2 Samuel 22:6
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
The grave wrapped its ropes around me; death laid a trap in my path.

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.

2 Samuel 22:6 Parallel
2 Samuel 22:6 Parallel Commentaries
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

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

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