Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then he is gracious unto him, and saith, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a ransom.
He openeth also their ear to instruction, And commandeth that they return from iniquity.
Our fathers trusted in thee: They trusted, and thou didst deliver them.
What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?
He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay; And he set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.
Be thou to me a rock of habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: Thou hast given commandment to save me; For thou art my rock and my fortress.
For great is thy lovingkindness toward me; And thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest Sheol.
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.
Is Ephraim my dear son? is he a darling child? for as often as I speak against him, I do earnestly remember him still: therefore my heart yearneth for him; I will surely have mercy upon him, saith Jehovah.
As for thee also, because of the blood of thy covenant I have set free thy prisoners from the pit wherein is no water.
Then God is gracious unto him, and saith, Deliver him from going down to the pit, I have found a ransom.
None of them can by any means redeem his brother, Nor give to God a ransom for him;
even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.
being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus:
1 Timothy 2:6
who gave himself a ransom for all; the testimony to be borne in its own times;
1 Peter 1:18
knowing that ye were redeemed, not with corruptible things, with silver or gold, from your vain manner of life handed down from your fathers;