Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

There were those who dwelt in darkness and in the shadow of death, Prisoners in misery and chains,

King James Version

Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and iron;

Holman Bible

Others sat in darkness and gloom- prisoners in cruel chains-

International Standard Version

Some sat in deepest darkness, shackled with cruel iron,

A Conservative Version

[even] those who sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and iron,

American Standard Version

Such as sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, Being bound in affliction and iron,

Amplified

Some sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and in irons,

Bible in Basic English

Those who were in the dark, in the black night, in chains of sorrow and iron;

Darby Translation

Such as inhabit darkness and the shadow of death, bound in affliction and iron,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Such as sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and in irons,

Julia Smith Translation

They sitting in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound with affliction and iron.

King James 2000

Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and in irons;

Lexham Expanded Bible

[Those who] sat in darkness and gloom, prisoners of misery and iron--

Modern King James verseion

Those who sit in the darkness and in the shadow of death, being chained in affliction and iron;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, being fast bound in misery and iron,

NET Bible

They sat in utter darkness, bound in painful iron chains,

New Heart English Bible

Some sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and iron,

New simplified Bible

Those who lived in the dark, in death's shadow were prisoners in misery. They were held in iron chains

The Emphasized Bible

The dwellers in darkness and death-shade, bound with oppression and iron;

Webster

Such as sit in darkness and in the shades of death, being bound in affliction and iron;

World English Bible

Some sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and iron,

Youngs Literal Translation

Inhabitants of dark places and death-shade, Prisoners of affliction and of iron,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Such as sit
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

and in the shadow of death
צלמות 
Tsalmaveth 
Usage: 18

אסיר 
'aciyr 
Usage: 14

עני 
`oniy 
Usage: 37

References

American

Easton

Watsons

Context Readings

Thanksgiving To Yahweh For His Of Deliverance

9 For He has satisfied the thirsty soul, And the hungry soul He has filled with what is good. 10 There were those who dwelt in darkness and in the shadow of death, Prisoners in misery and chains, 11 Because they had rebelled against the words of God And spurned the counsel of the Most High.


Cross References

Luke 1:79

TO SHINE UPON THOSE WHO SIT IN DARKNESS AND THE SHADOW OF DEATH, To guide our feet into the way of peace."

Exodus 2:23-24

Now it came about in the course of those many days that the king of Egypt died. And the sons of Israel sighed because of the bondage, and they cried out; and their cry for help because of their bondage rose up to God.

2 Chronicles 33:11

Therefore the LORD brought the commanders of the army of the king of Assyria against them, and they captured Manasseh with hooks, bound him with bronze chains and took him to Babylon.

Job 3:5

"Let darkness and black gloom claim it; Let a cloud settle on it; Let the blackness of the day terrify it.

Job 36:8-9

"And if they are bound in fetters, And are caught in the cords of affliction,

Psalm 105:18

They afflicted his feet with fetters, He himself was laid in irons;

Isaiah 9:2

The people who walk in darkness Will see a great light; Those who live in a dark land, The light will shine on them.

Isaiah 42:7

To open blind eyes, To bring out prisoners from the dungeon And those who dwell in darkness from the prison.

Lamentations 3:6-7

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

Micah 7:8

Do not rejoice over me, O my enemy Though I fall I will rise; Though I dwell in darkness, the LORD is a light for me.

Matthew 4:16

"THE PEOPLE WHO WERE SITTING IN DARKNESS SAW A GREAT LIGHT, AND THOSE WHO WERE SITTING IN THE LAND AND SHADOW OF DEATH, UPON THEM A LIGHT DAWNED."

Matthew 22:13

"Then the king said to the servants, 'Bind him hand and foot, and throw him into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.'

Romans 6:20-21

For when you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness.



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