Psalms 73:18

“Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 73:18

Surely You set them in slippery places; You cast them down to destruction.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Surely thou settest them in slippery places: Thou castest them down to destruction.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You put their feet where there was danger of slipping, so that they go down into destruction.
- Basic English Bible

Truly thou settest them in slippery places, thou castest them down in ruins.
- Darby Bible

Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou didst cast them down into destruction.
- Webster's Bible

Surely you set them in slippery places. You throw them down to destruction.
- World English Bible

Only, in slippery places Thou dost set them, Thou hast caused them to fall to desolations.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Surely Thou settest them in slippery places; Thou hurlest them down to utter ruin.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 73:18

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 73:18

73:16 To know - To find out the reason of this providence.

73:17 Until - 'Till I consulted the word of God. He alludes to the practice of those times, which was, in difficult cases to resort to God's sanctuary, and the oracle therein. Their end - There I learned that their prosperity was short.

73:19 Terrors - With God's dreadful judgements unexpectedly seizing upon them.

73:20 They awake - Out of the pleasant dream of this vain life. Despise - Thou shalt make them despicable both to themselves and to all others; raise them to shame, and everlasting contempt. Image - All their felicity and glory, which shall be evidently discerned to be, no real or substantial thing, but a mere image or shadow.

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