Psalms 55:4-5

4 My heart is in anguish within me; the terrors of death have fallen on me.
5 Fear and trembling have beset me; horror has overwhelmed me.

Psalms 55:4-5 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 55:4-5 In-Context

2 hear me and answer me. My thoughts trouble me and I am distraught
3 because of what my enemy is saying, because of the threats of the wicked; for they bring down suffering on me and assail me in their anger.
4 My heart is in anguish within me; the terrors of death have fallen on me.
5 Fear and trembling have beset me; horror has overwhelmed me.
6 I said, “Oh, that I had the wings of a dove! I would fly away and be at rest.
7 I would flee far away and stay in the desert;

Cross References 4

  • 1. S Psalms 6:3
  • 2. S Job 18:11; Psalms 116:3
  • 3. S Job 4:14; S 2 Corinthians 7:15; Job 21:6; Psalms 119:120
  • 4. Deuteronomy 28:67; Isaiah 21:4; Jeremiah 46:5; Jeremiah 49:5; Ezekiel 7:18
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