Parallel Verses

King James 2000

He has set me in dark places, like they that are long dead.

New American Standard Bible

In dark places He has made me dwell, Like those who have long been dead.

King James Version

He hath set me in dark places, as they that be dead of old.

Holman Bible

He has made me dwell in darkness
like those who have been dead for ages.

International Standard Version

He has forced me to live in darkness, like those who are long dead.

A Conservative Version

He has made me to dwell in dark places, as those who have long been dead.

American Standard Version

He hath made me to dwell in dark places, as those that have been long dead.

Amplified

He has caused me to dwell in dark places like those long dead.

Bible in Basic English

He has kept me in dark places, like those who have been long dead.

Darby Translation

He hath made me to dwell in dark places as those that have been long dead.

Julia Smith Translation

He caused me to dwell in darknesses as the dead of old.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In darkness he has let me dwell like [the] dead of long ago.

Modern King James verseion

He has made me live in dark places, like the dead of old.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He hath set me in darkness, as they that be dead forever.

NET Bible

He has made me reside in deepest darkness like those who died long ago.

New Heart English Bible

He has made me to dwell in dark places, like those that have been long dead.

The Emphasized Bible

In dark places, hath he made me sit, like the dead of age-past times.

Webster

He hath set me in dark places, as they that are dead of old.

World English Bible

He has made me to dwell in dark places, as those that have been long dead.

Youngs Literal Translation

In dark places He hath caused me to dwell, As the dead of old.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He hath set
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

me in dark places
מחשׁך 
Machshak 
Usage: 7

as they that be dead
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

Israel's Affliction

5 He has besieged me, and surrounded me with gall and travail. 6 He has set me in dark places, like they that are long dead. 7 He has hedged me in, that I cannot get out: he has made my chain heavy.


Cross References

Psalm 88:5-6

Adrift among the dead, like the slain that lie in the grave, whom you remember no more: and they are cut off from your hand.

Psalm 143:3

For the enemy has persecuted my soul; he has smitten my life down to the ground; he has made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.

Psalm 143:7

Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit fails: hide not your face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit.

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