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Psalm 22

Psa. 22:21 KJV (With Strong’s)

yasha` (Hebrew #3467)
properly, to be open, wide or free, i.e. (by implication) to be safe; causatively, to free or succor
KJV usage: X at all, avenging, defend, deliver(-er), help, preserve, rescue, be safe, bring (having) salvation, save(-iour), get victory.
Pronounce: yaw-shah'
Origin: a primitive root
me from the lion’s
'ariy (Hebrew #738)
from 717 (in the sense of violence); a lion
KJV usage: (young) lion, + pierce (from the margin).
Pronounce: ar-ee'
Origin: or (prolonged) earyeh {ar-yay'}
h mouth
peh (Hebrew #6310)
the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literal or figurative (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to
KJV usage: accord(-ing as, -ing to), after, appointment, assent, collar, command(-ment), X eat, edge, end, entry, + file, hole, X in, mind, mouth, part, portion, X (should) say(-ing), sentence, skirt, sound, speech, X spoken, talk, tenor, X to, + two-edged, wish, word.
Pronounce: peh
Origin: from 6284
: for thou hast heard
`anah (Hebrew #6030)
properly, to eye or (generally) to heed, i.e. pay attention; by implication, to respond; by extens. to begin to speak; specifically to sing, shout, testify, announce
KJV usage: give account, afflict (by mistake for 6031), (cause to, give) answer, bring low (by mistake for 6031), cry, hear, Leannoth, lift up, say, X scholar, (give a) shout, sing (together by course), speak, testify, utter, (bear) witness. See also 1042, 1043.
Pronounce: aw-naw'
Origin: a primitive root
me from the horns
qeren (Hebrew #7161)
a horn (as projecting); by implication, a flask, cornet; by resembl. an elephant's tooth (i.e. ivory), a corner (of the altar), a peak (of a mountain), a ray (of light); figuratively, power
KJV usage: X hill, horn.
Pronounce: keh'-ren
Origin: from 7160
of thei unicorns
r'em (Hebrew #7214)
or reym {rame}; or rem {rame}; from 7213; a wild bull (from its conspicuousness)
KJV usage: unicorn.
Pronounce: reh-ame'
Origin: or rieym {reh-ame'}

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Ministry on This Verse

me from.
Num. 23:22• 22God brought them out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn. (Num. 23:22)
Deut. 33:17• 17His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of unicorns: with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth: and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh. (Deut. 33:17)
Job 39:9‑10• 9Will the unicorn be willing to serve thee, or abide by thy crib?
10Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after thee?
(Job 39:9‑10)
Isa. 34:7• 7And the unicorns shall come down with them, and the bullocks with the bulls; and their land shall be soaked with blood, and their dust made fat with fatness. (Isa. 34:7)
John 8:59• 59Then took they up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by. (John 8:59)
Acts 4:27• 27For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together, (Acts 4:27)
Acts 5:30‑32• 30The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye slew and hanged on a tree.
31Him hath God exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.
32And we are his witnesses of these things; and so is also the Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him.
(Acts 5:30‑32)
 Finally in the first part of verse 21, it is the power of the devil the Lord has to meet. (Psalms 21 by H. Smith)
 (vs. 21 B) Thus every form of suffering has been endured―the enmity of the Jews, the shameless opposition of the Gentiles, the malice of Satan, and above all the forsaking of God when making atonement. Then when all is over, when the great work of atonement is accomplished, and the extreme point of suffering is reached, set forth by the horns of the buffaloes, the cry of the Sufferer is heard, and the answer comes. Christ can say, “Thou hast heard me.” (Psalms 21 by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

Save me from the lion’s mouth. Yea, from the horns of the buffaloes hast thou answered meb.

JND Translation Notes

Or "Answer me."