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Lexham Expanded Bible

They have set a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down. They have dug a pit before me; they have fallen into the midst of it. Selah

New American Standard Bible

They have prepared a net for my steps;
My soul is bowed down;
They dug a pit before me;
They themselves have fallen into the midst of it. Selah.

King James Version

They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have digged a pit before me, into the midst whereof they are fallen themselves. Selah.

Holman Bible

They prepared a net for my steps;
I was despondent.
They dug a pit ahead of me,
but they fell into it!Selah

International Standard Version

They have set a snare for my feet, which makes me depressed. They dug a pit in front of me, but they are the ones who fell into it! Interlude

A Conservative Version

They have prepared a net for my steps. My soul is bowed down. They have dug a pit before me. They are fallen into the midst of it themselves. Selah.

American Standard Version

They have prepared a net for my steps; My soul is bowed down: They have digged a pit before me; They are fallen into the midst thereof themselves. Selah

Amplified


They set a net for my steps;
My very life was bowed down.
They dug a pit before me;
Into the midst of it they themselves have fallen. Selah.

Bible in Basic English

They have made ready a net for my steps; my soul is bent down; they have made a great hole before me, and have gone down into it themselves. (Selah.)

Darby Translation

They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul was bowed down: they have digged a pit before me; they are fallen into the midst thereof. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

They prepared a net for my steps; my soul was bent down: they dug a pit before me, they fell into the midst of it. Silence.

King James 2000

They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have dug a pit before me, into the midst of which they are fallen themselves. Selah.

Modern King James verseion

They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down; they have dug a pit before me, they have fallen into it. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They have laid a net for my feet, and pressed down my soul: they have digged a pit before me, and are fallen into it themselves. Selah.

NET Bible

They have prepared a net to trap me; I am discouraged. They have dug a pit for me. They will fall into it! (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

They have prepared a net for my steps. My soul is bowed down. They dig a pit before me. They fall into its midst themselves. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

A net, did they fix for my steps, My soul was bowed down, - They digged before me a pit, They fell into the midst thereof! Selah.

Webster

They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have digged a pit before me, into the midst of which they have fallen themselves. Selah.

World English Bible

They have prepared a net for my steps. My soul is bowed down. They dig a pit before me. They fall into its midst themselves. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

A net they have prepared for my steps, Bowed down hath my soul, They have digged before me a pit, They have fallen into its midst. Selah.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Praise For God's Protection

5 Be exalted above the heavens, O God. [Let] your glory [be] above all the earth. 6 They have set a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down. They have dug a pit before me; they have fallen into the midst of it. Selah 7 My heart [is] steadfast, O God; My heart [is] steadfast. I will sing and give praise.


Cross References

Psalm 140:5

[The] proud have hidden a trap for me, and cords. They have spread out a net along [the] {side} of [the] path. They have set snares for me. Selah

Psalm 145:14

Yahweh upholds all who are falling, and raises up all who are bowed down.

1 Samuel 23:22-26

Go, please, make certain again! Find out and see {exactly where he is} and who has seen him there! For they have said to me, 'He [is] very cunning.'

Psalm 7:15-16

He makes a pit and digs it out, then falls in [the] trap he has made.

Psalm 9:15-16

[The] nations have fallen in [the] pit [that] they made; their foot is caught in [the] net that they hid.

Psalm 35:7-8

For without cause they secretly hide the pit with their net for me; without cause they dug [it] for my life.

Psalm 42:6

O my God, within me my soul is {in despair}; therefore I remember you from the land of Jordan and the heights of Hermon, from the mountain of Mizar.

Psalm 142:3

When my spirit faints within me, you know my way. On the path where I walk, they have hidden a trap for me;

Psalm 143:4

And [so] my spirit grows faint within me; my heart {within} me is desolate.

Proverbs 28:10

He who misleads the upright onto the way of evil, into his pits he will fall. But as for the blameless, they will inherit good.

Proverbs 29:5

A strong man who flatters his neighbor is spreading a net for his feet.

Micah 7:2

The faithful [person] has perished from the land, and there is none who is upright among humankind. All of them lie in wait; each hunts his brother [with] a net.

Matthew 26:37-38

And taking along Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be distressed and troubled.

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