2 Samuel 22:5
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"For the waves of death encompassed me; The torrents of destruction overwhelmed me;

King James Bible
When the waves of death compassed me, the floods of ungodly men made me afraid;

Darby Bible Translation
For the waves of death encompassed me, Torrents of Belial made me afraid.

World English Bible
For the waves of death surrounded me. The floods of ungodliness made me afraid.

Young's Literal Translation
When the breakers of death compassed me, The streams of the worthless terrify me,

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The First Commandment
Thou shalt have no other gods before me.' Exod 20: 3. Why is the commandment in the second person singular, Thou? Why does not God say, You shall have no other gods? Because the commandment concerns every one, and God would have each one take it as spoken to him by name. Though we are forward to take privileges to ourselves, yet we are apt to shift off duties from ourselves to others; therefore the commandment is in the second person, Thou and Thou, that every one may know that it is spoken to him,
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

The Ark among the Flags
'And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi. 2. And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months. 3. And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink. 4. And his sister stood afar off, to wit what would be done to him. 5. And the daughter of Pharaoh came
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Luke 21:20
"But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then recognize that her desolation is near.

Psalm 69:14
Deliver me from the mire and do not let me sink; May I be delivered from my foes and from the deep waters.

Psalm 69:15
May the flood of water not overflow me Nor the deep swallow me up, Nor the pit shut its mouth on me.

Psalm 93:4
More than the sounds of many waters, Than the mighty breakers of the sea, The LORD on high is mighty.

Jonah 2:3
"For You had cast me into the deep, Into the heart of the seas, And the current engulfed me. All Your breakers and billows passed over me.

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