2 Samuel 22:5

5 The waves of death swirled about me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me.

2 Samuel 22:5 in Other Translations

KJV
5 When the waves of death compassed me, the floods of ungodly men made me afraid;
ESV
5 "For the waves of death encompassed me, the torrents of destruction assailed me;
NLT
5 “The waves of death overwhelmed me; floods of destruction swept over me.
MSG
5 The waves of death crashed over me, devil waters rushed over me.
CSB
5 For the waves of death engulfed me; the torrents of destruction terrified me.

2 Samuel 22:5 Meaning and Commentary

2 Samuel 22:5

When the waves of death compassed me, the floods of ungodly
men made me afraid.] (See Gill on Psalms 18:4).

2 Samuel 22:5 In-Context

3 my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my savior— from violent people you save me.
4 “I called to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and have been saved from my enemies.
5 The waves of death swirled about me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me.
6 The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me.
7 “In my distress I called to the LORD; I called out to my God. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came to his ears.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Psalms 69:14-15; Psalms 93:4; John 2:3