Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

The cords of death surrounded me, the pains of Sheol got a hold of me. I found trouble and sorrow.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.

Holman Bible

The ropes of death were wrapped around me,
and the torments of Sheol overcame me;
I encountered trouble and sorrow.

International Standard Version

The ropes of death were wound around me and the anguish of Sheol came upon me; I encountered distress and sorrow.

A Conservative Version

The cords of death encompassed me, and the pains of Sheol got hold upon me. I found trouble and sorrow.

American Standard Version

The cords of death compassed me, And the pains of Sheol gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.

Amplified


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

Bible in Basic English

The nets of death were round me, and the pains of the underworld had me in their grip; I was full of trouble and sorrow.

Darby Translation

The bands of death encompassed me, and the anguish of Sheol took hold of me; I found trouble and sorrow:

Julia Smith Translation

The pains of death surrounded me, and the distresses of hades found me: shall find straits and affliction.

King James 2000

The sorrows of death surrounded me, and the pangs of sheol got hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] ropes of death encircled me, and the distresses of Sheol found me. I found trouble and grief.

Modern King James verseion

The sorrows of death hemmed me in, and the pains of hell took hold on me; I found trouble and sorrow.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The snares of death compassed me round about, the pains of hell got hold upon me.

NET Bible

The ropes of death tightened around me, the snares of Sheol confronted me. I was confronted with trouble and sorrow.

The Emphasized Bible

The meshes of death encompassed me, and the distresses of hades, came upon me, Peril and sorrow, I found;

Webster

The sorrows of death encompassed me, and the pains of hell came upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.

World English Bible

The cords of death surrounded me, the pains of Sheol got a hold of me. I found trouble and sorrow.

Youngs Literal Translation

Compassed me have cords of death, And straits of Sheol have found me, Distress and sorrow I find.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of death
מות 
Maveth 
Usage: 156

אפף 
'aphaph 
Usage: 5

me, and the pains
מצר 
metsar 
Usage: 3

of hell
שׁאל שׁאול 
Sh@'owl 
Usage: 65

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

upon me I found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

References

Easton

Net

Hastings

Context Readings

Thanksgiving For God's Deliverance

2 Because he has turned his ear to me, therefore I will call on him as long as I live. 3 The cords of death surrounded me, the pains of Sheol got a hold of me. I found trouble and sorrow. 4 Then I called on the name of the LORD: "LORD, I beg you, deliver my soul."


Cross References

Psalm 18:4-6

The cords of death surrounded me. The floods of ungodliness made me afraid.

Psalm 32:3-4

When I kept silence, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long.

Psalm 38:6

I am pained and bowed down greatly. I go mourning all day long.

Psalm 88:6-7

You have laid me in the lowest pit, in the darkest depths.

Isaiah 53:3-4

He was despised, and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and familiar with illness; and as one from whom men hide their face. He was despised, and we did not value him.

Jonah 2:2-3

He said, "I called because of my affliction to the LORD. He answered me. Out of the belly of Sheol I cried. You heard my voice.

Mark 14:33-36

He took with him Peter, James, and John, and began to be greatly troubled and distressed.

Luke 22:44

Being in agony he prayed more earnestly. His sweat became like great drops of blood falling down on the ground.

Hebrews 5:7

In the days of his flesh, he offered up prayers and petitions with loud cries and tears to him who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverence.

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