Psalms 142:3

“When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then thou knewest my path. In the way wherein I walked have they privily laid a snare for me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 142:3

When my spirit was ouerwhelmed within mee, then thou knewest my path: in the way wherein I walked, haue they priuily laid a snare for me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, You knew my path. In the way where I walk They have hidden a trap for me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, Thou knewest my path. In the way wherein I walk Have they hidden a snare for me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

When my spirit is overcome, your eyes are on my goings; nets have been secretly placed in the way in which I go.
- Basic English Bible

When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then *thou* knewest my path. In the way wherein I walked have they hidden a snare for me.
- Darby Bible

When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then thou knewest my path. In the way in which I walked have they privily laid a snare for me.
- Webster's Bible

When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, you knew my path. In the way in which I walk, they have hidden a snare for me.
- World English Bible

When my spirit hath been feeble in me, Then Thou hast known my path; In the way [in] which I walk, They have hid a snare for me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(142:4) When my spirit fainteth within me--Thou knowest my path--in the way wherein I walk have they hidden a snare for me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 142:3

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 142:3


142:3 Knowest - So as to direct me to it. My path - What paths I should chuse whereby I might escape.

142:3 For - This is not a reason of what he last said, but an argument to enforce his petition delivered, ver.#1|. Soul - My life; nothing less will satisfy him. Dead - I am in as hopeless a condition in the eye of man, as those that have lain long in the grave.


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