Why is Bible engagement down in the digital age? Bible Gateway's Rachel Barach shares some insight.
18:4 cords of death. The tentacles of death rise up from Sheol, the underworld, to drag the psalmist down.
torrents of destruction. The powers of evil and death are frequently likened to an overwhelming flood (Is. 28:15, 17, 18; Matt. 16:18; Ps. 46:2 note; 69:1, 2 notes).