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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CommentaryClarke'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.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
waves. or, pangs
ungodly men [heb] Belial
LibraryDavid'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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"When you see Jerusalem being surrounded by armies, you will know that its desolation is near.
Rescue me from the mire, do not let me sink; deliver me from those who hate me, from the deep waters.
Do not let the floodwaters engulf me or the depths swallow me up or the pit close its mouth over me.
Mightier than the thunder of the great waters, mightier than the breakers of the sea-- the LORD on high is mighty.
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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