Psalm 22:16 Like a Lion or They Pierced?

In this short article Tim Hegg looks at Psalm 22:16. Some translations have “like a lion…” while other translations have “they pierced…” Why such a difference? Was this passage changed by Christians to fit their theology? Some within Orthodox Judaism say it was. Hegg looks at the Lxx and the Dead Sea Scrolls, the most ancient manuscript we have of this text, to investigate the original wording of the text.

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