2 Samuel 22:6

6 The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me.

2 Samuel 22:6 in Other Translations

KJV
6 The sorrows of hell compassed me about; the snares of death prevented me;
ESV
6 the cords of Sheol entangled me; the snares of death confronted me.
NLT
6 The grave wrapped its ropes around me; death laid a trap in my path.
MSG
6 Hell's ropes cinched me tight; death traps barred every exit.
CSB
6 The ropes of Sheol entangled me; the snares of death confronted me.

2 Samuel 22:6 Meaning and Commentary

2 Samuel 22:6

The sorrows of hell compassed me about; the snares of death
prevented me.] (See Gill on Psalms 18:5).

2 Samuel 22:6 In-Context

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.
8 The earth trembled and quaked, the foundations of the heavens shook; they trembled because he was angry.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Psalms 116:3; Acts 2:24