New Living Translation
The ropes of death entangled me; floods of destruction swept over me.
King James Bible
The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.
Darby Bible Translation
The bands of death encompassed me, and torrents of Belial made me afraid.
World English Bible
The cords of death surrounded me. The floods of ungodliness made me afraid.
Young's Literal Translation
Compassed me have cords of death, And streams of the worthless make me afraid.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:4 Death - Dangerous and deadly troubles. Floods - Their multitude, and strength, and violent assaults, breaking in upon me like a flood.
LibraryPsalm 18:4. First Part. C. M. victory and Triumph Over Temporal Enemies.
1 We love thee, Lord, and we adore, Now is thine arm reveal'd; Thou art our strength, our heavenly tower, Our bulwark and our shield. 2 We fly to our eternal rock, And find a sure defence; His holy name our lips invoke, And draw salvation thence. 3 When God, our leader, shines in arms, What mortal heart can bear The thunder of his loud alarms? The lightning of his spear? 4 He rides upon the winged wind, And angels in array In millions wait to know his mind, And swift as flames obey. 5 He speaks, …
Isaac Watts—The Psalms of David
Where to Carry Troubles
The victory of Unarmed Faith
David's Hymn of victory
"And when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then you will know that the time of its destruction has arrived.
My heart pounds in my chest. The terror of death assaults me.
Deeper and deeper I sink into the mire; I can't find a foothold. I am in deep water, and the floods overwhelm me.
Death wrapped its ropes around me; the terrors of the grave overtook me. I saw only trouble and sorrow.
They would have swallowed us alive in their burning anger.
The waters would have engulfed us; a torrent would have overwhelmed us.
Listen! The armies of many nations roar like the roaring of the sea. Hear the thunder of the mighty forces as they rush forward like thundering waves.
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