Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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 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;

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 For he satisfieth the greedy soul, and filleth the hungry soul with good. 10 Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, being fast bound in misery and iron, 11 because they were not obedient to the commandments of God, but lightly regarded the counsel of the most highest - he also brought down their hearts through heaviness.


Cross References

Luke 1:79

To give light to them that sat in darkness, and in shadow of death, and to guide our feet into the way of peace."

Exodus 2:23-24

And it chanced, in process of time, that the king of Egypt died; and the children of Israel sighed by the reason of labour, and cried.

2 Chronicles 33:11

Wherefore the LORD brought upon them the Captains of the host of the king of Assyria, which took Manasseh in a hold and bound him with chains and carried him to Babylon.

Job 3:5

but let it be stained with darkness, and the shadow of death. Let the dim cloud fall upon it, and let it be lapped in with sorrow.

Job 36:8-9

But if they be laid in prison and chains, or bound with the bonds of poverty:

Psalm 105:18

whose feet they hurt in the stocks. The iron pierced his heart,

Isaiah 9:2

The people that have dwelt in darkness, shall see a great light. As for them that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them shall the light shine.

Isaiah 42:7

That thou mayest open the eyes of the blind; let out the prisoners, and them that sit in darkness, out of the dungeon house.

Lamentations 3:6-7

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

Micah 7:8

O thou enemy of mine, rejoice not at my fall, for I shall get up again: and though I sit in darkness, yet the LORD is my light.

Matthew 4:16

the people which sat in darkness saw great light and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light has begun to shine."

Matthew 22:13

Then said the King to his ministers, 'Take and bind him hand and foot, and cast him into utter darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.'

Romans 6:20-21

For when ye were servants of sin, ye were not under righteousness.

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