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Psalm 18:5–6

pthe cords of Sheol entangled me;

the snares of death confronted me.

rIn my distress I called upon the Lord;

to my God I cried for help.

From his stemple he heard my voice,

and my cry to him reached his ears.

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Psalm 18:5–6 — The New International Version (NIV)

The cords of the grave coiled around me;

the snares of death confronted me.

In my distress I called to the Lord;

I cried to my God for help.

From his temple he heard my voice;

my cry came before him, into his ears.

Psalm 18:5–6 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

The sorrows of hell compassed me about:

The snares of death prevented me.

In my distress I called upon the Lord,

And cried unto my God:

He heard my voice out of his temple,

And my cry came before him, even into his ears.

Psalm 18:5–6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The grave wrapped its ropes around me;

death laid a trap in my path.

But in my distress I cried out to the Lord;

yes, I prayed to my God for help.

He heard me from his sanctuary;

my cry to him reached his ears.

Psalm 18:5–6 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

The sorrows of Sheol surrounded me;

The snares of death confronted me.

In my distress I called upon the Lord,

And cried out to my God;

He heard my voice from His temple,

And my cry came before Him, even to His ears.

Psalm 18:5–6 — New Century Version (NCV)

The ropes of death wrapped around me.

The traps of death were before me.

In my trouble I called to the Lord.

I cried out to my God for help.

From his temple he heard my voice;

my call for help reached his ears.

Psalm 18:5–6 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

The cords of Sheol were round about me;

The snares of death came upon me.

In my distress I called upon Jehovah,

And cried unto my God:

He heard my voice out of his temple,

And my cry before him came into his ears.

Psalm 18:5–6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

The bands of Sheol surrounded me, the cords of death encountered me. In my distress I called upon Jehovah, and I cried out to my God; he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, into his ears.

Psalm 18:5–6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The ropes of the grave had surrounded me.

The clutches of death had confronted me.

I called on the Lord in my distress.

I cried to my God for help.

He heard my voice from his temple,

and my cry for help reached his ears.

Psalm 18:5–6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The ropes of Sheol entangled me;

the snares of death confronted me.

I called to the Lord in my distress,

and I cried to my God for help.

From His temple He heard my voice,

and my cry to Him reached His ears.

Psalm 18:5–6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

the cords of Sheol entangled me;

the snares of death confronted me.

In my distress I called upon the Lord;

to my God I cried for help.

From his temple he heard my voice,

and my cry to him reached his ears.

Psalm 18:5–6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

The ropes of Sheol surrounded me;

the snares of death confronted me.

In my trouble I called on Yahweh,

and to my God I cried for help.

He heard my voice from his temple,

and my cry for help

came up before his presence into his ears.

Psalm 18:5–6 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

The ropes of the grave were tight around me.

Death set its trap in front of me.

When I was in trouble, I called out to the Lord.

I cried to my God for help.

From his temple he heard my voice.

My cry for help reached his ears.

Psalm 18:5–6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

The cords of Sheol surrounded me;

The snares of death confronted me.

In my distress I called upon the Lord,

And cried to my God for help;

He heard my voice out of His temple,

And my cry for help before Him came into His ears.