Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

and he said: I cried by reason of my distress unto Jehovah, and he answered me; Out of the belly of Sheol cried I: thou heardest my voice.

New American Standard Bible

and he said, "I called out of my distress to the LORD, And He answered me I cried for help from the depth of Sheol; You heard my voice.

King James Version

And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, and thou heardest my voice.

Holman Bible

I called to the Lord in my distress,
and He answered me.
I cried out for help in the belly of Sheol;
You heard my voice.

International Standard Version

He said: "I called out to the LORD from the midst of affliction directed at me, and he answered me. From the depths of death I cried out for help; and you heard my cry.

A Conservative Version

And he said, I called because of my affliction to LORD, and he answered me. Out of the belly of Sheol I cried, [and] thou heard my voice.

American Standard Version

And he said, I called by reason of mine affliction unto Jehovah, And he answered me; Out of the belly of Sheol cried I, And thou heardest my voice.

Amplified

And said, I cried out of my distress to the Lord, and He heard me; out of the belly of Sheol cried I, and You heard my voice.

Bible in Basic English

In my trouble I was crying to the Lord, and he gave me an answer; out of the deepest underworld I sent up a cry, and you gave ear to my voice.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and said, I cried by reason of my tribulation unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of Sheol I cried, and thou didst hear my voice.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, I called out of straits to me to Jehovah, and he will answer me; from the belly of hades I cried for help, thou heardest my voice.

King James 2000

And said, I cried by reason of my affliction unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of sheol cried I, and you heard my voice.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and said, "I called {from my distress} to Yahweh, and he answered me; from the belly of Sheol I cried for help-- you heard my voice.

Modern King James verseion

and he said, I cried to Jehovah from my distress. And He answered me. Out of the belly of Sheol I cried for help, and You heard my voice.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "In my tribulation I called unto the LORD, and he answered me: out of the belly of hell I cried, and thou heardest my voice.

NET Bible

and said, "I called out to the Lord from my distress, and he answered me; from the belly of Sheol I cried out for help, and you heard my prayer.

New Heart English Bible

He said, "I called because of my affliction to the LORD. He answered me. Out of the belly of Sheol I cried. You heard my voice.

The Emphasized Bible

and said - I cried - out of my distress - unto Yahweh, and he answered me, - Out of the belly of hades, called I, Thou didst hear my voice.

Webster

And said, I cried by reason of my affliction to the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, and thou heardst my voice.

World English Bible

He said, "I called because of my affliction to Yahweh. He answered me. Out of the belly of Sheol I cried. You heard my voice.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith: I called, because of my distress, to Jehovah, And He doth answer me, From the belly of sheol I have cried, Thou hast heard my voice.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I cried
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

and he heard
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

me out of the belly
בּטן 
Beten 
Usage: 72

of hell
שׁאל שׁאול 
Sh@'owl 
Usage: 65

שׁוע 
Shava` 
Usage: 21

I, and thou heardest
שׁמע 
Shama` 
Usage: 1158

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Context Readings

Jonah Is Swallowed By A Fish And Prays To Yahweh

1 And Jonah prayed unto Jehovah his God out of the fish's belly; 2 and he said: I cried by reason of my distress unto Jehovah, and he answered me; Out of the belly of Sheol cried I: thou heardest my voice. 3 For thou didst cast me into the depth, into the heart of the seas, And the flood was round about me: All thy breakers and thy billows are gone over me.



Cross References

Psalm 120:1

{A Song of degrees.} In my trouble I called unto Jehovah, and he answered me.

Psalm 34:6

This afflicted one called, and Jehovah heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.

Psalm 65:2

O thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come.

Psalm 18:4-6

The bands of death encompassed me, and torrents of Belial made me afraid.

Psalm 22:24

For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him: but when he cried unto him, he heard.

Psalm 86:13

For great is thy loving-kindness toward me, and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest Sheol.

Psalm 88:1-7

{A Song, a Psalm for the sons of Korah. To the chief Musician. Upon Mahalath Leannoth. An instruction. Of Heman the Ezrahite.} Jehovah, God of my salvation, I have cried by day and in the night before thee.

Matthew 12:40

For even as Jonas was in the belly of the great fish three days and three nights, thus shall the Son of man be in the heart of the earth three days and three nights.

Genesis 32:7-12

Then Jacob was greatly afraid, and was distressed; and he divided the people that were with him, and the sheep and the cattle and the camels, into two troops.

Genesis 32:24-28

And Jacob remained alone; and a man wrestled with him until the rising of the dawn.

1 Samuel 1:16

Take not thy handmaid for a daughter of Belial: for out of the abundance of my grief and provocation have I spoken hitherto.

1 Samuel 30:6

And David was greatly distressed; for the people spoke of stoning him; for the soul of all the people was embittered, every man because of his sons and because of his daughters; but David strengthened himself in Jehovah his God.

Psalm 4:1

{To the chief Musician. On stringed instruments. A Psalm of David.} When I call, answer me, O God of my righteousness: in pressure thou hast enlarged me; be gracious unto me, and hear my prayer.

Psalm 16:10

For thou wilt not leave my soul to Sheol, neither wilt thou allow thy Holy One to see corruption.

Psalm 61:2

From the end of the earth will I call unto thee, when my eart is overwhelmed: thou wilt lead me on to a rock which is too high for me.

Psalm 116:3

The bands of death encompassed me, and the anguish of Sheol took hold of me; I found trouble and sorrow:

Psalm 142:1-3

{An instruction of David; when he was in the cave: a prayer.} I cry unto Jehovah with my voice: with my voice unto Jehovah do I make supplication.

Isaiah 14:9

Sheol from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming, stirring up the dead for thee, all the he-goats of the earth; making to rise from their thrones all the kings of the nations.

Luke 22:44

And being in conflict he prayed more intently. And his sweat became as great drops of blood, falling down upon the earth.

Acts 2:27

for thou wilt not leave my soul in hades, nor wilt thou give thy gracious one to see corruption.

Hebrews 5:7

Who in the days of his flesh, having offered up both supplications and entreaties to him who was able to save him out of death, with strong crying and tears; (and having been heard because of his piety;)

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