From the end of the earth will I cry to You, when my heart is overwhelmed and fainting; lead me to the rock that is higher than I [yes, a rock that is too high for me].
For You have been a shelter and a refuge for me, a strong tower against the adversary.
Fear and trembling have come upon me; horror and fright have overwhelmed me.
There they shall be in great fear [literally -- "dreading a dread], for God is with the generation of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (those upright and in right standing with Him).
For my iniquities have gone over my head [like waves of a flood]; as a heavy burden they weigh too much for me.
Though he falls, he shall not be utterly cast down, for the Lord grasps his hand in support and upholds him.
When my spirit was overwhelmed and fainted [throwing all its weight] upon me, then You knew my path. In the way where I walk they have hidden a snare for me.
There they are, in terror and dread, where there was [and had been] no terror and dread! For God has scattered the bones of him who encamps against you; you have put them to shame, because God has rejected them.
Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed and faints within me [wrapped in gloom]; my heart within my bosom grows numb.
And He led them on safely and in confident trust, so that they feared not; but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.
I [earnestly] remember God; I am disquieted and I groan; I muse in prayer, and my spirit faints [overwhelmed]. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
In the multitude of my [anxious] thoughts within me, Your comforts cheer and delight my soul!
The cords or bands of death surrounded me, and the streams of ungodliness and the torrents of ruin terrified me.
2 Corinthians 2:7
So [instead of further rebuke, now] you should rather turn and [graciously] forgive and comfort and encourage [him], to keep him from being overwhelmed by excessive sorrow and despair.
Let not the floodwaters overflow and overwhelm me, neither let the deep swallow me up nor the [dug] pit [with water perhaps in the bottom] close its mouth over me.
Then the waters would have overwhelmed us and swept us away, the torrent would have gone over us;
Yet amid all these things we are more than conquerors and gain a surpassing victory through Him Who loved us.
Iniquities and much varied guilt prevail against me; [yet] as for our transgressions, You forgive and purge them away [make atonement for them and cover them out of Your sight]!
Your wrath lies hard upon me, and You have afflicted me with all Your waves. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
Then the proud waters would have gone over us.
My heart is grievously pained within me, and the terrors of death have fallen upon me.
Those who are fencing me in raise their heads; may the mischief of their own lips and the very things they desire for me come upon them.
Let all my enemies be ashamed and sorely troubled; let them turn back and be put to shame suddenly.
2 Samuel 22:5
For the waves of death enveloped me; the torrents of destruction made me afraid.
I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul will exult in my God; for He has clothed me with the garments of salvation, He has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself with a garland, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.
When you pass through the waters, I will be with you, and through the rivers, they will not overwhelm you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned or scorched, nor will the flame kindle upon you.
2 Corinthians 1:8
For we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about the affliction and oppressing distress which befell us in [the province of] Asia, how we were so utterly and unbearably weighed down and crushed that we despaired even of life [itself].
And they were overwhelmingly astonished, saying, He has done everything excellently (commendably and nobly)! He even makes the deaf to hear and the dumb to speak!
And they were filled with great awe and feared exceedingly and said one to another, Who then is this, that even wind and sea obey Him?
But with an overrunning flood He will make a full end of [Nineveh's very] site and pursue His enemies into darkness.
2 Peter 3:6
Through which the world that then [existed] was deluged with water and perished.
And when Zachariah saw him, he was troubled, and fear took possession of him.
1 Kings 10:5
The food of his table, the seating of his officials, the standing at attention of his servants, their apparel, his cupbearers, his ascent by which he went up to the house of the Lord [or the burnt offerings he sacrificed], she was breathless and overcome.