New International Version
Those who want to kill me will be destroyed; they will go down to the depths of the earth.
King James Bible
But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
But those that seek my soul, to destroy [it], shall go into the lower parts of the earth;
World English Bible
But those who seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
And they who for desolation seek my soul, Go in to the lower parts of the earth.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Lower parts of the earth - They are appointed, in the just judgment of God, to destruction; they shall be slain and buried in the earth, and shall be seen no more. Some understand the passage as referring to the punishment of hell; which many supposed to be in the center of the earth.
So the old Psalter, - Thai sall entir in till lagher pine of hell. Lahher or laigher, lower, undermost.
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'My soul thirsteth for Thee.... 5. My soul shall be satisfied.... 8. My soul followeth hard after Thee.'--PSALM lxiii. 1, 5, 8. It is a wise advice which bids us regard rather what is said than who says it, and there are few regions in which the counsel is more salutary than at present in the study of the Old Testament, and especially the Psalms. This authorship has become a burning question which is only too apt to shut out far more important things. Whoever poured out this sweet meditation in the …
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May all who want to take my life be put to shame and confusion; may all who desire my ruin be turned back in disgrace.
Arrogant foes are attacking me; ruthless people are trying to kill me-- people without regard for God.
Let death take my enemies by surprise; let them go down alive to the realm of the dead, for evil finds lodging among them.
My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth.
Therefore no other trees by the waters are ever to tower proudly on high, lifting their tops above the thick foliage. No other trees so well-watered are ever to reach such a height; they are all destined for death, for the earth below, among mortals who go down to the realm of the dead.
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