New American Standard Bible
Let us swallow them alive like Sheol, Even whole, as those who go down to the pit;
King James Bible
Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit:
Darby Bible Translation
let us swallow them up alive as Sheol, and whole, as those that go down into the pit;
World English Bible
let's swallow them up alive like Sheol, and whole, like those who go down into the pit.
Young's Literal Translation
We swallow them as Sheol -- alive, And whole -- as those going down to the pit,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
i. e., "We will be as all-devouring as Sheol. The destruction of those we attack shall be as sudden as that of those who go down quickly into the pit." Some render the latter clause, and upright men as those that go down to the pit. "Pit" here is a synonym for Sheol, the great cavernous depth, the shadow-world of the dead.
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Richard Baxter, was born in 1615, at Rowton, near Shrewsbury, in England. After surmounting great difficulties in securing an education for the ministry he was ordained in 1638, in the Church of England, his first important charge being that of Kidderminster, where he established his reputation as a powerful evangelical and controversial preacher. Altho opposed to Cromwell's extreme acts, he became a chaplain in the army of the Rebellion. His influence was all on the side of peace, however, and at …
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A Psalm of David. To You, O LORD, I call; My rock, do not be deaf to me, For if You are silent to me, I will become like those who go down to the pit.
Do not let them say in their heart, "Aha, our desire!" Do not let them say, "We have swallowed him up!"
Then they would have swallowed us alive, When their anger was kindled against us;
We will find all kinds of precious wealth, We will fill our houses with spoil;
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