Parallel Verses

Amplified

[My hope] shall go down to the bars of Sheol (the unseen state) when once there is rest in the dust.

New American Standard Bible

"Will it go down with me to Sheol? Shall we together go down into the dust?"

King James Version

They shall go down to the bars of the pit, when our rest together is in the dust.

Holman Bible

Will it go down to the gates of Sheol,
or will we descend together to the dust?

International Standard Version

Will it go down to the bars that lock the doors of the afterlife? Will we descend together into the dust?"

A Conservative Version

It shall go down to the bars of Sheol when once there is rest in the dust.

American Standard Version

It shall go down to the bars of Sheol, When once there is rest in the dust.

Bible in Basic English

Will they go down with me into the underworld? Will we go down together into the dust?

Darby Translation

It shall go down to the bars of Sheol, when our rest shall be together in the dust.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They shall go down to the bars of Sheol, and together they shall rest in the dust.

Julia Smith Translation

They shall go down to the bars of hades if together we shall go down to the dust.

King James 2000

They shall go down to the gates of the pit, when our rest together is in the dust.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Will they go down [to] the bars of Sheol? Or shall we descend together into the dust?"

Modern King James verseion

They shall go down to the bars of the pit, when our descent together is in the dust.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

All that I have, shall go down into the pit, and lie with me in the dust."

NET Bible

Will it go down to the barred gates of death? Will we descend together into the dust?"

New Heart English Bible

Shall it go down with me to the gates of Sheol, or descend together into the dust?"

The Emphasized Bible

With me to hades, would they go down, If, wholly - into the dust, is the descent!

Webster

They shall go down to the bars of the pit, when our rest together is in the dust.

World English Bible

Shall it go down with me to the gates of Sheol, or descend together into the dust?"

Youngs Literal Translation

To the parts of Sheol ye go down, If together on the dust we may rest.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

to the bars
בּד 
Bad 
Usage: 202

of the pit
שׁאל שׁאול 
Sh@'owl 
Usage: 65

נחת 
Nachath 
Usage: 8

יחד 
Yachad 
Usage: 141

References

Easton

Morish

Pit

Context Readings

Job Says To His Friends: I'M Still Wiser Than You

15 Where then is my hope? And if I have hope, who will see [its fulfillment]? 16 [My hope] shall go down to the bars of Sheol (the unseen state) when once there is rest in the dust.



Cross References

Job 3:17-19

There [in death] the wicked cease from troubling, and there the weary are at rest.

Jonah 2:6

I went down to the bottoms and the very roots of the mountains; the earth with its bars closed behind me forever. Yet You have brought up my life from the pit and corruption, O Lord my God.

Job 18:13-14

By disease his strength and his skin shall be devoured; the firstborn of death [the worst of diseases] shall consume his limbs.

Job 33:18-28

He holds him back from the pit [of destruction], and his life from perishing by the sword [of God's destructive judgments].

Psalm 88:4-8

I am counted among those who go down into the pit (the grave); I am like a man who has no help or strength [a mere shadow],

Psalm 143:7

Answer me speedily, O Lord, for my spirit fails; hide not Your face from me, lest I become like those who go down into the pit (the grave).

Isaiah 38:17-18

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.

Ezekiel 37:11

Then He said to me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. Behold, they say, Our bones are dried up and our hope is lost; we are completely cut off.

2 Corinthians 1:9

Indeed, we felt within ourselves that we had received the [very] sentence of death, but that was to keep us from trusting in and depending on ourselves instead of on God Who raises the dead.

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