Psalm 18:4 {17:5}
Good News Translation
The danger of death was all around me; the waves of destruction rolled over me.

Contemporary English Version
Death had wrapped its ropes around me, and I was almost swallowed by its flooding waters.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The sorrows of death surrounded me: and the torrents of iniquity troubled me.

New American Bible
The cords of death encompassed me; the torrents of destruction terrified me.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The sorrows of death surrounded me: and the torrents of iniquity troubled me.

sorrows

Psalm 116:3 The sorrows of death have compassed me: and the perils of hell have found me. I met with trouble and sorrow:

2 Samuel 22:5,6 For the pangs of death have surrounded me: the floods of Belial have made me afraid. . . .

Isaiah 13:8 And shall be broken. Gripings and pains, shall take hold of them, they shall be in pain as a woman in labour. Every one shall be amazed at his neighbour, their countenances shall be as faces burnt.

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. . . .

Matthew 26:38,39 Then he saith to them: My soul is sorrowful even unto death. Stay you here and watch with me. . . .

Mark 14:33,34 And he taketh Peter and James and John with him: and he began to fear and to be heavy. . . .

2 Corinthians 1:9 But we had in ourselves the answer of death, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God who raiseth the dead.

floods

Psalm 22:12,13,16 Many calves have surrounded me: fat bulls have besieged me. . . .

Jonah 2:2-7 And Jonah prayed to the Lord, his God, out of the belly of the fish. . . .

Matthew 26:47,55 As he yet spoke, behold Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great multitude with swords and clubs, sent from the chief priests and the ancients of the people. . . .

Matthew 27:24,25,39-44 And Pilate seeing that he prevailed nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, taking water washed his hands before the people, saying: I am innocent of the blood of this just man. Look you to it. . . .

Acts 21:30 And he whole city was in an uproar: and the people ran together. And taking Paul, they drew him out of the temple: and immediately the doors were shut.

ungodly men [Heb.

Context
The LORD is My Rock
3Praising, I will call upon the Lord: and I shall be saved from my enemies. 4The sorrows of death surrounded me: and the torrents of iniquity troubled me.5The sorrows of hell encompassed me: and the snares of death prevented me.…
Cross References
Luke 21:20
And when you shall see Jerusalem compassed about with an army, then know that the desolation thereof is at hand.

Psalm 55:4
My heart is troubled within me: and the fear of death is fallen upon me.

Psalm 69:2
I stick fast in the mire of the deep and there is no sure standing. I am come into the depth of the sea, and a tempest hath overwhelmed me.

Psalm 116:3
The sorrows of death have compassed me: and the perils of hell have found me. I met with trouble and sorrow:

Psalm 124:3
Perhaps they had swallowed us up alive. When their fury was enkindled against us,

Psalm 124:4
Perhaps the waters had swallowed us up.

Isaiah 17:12
Woe to the multitude of many people, like the multitude of the roaring sea: and the tumult of crowds, like the noise of many waters.

Jeremiah 51:55
Because the Lord hath laid Babylon waste, and destroyed out of her the great voice: and their wave shall roar like many waters: their voice hath made a noise:

Jonah 2:2
And Jonah prayed to the Lord, his God, out of the belly of the fish.

Additional Translations
The cords of death encompassed me; the torrents of chaos overwhelmed me.The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.

The cords of death compassed me, And the floods of ungodliness made me afraid.

The pangs of death compassed me, and the torrents of ungodliness troubled me exceedingly.

The bands of death encompassed me, and torrents of Belial made me afraid.

The cords of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodliness made me afraid.

The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.

The cords of death surrounded me. The floods of ungodliness made me afraid.

Compassed me have cords of death, And streams of the worthless make me afraid.
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