Psalms 55 :8

Psalms 55 :8 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest.

American King James Version (AKJV)

I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest.

American Standard Version (ASV)

I would haste me to a shelter From the stormy wind and tempest.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

I would quickly take cover from the driving storm and from the violent wind.

Webster's Revision

I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest.

World English Bible

"I would hurry to a shelter from the stormy wind and storm."

English Revised Version (ERV)

I would haste me to a shelter from the stormy wind and tempest.

Definitions for Psalms 55 :8

Tempest - Storm; whirlwind.

Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 55 :8

The windy storm - From the sweeping wind and tempest - Absalom and his party and the mutinous people in general.

Barnes' Commentary on Psalms 55 :8

I would hasten my escape - I would make haste to secure an escape. I would not delay, but I would flee at once.

From the windy storm and tempest - From the calamities which have come upon me, and which beat upon me like a violent tempest. If this psalm was composed on occasion of the rebellion of Absalom, it is easy to see with what propriety tiffs language is used. The troubles connected with that unnatural rebellion had burst upon him with the fury of a sudden storm, and threatened to sweep everything away.

Wesley's Commentary on Psalms 55 :8

55:8 Tempest - From the force and fury of mine enemies.
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