New Living Translation
My enemy has chased me. He has knocked me to the ground and forces me to live in darkness like those in the grave.
King James Bible
For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.
Darby Bible Translation
For the enemy persecuteth my soul: he hath crushed my life down to the earth; he hath made me to dwell in dark places, as those that have been long dead.
World English Bible
For the enemy pursues my soul. He has struck my life down to the ground. He has made me live in dark places, as those who have been long dead.
Young's Literal Translation
For an enemy hath pursued my soul, He hath bruised to the earth my life, He hath caused me to dwell in dark places, As the dead of old.
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We collapse in the dust, lying face down in the dirt.
My enemies shout at me, making loud and wicked threats. They bring trouble on me and angrily hunt me down.
Remember your covenant promises, for the land is full of darkness and violence!
You have thrown me into the lowest pit, into the darkest depths.
Some sat in darkness and deepest gloom, imprisoned in iron chains of misery.
He has buried me in a dark place, like those long dead.
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