New Living Translation
They track me down and surround me, watching for the chance to throw me to the ground.
King James Bible
They have now compassed us in our steps: they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth;
Darby Bible Translation
They have now encompassed us in our steps; their eyes have they set, bowing down to the earth.
World English Bible
They have now surrounded us in our steps. They set their eyes to cast us down to the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
Our steps now have compassed him;' Their eyes they set to turn aside in the land.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:11 Steps - In all our ways. We go from place to place, to rocks, and caves, and woods; but wheresoever we go they are at hand, and ready to surround us. Eyes - They keep their eyes fixed upon us. Bowing - Couching down upon the earth, that they may watch the fittest opportunity to surprize us.
LibraryHow a Desolate Man Ought to Commit Himself into the Hands of God
O Lord, Holy Father, be Thou blessed now and evermore; because as Thou wilt so it is done, and what Thou doest is good. Let Thy servant rejoice in Thee, not in himself, nor in any other; because Thou alone art the true joy, Thou art my hope and my crown, Thou art my joy and my honour, O Lord. What hath Thy servant, which he received not from Thee, even without merit of his own? Thine are all things which Thou hast given, and which Thou hast made. I am poor and in misery even from my youth up,(1) …
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"And when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then you will know that the time of its destruction has arrived.
The wicked draw their swords and string their bows to kill the poor and the oppressed, to slaughter those who do right.
The wicked wait in ambush for the godly, looking for an excuse to kill them.
They come together to spy on me--watching my every step, eager to kill me.
They swirl around me like floodwaters all day long. They have engulfed me completely.
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