I called on Your name, O Lord, Out of the lowest pit.
Therefore the Lord brought the commanders of the army of the king of Assyria against them, and they captured Manasseh with hooks, bound him with bronze chains and took him to Babylon.
The cords of Sheol surrounded me; The snares of death confronted me.
For the choir director. A Psalm of David. I waited patiently for the Lord; And He inclined to me and heard my cry.
But as for me, my prayer is to You, O Lord, at an acceptable time; O God, in the greatness of Your lovingkindness, Answer me with Your saving truth.
The cords of death encompassed me And the terrors of Sheol came upon me; I found distress and sorrow.
A Song of Ascents. Out of the depths I have cried to You, O Lord.
When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, You knew my path. In the way where I walk They have hidden a trap for me.
Then they took Jeremiah and cast him into the cistern of Malchijah the king’s son, which was in the court of the guardhouse; and they let Jeremiah down with ropes. Now in the cistern there was no water but only mud, and Jeremiah sank into the mud.
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.
and he, having received such a command, threw them into the inner prison and fastened their feet in the stocks.