American Standard Version
The cords of death compassed me, And the floods of ungodliness made me afraid.
King James Bible
The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.
Darby Bible Translation
The bands of death encompassed me, and torrents of Belial made me afraid.
World English Bible
The cords of death surrounded me. The floods of ungodliness made me afraid.
Young's Literal Translation
Compassed me have cords of death, And streams of the worthless make me afraid.
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LibraryConviction of Weakness.
The soul in the state of abandonment can abstain from justifying itself by word or deed. The divine action justifies it. This order of the divine will is the solid and firm rock on which the submissive soul reposes, sheltered from change and tempest. It is continually present under the veil of crosses, and of the most ordinary actions. Behind this veil the hand of God is hidden to sustain and to support those who abandon themselves entirely to Him. From the time that a soul becomes firmly established …
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But when ye see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that her desolation is at hand.
My heart is sore pained within me: And the terrors of death are fallen upon me.
I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.
The cords of death compassed me, And the pains of Sheol gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.
Then they had swallowed us up alive, When their wrath was kindled against us;
Then the waters had overwhelmed us, The stream had gone over our soul;
Ah, the uproar of many peoples, that roar like the roaring of the seas; and the rushing of nations, that rush like the rushing of mighty waters!
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