Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The cords of Sheol surrounded me; The snares of death confronted me.

King James Version

The sorrows of hell compassed me about; the snares of death prevented me;

Holman Bible

The ropes of Sheol entangled me; the snares of death confronted me.

International Standard Version

Binding ropes from Sheol entangled me while lethal snares hindered me.

A Conservative Version

The cords of Sheol were round about me. The snares of death came upon me.

American Standard Version

The cords of Sheol were round about me; The snares of death came upon me.

Amplified

The cords of Sheol were entangling me; I encountered the snares of death.

Bible in Basic English

The cords of hell were round me: the nets of death came on me.

Darby Translation

The bands of Sheol surrounded me; The cords of death encountered me;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

when the cords of Sheol compassed me about; the snares of death came before me;

Julia Smith Translation

The pangs of hades surrounded me; The snares of death anticipated me;

King James 2000

The sorrows of Sheol surrounded me; the snares of death confronted me;

Lexham Expanded Bible

The ropes of Sheol entangled me; the snares of death confronted me.

Modern King James verseion

The sorrows of hell hemmed me in. The snares of death went in front of me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The cords of hell have compassed me about, and the snares of death have overtaken me.

NET Bible

The ropes of Sheol tightened around me; the snares of death trapped me.

New Heart English Bible

The cords of Sheol were around me. The snares of death caught me.

The Emphasized Bible

the meshes of hades, had surrounded me, - the snares of death had confronted me,

Webster

The sorrows of hell encompassed me; the snares of death seized me;

World English Bible

The cords of Sheol were around me. The snares of death caught me.

Youngs Literal Translation

The cords of Sheol have surrounded me, Before me have been the snares of death.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of hell
שׁאל שׁאול 
Sh@'owl 
Usage: 65

the snares
מקשׁ מוקשׁ 
Mowqesh 
Usage: 27

of death
מות 
Maveth 
Usage: 156

קדם 
Qadam 
Usage: 26

Context Readings

The Victory Song Of David

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. 7 "In my distress I called upon the LORD, Yes, I cried to my God; And from His temple He heard my voice, And my cry for help came into His ears.


Cross References

Psalm 116:3

The cords of death encompassed me And the terrors of Sheol came upon me; I found distress and sorrow.

Job 36:8

"And if they are bound in fetters, And are caught in the cords of affliction,

Psalm 18:5

The cords of Sheol surrounded me; The snares of death confronted me.

Psalm 140:5

The proud have hidden a trap for me, and cords; They have spread a net by the wayside; They have set snares for me. Selah.

Proverbs 5:22

His own iniquities will capture the wicked, And he will be held with the cords of his sin.

Proverbs 13:14

The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, To turn aside from the snares of death.

Proverbs 14:27

The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, That one may avoid the snares of death.

Jonah 2:2

and he said, "I called out of my distress to the LORD, And He answered me I cried for help from the depth of Sheol; You heard my voice.

Acts 2:24

"But God raised Him up again, putting an end to the agony of death, since it was impossible for Him to be held in its power.

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