3 The enemy pursues me, he crushes me to the ground; he makes me dwell in the darkness like those long dead.

Read Psalm 143:3 Using Other Translations

For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.
For the enemy has pursued my soul; he has crushed my life to the ground; he has made me sit in darkness like those long dead.
My enemy has chased me. He has knocked me to the ground and forces me to live in darkness like those in the grave.