Psalms 55:15

“Let death seize upon them, and let them go down quick into hell: for wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let death seaze vpon them, and let them goe downe quicke into hell: for wickednes is in their dwellings, and among them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Let death come deceitfully upon them; Let them go down alive to Sheol, For evil is in their dwelling, in their midst.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let death come suddenly upon them, Let them go down alive into Sheol; For wickedness is in their dwelling, in the midst of them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let the hand of death come on them suddenly, and let them go down living into the underworld; because evil is in their houses and in their hearts.
- Basic English Bible

Let death seize upon them, let them go down alive into Sheol. For wickedness is in their dwellings, in their midst.
- Darby Bible

Let death seize upon them, and let them go down quick into hell: for wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them.
- Webster's Bible

Let death come suddenly on them. Let them go down alive into Sheol. For wickedness is in their dwelling, in the midst of them.
- World English Bible

Desolations [are] upon them, They go down [to] Sheol -- alive, For wickedness [is] in their dwelling, in their midst.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(55:16) May He incite death against them, let them go down alive into the nether-world; for evil is in their dwelling, and within them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 55:15


55:15 Them - All such as pretend to religion, and have manifestly apostatized both from the profession and practice of it. The grave - Cut off by a sudden and violent death. Among them - Heb. in their inwards. Wickedness is deeply rooted in their hearts.


Discussion for Psalms 55

  • Brianna vs. 22
    Since we are living in Satan's system ( 1 john 5:19) we HAVE TO rely on Jehovah. We will have burdens in this life, and if we don't share that burden with God, we will be crushed by them. Growing a relationship with God is not an option. We have to do so to truly enjoy life.
  • Sylvia Linton
    Lord, you are awesome
  • Claudina
    We should place every worry and challenge upon our lord, and he will take care of it all. However we do not have to question the results because what he does is holistic
  • Lilian
    Cast your burden upon the Lord and He shall sustain thee He shall never suffer the Righteousness to be moved. Thank you Jesus i will handover everything in to your hands Jesus for thy yoke is easy and my burden is light what a loving Father and powerful God we serve Amen hallelujah
  • Benny Steyn
    Our Father God is always there 24/ 7 waiting for our prayers.
  • Lens
    What a mighty God we serve. He loves, He forgives and He delivers. Oh! What a MIGHTY God we serve.

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