Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Some sat in deepest darkness, shackled with cruel iron,

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

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 dwelt in darkness and in the deep (deathly) darkness,
Prisoners [bound] in misery and chains,

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,

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,

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 He has satisfied the one who thirsts, filling the hungry with what is good. 10 Some sat in deepest darkness, shackled with cruel iron, 11 because they had rebelled against the command of God, despising the advice of the Most High.


Cross References

Luke 1:79

to shine on those who sit in darkness and in death's shadow, and to guide our feet into the way of peace."

Exodus 2:23-24

The king of Egypt eventually died, and the Israelis groaned because of the bondage. They cried out, and their cry for deliverance from slavery ascended to God.

2 Chronicles 33:11

so the LORD brought in the army commanders who worked for the king of Assyria, who captured Manasseh with hooks, bound him in bronze chains, and took him off to Babylon.

Job 3:5

Let darkness and deep gloom reclaim it; let clouds settle down on it; let blackness in mid-day terrify it.

Job 36:8-9

"If they're bound in chains, caught in ropes of affliction,

Psalm 105:18

They bound his feet with fetters and placed an iron collar on his neck,

Isaiah 9:2

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; for those living in a land of deep darkness, a light has shined upon them.

Isaiah 42:7

to open blind eyes and to bring out those who are bound from their cells, and those sitting in darkness from prison.

Lamentations 3:6-7

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

Micah 7:8

Don't be glad on my account, my enemy. When I fall, I'll get up. Though I sit in darkness, the LORD is a light for me.

Matthew 4:16

The people living in darkness have seen a great light, and for those living in the land and shadow of death, a light has risen."

Matthew 22:13

Then the king told his servants, "Tie his hands and feet, and throw him into the darkness outside!' 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" as far as righteousness was concerned.

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