Parallel Verses

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 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 (the place of the dead) cannot confess and reach out the hand to You, death cannot praise and rejoice in You; they who go down to the pit cannot hope for Your faithfulness [to Your promises; their probation is at an end, their destiny is sealed].

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the grave shall not confess thee, nor shall death praise thee; nor shall those that go down into the pit wait 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:

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 "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. 19 The living person, the living person, he gives you thanks, as I do today. A father tells his sons about your faithfulness.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might, because there is neither work nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom in the grave, the place where you will eventually go.

Psalm 6:5

For no one remembers you in the realm of death, In Sheol who gives you thanks?

Psalm 30:9

"What profit is there in taking my life, in my descending into the Pit? Can the dust of the grave praise you? Can it declare your loyalty?

Numbers 16:33

They and all that they had went down alive into the pit, and the earth closed over them. So they perished from among the community.

Psalm 88:10-11

Do you accomplish amazing things for the dead? Do the departed spirits rise up and give you thanks? (Selah)

Psalm 115:17-18

The dead do not praise the Lord, nor do any of those who descend into the silence of death.

Proverbs 14:32

The wicked will be thrown down in his trouble, but the righteous have refuge even in the threat of death.

Matthew 8:12

but the sons of the kingdom will be thrown out into the outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."

Matthew 25:46

And these will depart into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."

Luke 16:26-31

Besides all this, a great chasm has been fixed between us, so that those who want to cross over from here to you cannot do so, and no one can cross from there to us.'

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