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2 Samuel 22:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The cords of Sheol were round about me; The snares of death came upon me.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The sorrows of hell compassed me about; the snares of death prevented me;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The cords of Sheol surrounded me; The snares of death confronted me.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The sorrows of hell encompassed me; the snares of death seized me;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The bands of Sheol surrounded me; The cords of death encountered me;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— the meshes of hades, had surrounded me,—the snares of death had confronted me,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— The cords of Sheol have surrounded me, Before me have been the snares of death.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The cords of hell compassed me: the snares of death prevented me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The sorowes of Hell compassed me about: the snares of death preuented me.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— the pangs of death surrounded me, the agonies of death prevented me.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The sorrows of hell compassed me about; the snares of death prevented me;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The sorrows 2256
{2256} Prime
From H2254; a rope (as twisted), especially a measuring line; by implication a district or inheritance (as measured); or a noose (as of cords); figuratively a company (as if tied together); also a throe (especially of parturition); also ruin.
of hell 7585
{7585} Prime
From H7592; hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranian retreat), including its accessories and inmates.
compassed me about; 5437
{5437} Prime
A primitive root; to revolve, surround or border; used in various applications, literally and figuratively.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
the snares 4170
{4170} Prime
From H3369; a noose (for catching animals), (literally or figuratively); by implication a hook (for the nose).
of death 4194
{4194} Prime
From H4191; death (natural or violent); concretely the dead, their place or state (hades); figuratively pestilence, ruin.
prevented 6923
{6923} Prime
A primitive root; to project (one self), that is, precede; hence to anticipate, hasten, meet (usually for help).
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 22:1-51.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 22:2-51.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
or, cords,
Job 36:8 And if [they be] bound in fetters, [and] be holden in cords of affliction;
Psalms 18:5 The sorrows of hell compassed me about: the snares of death prevented me.
Psalms 116:3 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.
Psalms 140:5 The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set gins for me. Selah.
Proverbs 5:22 His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins.
Jonah 2:2 And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, [and] thou heardest my voice.
Acts 2:24 Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it.

the snares:

Proverbs 13:14 The law of the wise [is] a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
Proverbs 14:27 The fear of the LORD [is] a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
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Jb 36:8. Ps 18:5; 116:3; 140:5. Pv 5:22; 13:14; 14:27. Jna 2:2. Ac 2:24.

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