Psalm 22:22

Hebrew Bible

20 Deliver me from the sword. Save my life from the claws of the wild dogs. 21 Rescue me from the mouth of the lion and from the horns of the wild oxen. You have answered me. 22 I will declare your name to my countrymen. In the middle of the assembly I will praise you. 23 You loyal followers of the Lord, praise him. All you descendants of Jacob, honor him. All you descendants of Israel, stand in awe of him. 24 For he did not despise or detest the suffering of the oppressed. He did not ignore him; when he cried out to him, he responded.

John 20:17

New Testament

15 Jesus said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping? Who are you looking for?” Because she thought he was the gardener, she said to him, “Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have put him, and I will take him.” 16 Jesus said to her, “Mary.” She turned and said to him in Aramaic, “Rabboni” (which means “Teacher”). 17 Jesus replied, “Do not touch me, for I have not yet ascended to my Father. Go to my brothers and tell them, ‘I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.’” 18 Mary Magdalene came and informed the disciples, “I have seen the Lord!” And she told them what Jesus had said to her.

 Notes and References

"... David is confident of God's help and makes a vow to praise Him (verses 22-26[23-27]). He presents a vision that the Gentiles will join him in praising God (verses 27-31[28-32]). His commitment to praise God is spoken of in verse 22[23] ... The author of Hebrews comments on the significance of Jesus' suffering in 2:9-10: Christ was crowned with glory and honor after the suffering which He had taken on Himself for all people were brought to glory through His suffering. Then he quotes Psalm 22:22[23] and applies it to Jesus Christ ... The author of Hebrews emphasizes that Psalm 22:22[23] is to be understood as a prediction of Christ's mission. The psalm is fulfilled through Him, especially through His death and resurrection. Though the speaker of Psalm 22:22[23] is primarily David the ultimate speaker is the coming Messiah. The mission of the Messiah will be directed to His brothers and the assembly. The 'brothers' of the Messiah are described in the New Testament: (1) those who do the will of God (Matt. 12:50), (2) the disciples of Jesus (Matt. 28:10; John 20:17), and (3) those who are called and justified by God, namely, the believers (Rom. 8:29) ..."

Kim, Young Jin Jesus and the Gentiles in the Gospel of Matthew: A Historical Study of the Redemption Motif (pp. 26-27) Doctor of Theology Dissertation, 114, 1992

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