What does Psalm 143:3 mean?
ESV: For the enemy has pursued my soul; he has crushed my life to the ground; he has made me sit in darkness like those long dead.
NIV: The enemy pursues me, he crushes me to the ground; he makes me dwell in the darkness like those long dead.
NASB: For the enemy has persecuted my soul; He has crushed my life to the ground; He has made me dwell in dark places, like those who have long been dead.
CSB: For the enemy has pursued me, crushing me to the ground, making me live in darkness like those long dead.
NLT: My enemy has chased me. He has knocked me to the ground and forces me to live in darkness like those in the grave.
KJV: For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.
NKJV: For the enemy has persecuted my soul; He has crushed my life to the ground; He has made me dwell in darkness, Like those who have long been dead.
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Book Summary:
The book of Psalms is composed of individual songs, hymns, or poems, each of which is a ''Psalm'' in and of itself. These works contain a wide variety of themes. Some Psalms focus on praising and worshipping God. Others cry out in anguish over the pain of life. Still other Psalms look forward to the coming of the Messiah. While some Psalms are related, each has its own historical and biblical context.
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