Psalm 58:8
Text Analysis
3644 [e]כְּמ֣וֹ
7642 [e]שַׁ֭בְּלוּל
a snailN-msc
8557 [e]תֶּ֣מֶס
which melts awayN-ms
1980 [e]יַהֲלֹ֑ךְ
[Let them be] as it goesV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
5309 [e]נֵ֥פֶל
[Like] a stillborn childN-msc
802 [e]אֵ֝֗שֶׁת
of a womanN-fsc
1077 [e]בַּל־
2372 [e]חָ֥זוּ
that they may seeV-Qal-Perf-3cp
8121 [e]שָֽׁמֶשׁ׃
the sunN-cs

Hebrew Texts
תהילים 58:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כְּמֹ֣ו בְּלוּל תֶּ֣מֶס יַהֲלֹ֑ךְ נֵ֥פֶל אֵ֝֗שֶׁת בַּל־חָ֥זוּ שָֽׁמֶשׁ׃

תהילים 58:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כמו בלול תמס יהלך נפל אשת בל־חזו שמש׃

תהילים 58:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כמו בלול תמס יהלך נפל אשת בל־חזו שמש׃

תהילים 58:8 Hebrew Bible
כמו שבלול תמס יהלך נפל אשת בל חזו שמש׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Let them be as a snail which melts away as it goes along, Like the miscarriages of a woman which never see the sun.

King James Bible
As a snail which melteth, let every one of them pass away: like the untimely birth of a woman, that they may not see the sun.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Like a slug that moves along in slime, like a woman's miscarried child, they will not see the sun.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

a snail. --Shabbelool, in Chaldee tivlala, the snail, is probably so called from the Arabic balla, to wet, moisten, because of the glutinous slime emitted from its body, by which it appears to waste itself away in its own motion: and in the same manner the wicked prove their own destruction


Psalm 37:35,36 I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like …

Matthew 24:35 Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.

James 1:10 But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the …


Job 3:16 Or as an hidden untimely birth I had not been; as infants which never saw light.

Ecclesiastes 6:3 If a man beget an hundred children, and live many years, so that …

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