Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“For Sheol cannot thank You,
Death cannot praise You;
Those who go down to the pit cannot hope for Your faithfulness.

King James Version

For the grave cannot praise thee, death can not celebrate thee: they that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth.

Holman Bible

For Sheol cannot thank You;
Death cannot praise You.
Those who go down to the Pit
cannot hope for Your faithfulness.

International Standard Version

For Sheol cannot thank you, death cannot sing your praise; and those who go down to the Pit cannot hope for your faithfulness.

A Conservative Version

For Sheol cannot praise thee, death cannot celebrate thee. Those who go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth.

American Standard Version

For Sheol cannot praise thee, death cannot celebrate thee: They that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth.

Amplified


“For Sheol cannot praise or thank You,
Death cannot praise You and rejoice in You;
Those who go down to the pit cannot hope for Your faithfulness.

Bible in Basic English

For the underworld is not able to give you praise, death gives you no honour: for those who go down into the underworld there is no hope in your mercy.

Darby Translation

For not Sheol shall praise thee, nor death celebrate thee; they that go down into the pit do not hope for thy truth.

Julia Smith Translation

For not hades shall praise thee, death celebrate: they going down to the pit shall not hope for thy truth.

King James 2000

For the grave cannot praise you, death can not celebrate you: they that go down into the pit cannot hope for your truth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Sheol cannot praise you; death [cannot] praise you. Those who go down [to the] pit cannot hope for your faithfulness.

Modern King James verseion

For the grave cannot praise You, death can not rejoice in You; they who go down into the pit cannot hope for Your truth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For hell praiseth not thee, death doth not magnify thee. They that go down into the grave, praise not thy truth:

NET Bible

Indeed Sheol does not give you thanks; death does not praise you. Those who descend into the pit do not anticipate your faithfulness.

New Heart English Bible

For Sheol can't praise you. Death can't celebrate you. Those who go down into the pit can't hope for your truth.

The Emphasized Bible

For, hades, cannot praise thee Nor, death, celebrate thee, - They who go down to the pit cannot wait for thy faithfulness.

Webster

For the grave cannot praise thee, death can not celebrate thee: they that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth.

World English Bible

For Sheol can't praise you. Death can't celebrate you. Those who go down into the pit can't hope for your truth.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Sheol doth not confess Thee, Death doth not praise Thee, Those going down to the pit hope not for Thy truth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the grave
שׁאל שׁאול 
Sh@'owl 
Usage: 65

מות 
Maveth 
Usage: 156

ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

into the pit
בּור 
Bowr 
Usage: 69

שׁבר שׂבר 
Sabar 
Usage: 8

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Hezekiah's Illness

17 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. 18 “For Sheol cannot thank You,
Death cannot praise You;
Those who go down to the pit cannot hope for Your faithfulness.
19 He who lives, he who lives, even he shall confess thee, as I do this day; the father to the sons shall make known thy truth.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever thy hand finds to do, do it with all thy might, for there is no work nor device nor knowledge nor wisdom in Sheol, where thou goest.

Psalm 6:5

For in death there is no remembrance of thee: in Sheol who shall give thee thanks?

Psalm 30:9

What profit is there in my blood when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? Shall it declare thy truth?

Numbers 16:33

They and all that they had went down alive into Sheol, and the earth closed upon them, and they perished from among the congregation.

Psalm 88:10-11

Wilt thou show wonders to the dead? shall the dead arise and praise thee? Selah.

Psalm 115:17-18

The dead shall not praise JAH, neither any that go down into silence.

Proverbs 14:32

For his wickedness shall the wicked be cast out, but the righteous in his death has hope.

Matthew 8:12

But the sons of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Matthew 25:46

And they shall go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.

Luke 16:26-31

And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed, so that those who would pass from here to you cannot; neither can they pass from there to us.

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