New Living Translation
When I am overwhelmed, you alone know the way I should turn. Wherever I go, my enemies have set traps for me.
King James Bible
When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then thou knewest my path. In the way wherein I walked have they privily laid a snare for me.
Darby Bible Translation
When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then thou knewest my path. In the way wherein I walked have they hidden a snare for me.
World English Bible
When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, you knew my path. In the way in which I walk, they have hidden a snare for me.
Young's Literal Translation
When my spirit hath been feeble in me, Then Thou hast known my path; In the way in which I walk, They have hid a snare for me.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
142:3 For - This is not a reason of what he last said, but an argument to enforce his petition delivered, ver.1. Soul - My life; nothing less will satisfy him. Dead - I am in as hopeless a condition in the eye of man, as those that have lain long in the grave. Knowest - So as to direct me to it. My path - What paths I should chuse whereby I might escape.
I think of God, and I moan, overwhelmed with longing for his help. Interlude
The proud have set a trap to catch me; they have stretched out a net; they have placed traps all along the way. Interlude
I am losing all hope; I am paralyzed with fear.
As my life was slipping away, I remembered the LORD. And my earnest prayer went out to you in your holy Temple.
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