English Standard Version
“For the waves of death encompassed me, the torrents of destruction assailed me;
King James Bible
When the waves of death compassed me, the floods of ungodly men made me afraid;
American Standard Version
For the waves of death compassed me; The floods of ungodliness made me afraid:
For the pangs of death have sur rounded me: the floods of Belial have made me afraid.
English Revised Version
For the waves of death compassed me, the floods of ungodliness made me afraid.
Webster's Bible Translation
When the waves of death compassed me, the floods of ungodly-men made me afraid;
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CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
(cf. 1 Chronicles 20:6-7). In another war at Gath, a Philistian warrior, who had six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot,
(Note: Men with six fingers and six toes have been met with elsewhere. Pliny (h. nat. xi. 43) speaks of certain sedigiti (six-fingered) Romans. This peculiarity is even hereditary in some families. Other examples are collected by Trusen (Sitten, Gebruche, und Krankheiten der alten Hebrer, pp. 198-9, ed. 2) and Friedreich (zur Bible, i.-298-9).)
defied Israel, and was slain by Jonathan the son of Shimeah, the brother of David (see at 2 Samuel 13:3). The Chethib מדין is probably to be read מדּין, an archaic plural ("a man of measures, or extensions:" de Dieu, etc.); in the Chronicles we find the singular מדּה instead.
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waves. or, pangs
ungodly men [heb] Belial
"But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that its desolation has come near.
Deliver me from sinking in the mire; let me be delivered from my enemies and from the deep waters.
Let not the flood sweep over me, or the deep swallow me up, or the pit close its mouth over me.
Mightier than the thunders of many waters, mightier than the waves of the sea, the LORD on high is mighty!
For you cast me into the deep, into the heart of the seas, and the flood surrounded me; all your waves and your billows passed over me.
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