2 Samuel 22:5
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New International Version
The waves of death swirled about 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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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

When the waves of death compassed me - Though in a primary sense many of these things belong to David, yet generally and fully they belong to the Messiah alone.

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waves. or, pangs

1 Thessalonians 5:3 For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction comes on them, as travail on a woman with child...

the floods

Psalm 18:4 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.

Psalm 69:14,15 Deliver me out of the mire, and let me not sink: let me be delivered from them that hate me, and out of the deep waters...

Psalm 93:3,4 The floods have lifted up, O LORD, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their waves...

Isaiah 59:19 So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun...

Jeremiah 46:7,8 Who is this that comes up as a flood, whose waters are moved as the rivers...

Revelation 12:15,16 And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood...

Revelation 17:1,15 And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying to me, Come here...

ungodly men [heb] Belial

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David's Hymn of victory
'For Thou hast girded me with strength to battle: them that, rose up against me hast Thou subdued under me. 41. Thou hast also given me the necks of mine enemies, that I might destroy them that hate me. 42. They looked, but there was none to save; even unto the Lord, but He answered them not. 43. Then did I beat them as small as the dust of the earth, I did stamp them as the mire of the street, and did spread them abroad. 44. Thou also hast delivered me from the strivings of my people, Thou hast
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

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IN the present crusade against the Bible and the Faith of Christian men, the task of destroying confidence in the first chapter of Genesis has been undertaken by Mr. C. W. Goodwin, M.A. He requires us to "regard it as the speculation of some Hebrew Descartes or Newton, promulgated in all good faith as the best and most probable account that could be then given of God's Universe." (p. 252.) Mr. Goodwin remarks with scorn, that "we are asked to believe that a vision of Creation was presented to him
John William Burgon—Inspiration and Interpretation

Cross References
Luke 21:20
"When you see Jerusalem being surrounded by armies, you will know that its desolation is near.

Psalm 69:14
Rescue me from the mire, do not let me sink; deliver me from those who hate me, from the deep waters.

Psalm 69:15
Do not let the floodwaters engulf me or the depths swallow me up or the pit close its mouth over me.

Psalm 93:4
Mightier than the thunder of the great waters, mightier than the breakers of the sea-- the LORD on high is mighty.

Jonah 2:3
You hurled me into the depths, into the very heart of the seas, and the currents swirled about me; all your waves and breakers swept over me.

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