Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For the waves of death encompassed me; The torrents of destruction overwhelmed me;

King James Version

When the waves of death compassed me, the floods of ungodly men made me afraid;

Holman Bible

For the waves of death engulfed me; the torrents of destruction terrified me.

International Standard Version

Because deadly breakers engulfed me, while torrents of abuse from the ungodly overwhelmed me.

A Conservative Version

For the waves of death encompassed me. The floods of ungodliness made me afraid.

American Standard Version

For the waves of death compassed me; The floods of ungodliness made me afraid:

Amplified

For the waves of death enveloped me; the torrents of destruction made me afraid.

Bible in Basic English

For the waves of death came round me, and the seas of evil put me in fear;

Darby Translation

For the waves of death encompassed me, Torrents of Belial made me afraid.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When the waves of death compassed me, the floods of Belial made me afraid;

Julia Smith Translation

For the breakers of death surrounded me The torrents of Beilal will terrify me;

King James 2000

When the waves of death surrounded me, the floods of ungodly men made me afraid;

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the breaker waves of death engulfed me; the currents of chaos overwhelmed me.

Modern King James verseion

When the waves of death encircled me, the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the waves of death have closed me about, and the floods of Belial have feared me.

NET Bible

The waves of death engulfed me; the currents of chaos overwhelmed me.

New Heart English Bible

For the waves of death surrounded me. The floods of ungodliness made me afraid.

The Emphasized Bible

When the breakers of death had encompassed me, - the torrents of perdition, made me afraid, -

Webster

When the waves of death compassed me, the floods of ungodly-men made me afraid;

World English Bible

For the waves of death surrounded me. The floods of ungodliness made me afraid.

Youngs Literal Translation

When the breakers of death compassed me, The streams of the worthless terrify me,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
When the waves
משׁבּר 
Mishbar 
Usage: 5

of death
מות 
Maveth 
Usage: 156

אפף 
'aphaph 
Usage: 5

me, the floods
נחלה נחלה נחל 
Nachal 
Usage: 141

בּליּעל 
B@liya`al 
Usage: 27

References

Context Readings

The Victory Song Of David

4 "I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, And I am saved from my enemies. 5 "For the waves of death encompassed me; The torrents of destruction overwhelmed me; 6 The cords of Sheol surrounded me; The snares of death confronted me.


Cross References

Psalm 69:14-15

Deliver me from the mire and do not let me sink; May I be delivered from my foes and from the deep waters.

Jonah 2:3

"For You had cast me into the deep, Into the heart of the seas, And the current engulfed me All Your breakers and billows passed over me.

Psalm 18:4

The cords of death encompassed me, And the torrents of ungodliness terrified me.

Psalm 93:3-4

The floods have lifted up, O LORD, The floods have lifted up their voice, The floods lift up their pounding waves.

Isaiah 59:19

So they will fear the name of the LORD from the west And His glory from the rising of the sun, For He will come like a rushing stream Which the wind of the LORD drives.

Jeremiah 46:7-8

Who is this that rises like the Nile, Like the rivers whose waters surge about?

1 Thessalonians 5:3

While they are saying, "Peace and safety!" then destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.

Revelation 12:15-16

And the serpent poured water like a river out of his mouth after the woman, so that he might cause her to be swept away with the flood.

Revelation 17:1

Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and spoke with me, saying, "Come here, I will show you the judgment of the great harlot who sits on many waters,

Revelation 17:15

And he said to me, "The waters which you saw where the harlot sits, are peoples and multitudes and nations and tongues.

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