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Psalms 73:18

Context
NET ©

Surely 1  you put them in slippery places; you bring them down 2  to ruin.

NIV ©

Surely you place them on slippery ground; you cast them down to ruin.

NASB ©

Surely You set them in slippery places; You cast them down to destruction.

NLT ©

Truly, you put them on a slippery path and send them sliding over the cliff to destruction.

MSG ©

The slippery road you've put them on, with a final crash in a ditch of delusions.

BBE ©

You put their feet where there was danger of slipping, so that they go down into destruction.

NRSV ©

Truly you set them in slippery places; you make them fall to ruin.

NKJV ©

Surely You set them in slippery places; You cast them down to destruction.


KJV
Surely thou didst set
<07896> (8799)
them in slippery places
<02513>_:
thou castedst them down
<05307> (8689)
into destruction
<04876>_.
NASB ©
Surely
<0389>
You set
<07896>
them in slippery
<02513>
places
<02513>
; You cast
<05307>
them down
<05307>
to destruction
<04376>
.
HEBREW
twawsml
<04876>
Mtlph
<05307>
wml
<0>
tyst
<07896>
twqlxb
<02513>
Ka (73:18)
<0389>
LXXM
(72:18) plhn
<4133
ADV
dia
<1223
PREP
tav
<3588
T-APF
doliothtav {N-APF} eyou
<5087
V-AMI-2S
autoiv
<846
D-DPM
katebalev
<2598
V-AAI-2S
autouv
<846
D-APM
en
<1722
PREP
tw
<3588
T-DSN
eparyhnai {V-APN}
NET © [draft] ITL
Surely
<0389>
you put
<07896>
them in slippery places
<02513>
; you bring
<05307>
them down
<05307>
to ruin
<04876>
.
NET ©

Surely 1  you put them in slippery places; you bring them down 2  to ruin.

NET © Notes

tn The use of the Hebrew term אַךְ (’akh, “surely”) here literarily counteracts its use in v. 13. The repetition draws attention to the contrast between the two statements, the first of which expresses the psalmist’s earlier despair and the second his newly discovered confidence.

tn Heb “cause them to fall.”



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