Psalms 18:5

“The sorrows of hell compassed me about: the snares of death prevented me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The sorrowes of hell compassed me about: the snares of death preuented me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The cords of Sheol surrounded me; The snares of death confronted me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The cords of Sheol were round about me; The snares of death came upon me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The cords of hell were round me: the nets of death came on me.
- Basic English Bible

The bands of Sheol surrounded me, the cords of death encountered me.
- Darby Bible

The sorrows of hell encompassed me: the snares of death seized me.
- Webster's Bible

The cords of Sheol were around me. The snares of death came on me.
- World English Bible

Cords of Sheol have surrounded me, Before me have been snares of death.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(18:6) The cords of Sheol surrounded me; the snares of Death confronted me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 18:5


18:5 Sorrows - Which brought me to the brink of the grave. Death - Had almost taken hold of me, before I was aware.


Discussion for Psalms 18:5

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