We have suffered terror and pitfalls, ruin and destruction."
Panic and pitfall have befallen us, Devastation and destruction;
We are filled with fear, for we are trapped, desolate, and ruined."
We've been to hell and back. We've nowhere to turn, nowhere to go.
Fear and deep waters have come on us, wasting and destruction.
panic and pitfall have come upon us, devastation and destruction.
Fear and a snare have come upon us, Desolation and destruction.
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1 tn The similar sounding nouns פַּחַד וָפַחַת (pakhad vafakhat, “panic and pitfall”) are an example of paronomasia.
2 tn Similar to the paronomasia in the preceding line, the words הַשֵּׁאת וְהַשָּׁבֶר (hashe’t vÿhashaver, “devastation and destruction”) form an example of alliteration: the beginning of the words sound alike.