New Living Translation
"I sank beneath the waves, and the waters closed over me. Seaweed wrapped itself around my head.
King James Bible
The waters compassed me about, even to the soul: the depth closed me round about, the weeds were wrapped about my head.
Darby Bible Translation
The waters encompassed me, to the soul: The deep was round about me, The weeds were wrapped about my head.
World English Bible
The waters surrounded me, even to the soul. The deep was around me. The weeds were wrapped around my head.
Young's Literal Translation
Compassed me have waters unto the soul, The deep doth compass me, The weed is bound to my head.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:5 The weeds - It seems to mean, my case was as hopeless as that of a man wrapt about with weeds in the depth of the sea.
LibraryThe Revelation of the Old Testament in Writing.
"Then I said, I will not speak any more in His Name. But His word was in my heart as a burning fire, shut up in my bones: and I was weary with forbearing, but I could not."--Jer. xx. 9. Altho the miracles performed for and in the midst of Israel created a glorious life-center in the midst of the heathen world, yet they did not constitute a Holy Scripture; for this can not be created except God speak to man, even to His people Israel. "God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in times …
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"And when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then you will know that the time of its destruction has arrived.
For the choir director: A psalm of David, to be sung to the tune "Lilies." Save me, O God, for the floodwaters are up to my neck.
Deeper and deeper I sink into the mire; I can't find a foothold. I am in deep water, and the floods overwhelm me.
The water rose over my head, and I cried out, "This is the end!"
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