (20:25:17), cpaman at wrote:
> A statement was made that the DSS did not contain Ps. 22:16.  In "The Dead
> Sea Scrolls Bible" the verse is listed.  It states that the phrase in the
> MS they have has "they have pierced" and not "like a lion" as in most
> Hebrew MSS. [snip]

 Dear Ron,

 Thank you for that. I have Michael Wise, Martin Abegg Jr and Edward Cook,
 /The Dead Sea Scrolls, a New Translation/, Harper Collins, San Francisco
 and London, 1996. From this it appears that Psalm 22 is not found among
 the DSS so far published. Hence my "Individual Lament".

 Revd Ben Crick BA CF, and Mrs Joanna (Goodwin) Crick
 <ben.crick at>
 232 Canterbury Road, Birchington, Kent, CT7 9TD (UK)

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