2 Samuel 22:6
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New International Version
The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me.

King James Bible
The sorrows of hell compassed me about; the snares of death prevented me;

Darby Bible Translation
The bands of Sheol surrounded me; The cords of death encountered me;

World English Bible
The cords of Sheol were around me. The snares of death caught me.

Young's Literal Translation
The cords of Sheol have surrounded me, Before me have been the snares of death.

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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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sorrows. or, cords

Job 36:8 And if they be bound in fetters, and be held in cords of affliction;

Psalm 18:5 The sorrows of hell compassed me about: the snares of death prevented me.

Psalm 116:3 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell got hold on me: I found trouble and sorrow.

Psalm 140:5 The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set gins for me. Selah.

Proverbs 5:22 His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be held with the cords of his sins.

Jonah 2:2 And said, I cried by reason of my affliction to the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, and you heard my voice.

Acts 2:24 Whom God has raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be held of it.

the snares

Proverbs 13:14 The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

Proverbs 14:27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

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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 116:3
The cords of death entangled me, the anguish of the grave came over me; I was overcome by distress and sorrow.

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