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The cords of death compassed me, And the floods of ungodliness made me afraid.
Save me, O God; For the waters are come in unto my soul.
Then the waters had overwhelmed us, The stream had gone over our soul;
For thou didst cast me into the depth, in the heart of the seas, And the flood was round about me; All thy waves and thy billows passed over me.
And I said, My strength is perished, and mine expectation from Jehovah.
My days are past, my purposes are broken off, Even the thoughts of my heart.
As for me, I said in my haste, I am cut off from before thine eyes: Nevertheless thou heardest the voice of my supplications When I cried unto thee.
I said, In the noontide of my days I shall go into the gates of Sheol: I am deprived of the residue of my years.
Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried up, and our hope is lost; we are clean cut off.
2 Corinthians 1:8
For we would not have you ignorant, brethren, concerning our affliction which befell us in Asia, that we were weighed down exceedingly, beyond our power, insomuch that we despaired even of life: