Parallel Verses

Amplified


For You will not abandon me to Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead),
Nor will You allow Your Holy One to undergo decay.

New American Standard Bible

For You will not abandon my soul to Sheol;
Nor will You allow Your Holy One to undergo decay.

King James Version

For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.

Holman Bible

For You will not abandon me to Sheol;
You will not allow Your Faithful One to see decay.

International Standard Version

For you will not leave my soul in Sheol, you will not allow your holy one to experience corruption.

A Conservative Version

For thou will not leave my soul to Sheol, nor will thou allow thy holy man to see corruption.

American Standard Version

For thou wilt not leave my soul to Sheol; Neither wilt thou suffer thy holy one to see corruption.

Bible in Basic English

For you will not let my soul be prisoned in the underworld; you will not let your loved one see the place of death.

Darby Translation

For thou wilt not leave my soul to Sheol, neither wilt thou allow thy Holy One to see corruption.

Julia Smith Translation

For thou wilt not leave my soul to hades; thou wilt not give thy merciful ones to see corruption.

King James 2000

For you will not leave my soul in sheol; neither will you allow your Holy One to see corruption.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for you will not abandon my soul to Sheol; you will not give your faithful one to see [the] grave.

Modern King James verseion

For You will not leave My soul in hell; You will not allow Your Holy One to see corruption.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For why? Thou shalt not leave my soul in hell, neither shalt thou suffer thy holy one to see corruption.

NET Bible

You will not abandon me to Sheol; you will not allow your faithful follower to see the Pit.

New Heart English Bible

For you will not leave my soul in Sheol, neither will you allow your holy one to see corruption.

The Emphasized Bible

For thou wilt not abandon my soul to hades, neither wilt thou suffer thy man of lovingkindness, to see corruption:

Webster

For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thy Holy One to see corruption.

World English Bible

For you will not leave my soul in Sheol, neither will you allow your holy one to see corruption.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Thou dost not leave my soul to Sheol, Nor givest thy saintly one to see corruption.

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 16:10

Images Psalm 16:10

Prayers for Psalm 16:10

Context Readings

Confidence In The Lord

9
Therefore my heart is glad and my glory [my innermost self] rejoices;
My body too will dwell [confidently] in safety,
10 
For You will not abandon me to Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead),
Nor will You allow Your Holy One to undergo decay.
11
You will show me the path of life;
In Your presence is fullness of joy;
In Your right hand there are pleasures forevermore.


Cross References

Psalm 49:15


But God will redeem my life from the power of Sheol,
For He will receive me. Selah.

Daniel 9:24

“Seventy weeks [of years, or 490 years] have been decreed for your people and for your holy city (Jerusalem), to finish the transgression, to make an end of sins, to make atonement (reconciliation) for wickedness, to bring in everlasting righteousness (right-standing with God), to seal up vision and prophecy and prophet, and to anoint the Most Holy Place.

Luke 1:35

Then the angel replied to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you [like a cloud]; for that reason the holy (pure, sinless) Child shall be called the Son of God.

Revelation 1:18

and the Ever-living One [living in and beyond all time and space]. I died, but see, I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of [absolute control and victory over] death and of Hades (the realm of the dead).

Revelation 20:13

And the sea gave up the dead who were in it, and death and Hades (the realm of the dead) surrendered the dead who were in them; and they were judged and sentenced, every one according to their deeds.

Leviticus 19:28

You shall not make any cuts on your body [in mourning] for the dead, nor make any tattoo marks on yourselves; I am the Lord.

Numbers 6:6

‘All the time that he separates himself to the Lord he shall not go near a dead body.

Deuteronomy 32:22


‘For a fire is kindled by My anger,
And it burns to the depths of Sheol (the place of the dead, the nether world),
It devours the earth with its yield,
And sets on fire the foundations of the mountains.

Job 11:8


“His wisdom is as high as the heights of heaven. What can you do?
It is deeper than Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead). What can you know?

Psalm 9:17


The wicked will turn to Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead),
Even all the nations who forget God.

Psalm 139:8


If I ascend to heaven, You are there;
If I make my bed in Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead), behold, You are there.

Proverbs 15:11


Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead) and Abaddon (the abyss, the place of eternal punishment) lie open before the Lord
How much more the hearts and inner motives of the children of men.

Proverbs 27:20


Sheol (the place of the dead) and Abaddon (the underworld) are never satisfied;
Nor are the eyes of man ever satisfied.

Isaiah 5:14


Therefore Sheol (the realm of the dead) has increased its appetite and opened its mouth beyond measure;
And Jerusalem’s splendor, her multitude, her [boisterous] uproar and her [drunken] revelers descend into it.

Isaiah 14:9


Sheol below is excited about you to meet you when you come [you tyrant of Babylon];
It stirs up the spirits of the dead [to greet you], all the leaders of the earth;
It raises all the kings of the nations from their thrones [in astonishment at your fall].

Amos 9:2


“Though they dig into Sheol [to hide in the deepest pit],
From there My hand will take them [for judgment];
And though they climb up to heaven [to hide in the realm of light],
From there will I bring them down [for judgment].

Luke 4:34

“Let us alone! What business do we have [in common] with each other, Jesus of Nazareth? Have You come to destroy us? I know who You are—the Holy One of God!”

Luke 16:23

In Hades (the realm of the dead), being in torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus in his bosom (paradise).

Acts 2:27-31


For You will not forsake me and abandon my soul to Hades (the realm of the dead),
Nor let Your Holy One undergo decay [after death].

Acts 3:14-15

But you disowned and denied the Holy and Righteous One and asked for [the pardon of] a murderer to be granted to you.

Acts 13:35-38

For this reason He also says in another Psalm, ‘You will not allow Your Holy One to see decay.’

1 Corinthians 15:42

So it is with the resurrection of the dead. The [human] body that is sown is perishable and mortal, it is raised imperishable and immortal.

1 Corinthians 15:50-55

Now I say this, believers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit nor be part of the kingdom of God; nor does the perishable (mortal) inherit the imperishable (immortal).

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