Psalms 18:5

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

Psalms 18:5 in Other Translations

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

Psalms 18:5 In-Context

3 I called to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and I have been saved from my enemies.
4 The cords of death entangled me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me.
5 The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me.
6 In my distress I called to the LORD; I cried to my God for help. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came before him, into his ears.
7 The earth trembled and quaked, and the foundations of the mountains shook; they trembled because he was angry.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Proverbs 13:14; Psalms 116:3
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