Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars was about me for ever: yet hast thou brought up my life from corruption, O LORD my God.
For fire shall be kindled in my anger and shall burn unto the lowest part of Sheol and shall consume the earth with her fruit and burn up the foundations of the mountains.
Thou art he who doth establish the mountains by thy strength, being girded with valour:
Thou didst cover it with the deep as with a garment; the waters stood above the mountains.
Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand and prepared the heavens with his palm and with three fingers measured the dust of the earth and weighed the mountains in a balance and the hills with weights?
He stood and measured the earth; he beheld and drove out the Gentiles; and the ancient mountains crumbled, the ancient hills; the ways of the world bowed unto him.
Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Cause me to know, if thou hast understanding.
Before the mountains were founded, before the hills was I begotten.
For thou wilt not leave my soul in Sheol; neither wilt thou suffer thy Merciful One to see corruption.
Behold, for peace I had great bitterness; but it has pleased thee to deliver my life from the pit of corruption, for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.
which God has fulfilled unto us their children, in that he has raised up Jesus again; as it is also written in the second psalm, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee.
to tell him that God had mercy on him, that he delivered him from going down to the pit; that he found a ransom;
O LORD, thou hast brought up my soul from Sheol; thou gavest me life from my descent into the grave.
But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of the grave; bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days, but I will trust in thee.
Hear me speedily, O LORD; my spirit fails; hide not thy face from me lest I be like those that go down into the grave.