Psalms 18:4

“The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The sorrowes of death compassed me, and the floods of vngodly men made me afraid.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The cords of death encompassed me, And the torrents of ungodliness terrified me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The cords of death compassed me, And the floods of ungodliness made me afraid.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The cords of death were round me, and the seas of evil put me in fear.
- Basic English Bible

The bands of death encompassed me, and torrents of Belial made me afraid.
- Darby Bible

The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.
- Webster's Bible

The cords of death surrounded me. The floods of ungodliness made me afraid.
- World English Bible

Compassed me have cords of death, And streams of the worthless make me afraid.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(18:5) The cords of Death compassed me, and the floods of Belial assailed me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 18:4


18:4 Death - Dangerous and deadly troubles. Floods - Their multitude, and strength, and violent assaults, breaking in upon me like a flood.


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