Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

Cords of Sheol have surrounded me, Before me have been snares of death.

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

The cords of Sheol surrounded me; the snares of death confronted 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 (the nether world, the place of the dead) surrounded me;
The snares of death confronted me.

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.

Julia Smith Translation

The pains 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 surrounded me; [the] snares of death confronted me.

Modern King James verseion

The sorrows of hell surrounded me; the snares of death confronted me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The pains of hell came about me; the snares of death overtook me. {TYNDALE: 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 came on 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 came on me.

References

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Easton

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Praise For Deliverance

4 Compassed me have cords of death, And streams of the worthless make me afraid. 5 Cords of Sheol have surrounded me, Before me have been snares of death. 6 In mine adversity I call Jehovah, And unto my God I cry. He heareth from His temple my voice, And My cry before Him cometh into His ears.


Cross References

Psalm 86:13

For Thy kindness is great toward me, And Thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest Sheol.

Psalm 88:3-8

For my soul hath been full of evils, And my life hath come to Sheol.

Psalm 88:15-17

I am afflicted, and expiring from youth, I have borne Thy terrors -- I pine away.

Psalm 116:3

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

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For even man knoweth not his time; as fish that are taken hold of by an evil net, and as birds that are taken hold of by a snare, like these are the sons of man snared at an evil time, when it falleth upon them suddenly.

Acts 2:24

whom God did raise up, having loosed the pains of the death, because it was not possible for him to be held by it,

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