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The danger of death was all around me; the horrors of the grave closed in on me; I was filled with fear and anxiety.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The sorrows of death have compassed me: and the perils of hell have found me. I met with trouble and sorrow:
Psalm 18:4-6 The sorrows of death surrounded me: and the torrents of iniquity troubled me. . . .
Psalm 88:6,7 They have laid me in the lower pit: in the dark places, and in the shadow of death. . . .
Jonah 2:2,3 And Jonah prayed to the Lord, his God, out of the belly of the fish. . . .
Mark 14:33-36 And he taketh Peter and James and John with him: and he began to fear and to be heavy. . . .
Luke 22:44 And his sweat became as drops of blood, trickling down upon the ground.
Hebrews 5:7 Who in the days of his flesh, with a strong cry and tears, offering up prayers and supplications to him that was able to save him from death, was heard for his reverence.
gat hold upon me.
Psalm 32:3,4 Because I was silent my bones grew old; whilst I cried out all the day long. . . .
Psalm 38:6 I am become miserable, and am bowed down even to the end: I walked sorrowful all the day long.
Isaiah 53:3,4 Despised, and the most abject of men, a man of sorrows, and acquainted with infirmity: and his look was as it were hidden and despised, whereupon we esteemed him not. . . .
ContextThe LORD Has Heard My Voice
…2Because he hath inclined his ear unto me: and in my days I will call upon him. 3The sorrows of death have compassed me: and the perils of hell have found me. I met with trouble and sorrow:4And I called upon the name of the Lord. O Lord, deliver my soul.…
And when you shall see Jerusalem compassed about with an army, then know that the desolation thereof is at hand.
2 Samuel 22:6
The cords of hell compassed me: the snares of death prevented me.
The sorrows of death surrounded me: and the torrents of iniquity troubled me.
The sorrows of hell encompassed me: and the snares of death prevented me.
For evils without number have surrounded me; my iniquities have overtaken me, and I was not able to see. They are multiplied above the hairs of my head: and my heart hath forsaken me.
My heart is troubled within me: and the fear of death is fallen upon me.
For my soul is filled with evils: and my life hath drawn nigh to hell.
The waters compassed me about even to the soul: the deep hath closed me round about, the sea hath covered my head.
Additional TranslationsThe ropes of death entangled me, and the anguish of Sheol overcame me; I was confronted by trouble and sorrow.The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell got hold on me: I found trouble and sorrow.
The cords of death compassed me, And the pains of Sheol gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.
The pangs of death compassed me; the dangers of hell found me: I found affliction and sorrow.
The bands of death encompassed me, and the anguish of Sheol took hold of me; I found trouble and sorrow:
The cords of death compassed me, and the pains of Sheol gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.
The sorrows of death encompassed me, and the pains of hell came upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.
The cords of death surrounded me, the pains of Sheol got a hold of me. I found trouble and sorrow.
Compassed me have cords of death, And straits of Sheol have found me, Distress and sorrow I find.
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