Psalm 18:5-15 NIV

5 The cords of the gravea coiled around me; the snares of death1 confronted me.

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    • b 18:5 - Hebrew "Sheol"
      6 In my distress2 I called to the LORD;3 I cried to my God for help. From his temple he heard my voice;4 my cry came5 before him, into his ears.

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      7 The earth trembled6 and quaked,7 and the foundations of the mountains shook;8 they trembled because he was angry.9

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      8 Smoke rose from his nostrils;10 consuming fire11 came from his mouth, burning coals12 blazed out of it.

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      9 He parted the heavens and came down;13 dark clouds14 were under his feet.

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      10 He mounted the cherubim15 and flew; he soared16 on the wings of the wind.17

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      11 He made darkness his covering,18 his canopy19 around him-- the dark rain clouds of the sky.

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      12 Out of the brightness of his presence20 clouds advanced, with hailstones21 and bolts of lightning.22

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      13 The LORD thundered23 from heaven; the voice of the Most High resounded.b

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        • c 18:13 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint (see also 2 Samuel 22:14); most Hebrew manuscripts "resounded, / amid hailstones and bolts of lightning"
          14 He shot his arrows24 and scattered [the enemies], great bolts of lightning25 and routed them.26

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          15 The valleys of the sea were exposed and the foundations27 of the earth laid bare at your rebuke,28 O LORD, at the blast of breath from your nostrils.29

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