2 Samuel 22:5
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New Living Translation
"The waves of death overwhelmed me; floods of destruction swept over 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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Christ's Prophetic Office
'The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet,' &c. Deut 18:85. Having spoken of the person of Christ, we are next to speak of the offices of Christ. These are Prophetic, Priestly, and Regal. 'The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet.' Enunciatur hic locus de Christo. It is spoken of Christ.' There are several names given to Christ as a Prophet. He is called the Counsellor' in Isa 9:9. In uno Christo Angelus foederis completur [The Messenger of the Covenant appears in Christ alone].
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Luke 21:20
"And when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then you will know that the time of its destruction has arrived.

Psalm 69:14
Rescue me from the mud; don't let me sink any deeper! Save me from those who hate me, and pull me from these deep waters.

Psalm 69:15
Don't let the floods overwhelm me, or the deep waters swallow me, or the pit of death devour me.

Psalm 93:4
But mightier than the violent raging of the seas, mightier than the breakers on the shore--the LORD above is mightier than these!

Jonah 2:3
You threw me into the ocean depths, and I sank down to the heart of the sea. The mighty waters engulfed me; I was buried beneath your wild and stormy waves.

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