Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then let him be gracious to him, and say, 'Deliver him from going down to the pit, I have found a ransom';

King James Version

Then he is gracious unto him, and saith, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a ransom.

Holman Bible

and to be gracious to him and say, "Spare him from going down to the Pit; I have found a ransom,"

International Standard Version

to show favor to him and to plead, "Deliver him from having to go down to the Pit I know where his ransom is!'

A Conservative Version

then [God] is gracious to him, and says, Deliver him from going down to the pit; I have found a ransom.

American Standard Version

Then God is gracious unto him, and saith, Deliver him from going down to the pit, I have found a ransom.

Amplified

Then [God] is gracious to him and says, Deliver him from going down into the pit [of destruction]; I have found a ransom (a price of redemption, an atonement)!

Bible in Basic English

And if he has mercy on him, and says, Let him not go down to the underworld, I have given the price for his life:

Darby Translation

Then he will be gracious unto him, and say, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a ransom.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

to tell him that God had mercy on him, that he delivered him from going down to the pit; that he found a ransom;

Julia Smith Translation

And he will compassionate him and say, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I found an expiation.

King James 2000

Then he is gracious unto him, and says, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a ransom.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{so that} he is gracious [to] him, and he says, 'Deliver him from descending into [the] pit; I have found a ransom.'

Modern King James verseion

then He is gracious to him and says, Deliver him from going down to the Pit; for I have found a ransom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

then the LORD is merciful unto him, and sayeth, 'He shall be delivered, that he fall not down to destruction, for I am sufficiently reconciled.'

NET Bible

and if God is gracious to him and says, 'Spare him from going down to the place of corruption, I have found a ransom for him,'

New Heart English Bible

then God is gracious to him, and says, 'Deliver him from going down to the pit, I have found a ransom.'

The Emphasized Bible

Then hath he shewed him favour, and said, Set him free from going down to the pit, I have found a price of redemption!

Webster

Then he is gracious to him, and saith, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a ransom.

World English Bible

then God is gracious to him, and says, 'Deliver him from going down to the pit, I have found a ransom.'

Youngs Literal Translation

Then He doth favour him and saith, 'Ransom him from going down to the pit, I have found an atonement.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּדע 
Pada` 
Usage: 1

to the pit
שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 23

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

References

Context Readings

A Third Way God Warns People

23 "If there is an angel as mediator for him, One out of a thousand, To remind a man what is right for him, 24 Then let him be gracious to him, and say, 'Deliver him from going down to the pit, I have found a ransom'; 25 Let his flesh become fresher than in youth, Let him return to the days of his youthful vigor;



Cross References

Job 33:18

He keeps back his soul from the pit, And his life from passing over into Sheol.

Exodus 33:19

And He said, "I Myself will make all My goodness pass before you, and will proclaim the name of the LORD before you; and I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show compassion on whom I will show compassion."

Exodus 34:6-7

Then the LORD passed by in front of him and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in lovingkindness and truth;

Job 22:21

"Yield now and be at peace with Him; Thereby good will come to you.

Job 36:10-11

"He opens their ear to instruction, And commands that they return from evil.

Job 36:18

"Beware that wrath does not entice you to scoffing; And do not let the greatness of the ransom turn you aside.

Psalm 22:4

In You our fathers trusted; They trusted and You delivered them.

Psalm 30:9-12

"What profit is there in my blood, if I go down to the pit? Will the dust praise You? Will it declare Your faithfulness?

Psalm 40:2

He brought me up out of the pit of destruction, out of the miry clay, And He set my feet upon a rock making my footsteps firm.

Psalm 49:7-8

No man can by any means redeem his brother Or give to God a ransom for him--

Psalm 71:3

Be to me a rock of habitation to which I may continually come; You have given commandment to save me, For You are my rock and my fortress.

Psalm 86:5

For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in lovingkindness to all who call upon You.

Psalm 86:13

For Your lovingkindness toward me is great, And You have delivered my soul from the depths of Sheol.

Psalm 86:15

But You, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, Slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness and truth.

Isaiah 38:17-19

"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.

Jeremiah 31:20

"Is Ephraim My dear son? Is he a delightful child? Indeed, as often as I have spoken against him, I certainly still remember him; Therefore My heart yearns for him; I will surely have mercy on him," declares the LORD.

Hosea 14:2

Take words with you and return to the LORD. Say to Him, "Take away all iniquity And receive us graciously, That we may present the fruit of our lips.

Hosea 14:4

I will heal their apostasy, I will love them freely, For My anger has turned away from them.

Micah 7:18-20

Who is a God like You, who pardons iniquity And passes over the rebellious act of the remnant of His possession? He does not retain His anger forever, Because He delights in unchanging love.

Zechariah 9:11

As for you also, because of the blood of My covenant with you, I have set your prisoners free from the waterless pit.

Matthew 20:28

just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many."

Romans 3:24-26

being justified as a gift by His grace through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus;

Romans 5:20-21

The Law came in so that the transgression would increase; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,

1 Timothy 2:6

who gave Himself as a ransom for all, the testimony given at the proper time.

1 Peter 1:18-19

knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers,

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