Psalms 58:8

“As a snail which melteth, let every one of them pass away: like the untimely birth of a woman, that they may not see the sun.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As a snaile which melteth, let euery one of them passe away: like the vntimely birth of a woman, that they may not see the sunne.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{Let them be} as a snail which melts away as it goes along, {Like} the miscarriages of a woman which never see the sun.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`Let them be' as a snail which melteth and passeth away, `Like' the untimely birth of a woman, that hath not seen the sun.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let them be like an after-birth which is turned to water and comes to an end; like the fruit of a woman who gives birth before her time, let them not see the sun.
- Basic English Bible

Let them be as a snail that melteth as it passeth away; [like] the untimely birth of a woman, let them not see the sun.
- Darby Bible

As a snail which melteth, let every one of them pass away: like the untimely birth of a woman, that they may not see the sun.
- Webster's Bible

Let them be like a snail which melts and passes away, like the stillborn child, who has not seen the sun.
- World English Bible

As a snail that melteth he goeth on, [As] an untimely birth of a woman, They have not seen the sun.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(58:9) Let them be as a snail which melteth and passeth away; like the untimely births of a woman, that have not seen the sun.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 58:8


58:8 Melteth - Which is quickly dissolved.


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