Parallel Verses

NET Bible

"Look, the grief I experienced was for my benefit. You delivered me from the pit of oblivion. For you removed all my sins from your sight.

New American Standard Bible

"Lo, for my own welfare I had great bitterness; It is You who has kept my soul from the pit of nothingness, For You have cast all my sins behind Your back.

King James Version

Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but thou hast in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.

Holman Bible

Indeed, it was for my own welfare
that I had such great bitterness;
but Your love has delivered me
from the Pit of destruction,
for You have thrown all my sins behind Your back.

International Standard Version

Yes, it was for my own good that I suffered extreme anguish. But in love you have held back my life from the Pit in which it has been confined; you have tossed all my sins behind your back.

A Conservative Version

Behold, for peace I had great bitterness. But thou have by love for my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption. For thou have cast all my sins behind thy back.

American Standard Version

Behold, it was for my peace that I had great bitterness: But thou hast in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption; For thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.

Amplified

Behold, it was for my peace that I had intense bitterness; but You have loved back my life from the pit of corruption and nothingness, for You have cast all my sins behind Your back.

Bible in Basic English

See, in place of peace my soul had bitter sorrow. but you have kept back my soul from the underworld; for you have put all my sins out of your memory.

Darby Translation

Behold, instead of peace I had bitterness upon bitterness; but thou hast in love delivered my soul from the pit of destruction; for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, for peace I had great bitterness; but it has pleased thee to deliver my life from the pit of corruption, for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, for peace bitterness, to me bitterness: and thou didst cleave to my soul from the pit of destruction: and thou didst cast all my sin behind my back

King James 2000

Behold, for my peace I had great bitterness: but you have in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for you have cast all my sins behind your back.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look! Bitterness was bitter to me for peace. And you were the one who loved my life from [the] pit of destruction, for you have cast all my sins behind your back.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, I had great bitterness for peace; but You loved my soul from the pit of destruction. You have cast all my sins behind Your back.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, bitter as gall was my pensiveness: so sore longed I for health. And it was thy pleasure to deliver me from the filthy pit: for thou it is, O Lord, that hath cast all my sins behind thy back.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, for peace I had great anguish, but you have in love for my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption; for you have cast all my sins behind your back.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! for well-being, I had bitterness - bitterness, - But, thou, cleaving unto my soul, hast raised me from the pit of corruption, For thou hast cast, behind thy back all my sins.

Webster

Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but thou hast in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.

World English Bible

Behold, for peace I had great anguish, but you have in love for my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption; for you have cast all my sins behind your back.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, to peace He changed for me bitterness, And Thou hast delighted in my soul without corruption, For Thou hast cast behind Thy back all my sins.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

but thou hast in love
חשׁק 
Chashaq 
Usage: 11

to my soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

delivered it from the pit
שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 23

בּלי 
B@liy 
not, without, un..., lack of, so that no, corruption
Usage: 56

for thou hast cast
שׁלך 
Shalak 
Usage: 125

all my sins
חטא 
Chet' 
Usage: 33

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Isaiah 38:17

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Hezekiah's Illness

16 O sovereign master, your decrees can give men life; may years of life be restored to me. Restore my health and preserve my life.' 17 "Look, the grief I experienced was for my benefit. You delivered me from the pit of oblivion. For you removed all my sins from your sight. 18 Indeed Sheol does not give you thanks; death does not praise you. Those who descend into the pit do not anticipate your faithfulness.



Cross References

Psalm 30:3

O Lord, you pulled me up from Sheol; you rescued me from among those descending into the grave.

Isaiah 43:25

I, I am the one who blots out your rebellious deeds for my sake; your sins I do not remember.

Jeremiah 31:34

"People will no longer need to teach their neighbors and relatives to know me. For all of them, from the least important to the most important, will know me," says the Lord. "For I will forgive their sin and will no longer call to mind the wrong they have done."

Psalm 86:13

For you will extend your great loyal love to me, and will deliver my life from the depths of Sheol.

Jonah 2:6

I went down to the very bottoms of the mountains; the gates of the netherworld barred me in forever; but you brought me up from the Pit, O Lord, my God.

Job 3:25-26

For the very thing I dreaded has happened to me, and what I feared has come upon me.

Job 29:18

"Then I thought, 'I will die in my own home, my days as numerous as the grains of sand.

Psalm 10:2

The wicked arrogantly chase the oppressed; the oppressed are trapped by the schemes the wicked have dreamed up.

Psalm 30:6-7

In my self-confidence I said, "I will never be upended."

Psalm 40:2

He lifted me out of the watery pit, out of the slimy mud. He placed my feet on a rock and gave me secure footing.

Psalm 85:2

You pardoned the wrongdoing of your people; you forgave all their sin. (Selah)

Psalm 88:4-6

They treat me like those who descend into the grave. I am like a helpless man,

Micah 7:18-19

There is no other God like you! You forgive sin and pardon the rebellion of those who remain among your people. You do not remain angry forever, but delight in showing loyal love.

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