GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
The enemy has pursued me. He has ground my life into the dirt. He has made me live in dark places like those who have died long ago.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
For the enemy persecuteth my soul: he hath crushed my life down to the earth; he hath made me to dwell in dark places, as those that have been long dead.
World English Bible
For the enemy pursues my soul. He has struck my life down to the ground. He has made me live in dark places, as those who have been long dead.
Young's Literal Translation
For an enemy hath pursued my soul, He hath bruised to the earth my life, He hath caused me to dwell in dark places, As the dead of old.
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Our souls are bowing in the dust. Our bodies cling to the ground.
because my enemy shouts at me and a wicked person persecutes me. They bring misery crashing down on me, and they attack me out of anger.
Consider your promise because every dark corner of the land is filled with violence.
You have put me in the bottom of the pit- in deep, dark places.
Those who lived in the dark, in death's shadow were prisoners in misery. They were held in iron chains
He has made me live in darkness, like those who died a long time ago.
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