Psalms 143:3

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For the enemie hath persecuted my soule, he hath smitten my life downe to the ground: hee hath made mee to dwell in darkenesse, as those that haue bene long dead.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For the enemy has persecuted my soul; He has crushed my life to the ground; He has made me dwell in dark places, like those who have long been dead.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; He hath smitten my life down to the ground: He hath made me to dwell in dark places, as those that have been long dead.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The evil man has gone after my soul; my life is crushed down to the earth: he has put me in the dark, like those who have long been dead.
- Basic English Bible

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.
- Darby 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.
- Webster's 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.
- World English Bible

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.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath crushed my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Psalms 143:3

  • Anonymous for verse 3
    psalm 141vs 3 is very important cos life and death are in the power of the tongue.with your tingue u can make or breake urself.

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