New American Standard Bible
Then the waters would have engulfed us, The stream would have swept over our soul;
King James Bible
Then the waters had overwhelmed us, the stream had gone over our soul:
Darby Bible Translation
Then the waters had overwhelmed us, a torrent had gone over our soul;
World English Bible
then the waters would have overwhelmed us, the stream would have gone over our soul;
Young's Literal Translation
Then the waters had overflowed us, The stream passed over our soul,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Then the waters had overwhelmed us - Our destruction would have been as if the waves of the ocean had overwhelmed us.
Q-7: WHAT ARE THE DECREES OF GOD? A: The decrees of God are his eternal purpose, according to the counsel of his will, whereby, for his own glory, he has foreordained whatsoever shall come to pass. I have already spoken something concerning the decrees of God under the attribute of his immutability. God is unchangeable in his essence, and he-is unchangeable in his decrees; his counsel shall stand. He decrees the issue of all things, and carries them on to their accomplishment by his providence; I …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
Or darkness, so that you cannot see, And an abundance of water covers you.
The cords of death encompassed me, And the torrents of ungodliness terrified me.
He sent from on high, He took me; He drew me out of many waters.
Therefore, let everyone who is godly pray to You in a time when You may be found; Surely in a flood of great waters they will not reach him.
I have sunk in deep mire, and there is no foothold; I have come into deep waters, and a flood overflows me.
May the flood of water not overflow me Nor the deep swallow me up, Nor the pit shut its mouth on me.
They have surrounded me like water all day long; They have encompassed me altogether.
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