The cords of death surrounded me, the pains of Sheol got a hold of me. I found trouble and sorrow.
The fear of Yahweh is a fountain of life, turning people from the snares of death.
The evil deeds of the wicked ensnare him. The cords of his sin hold him firmly.
whom God raised up, having freed him from the agony of death, because it was not possible that he should be held by it.
The proud have hidden a snare for me, they have spread the cords of a net by the path. They have set traps for me. Selah.
The teaching of the wise is a spring of life, to turn from the snares of death.
If they are bound in fetters, and are taken in the cords of afflictions,
The cords of Sheol were around me. The snares of death came on me.
He said,“ I called because of my affliction to Yahweh. He answered me. Out of the belly of Sheol I cried. You heard my voice.