Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

What profit is there in my blood, in my going down to the pit? shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?

New American Standard Bible

"What profit is there in my blood, if I go down to the pit? Will the dust praise You? Will it declare Your faithfulness?

King James Version

What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?

Holman Bible

“What gain is there in my death,
if I go down to the Pit?
Will the dust praise You?
Will it proclaim Your truth?

International Standard Version

"What profit is there in my death if I go down to the Pit? Can dust worship you? Can it proclaim your faithfulness?"

A Conservative Version

What profit is there in my blood when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? Shall it declare thy truth?

American Standard Version

What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?

Amplified

What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit (the grave)? Will the dust praise You? Will it declare Your truth and faithfulness to men?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

What profit is there in my blood when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? Shall it declare thy truth?

Julia Smith Translation

What the profit in my blood in my going down to the pit? shall the dust praise thee? shall it announce thy truth?

King James 2000

What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise you? shall it declare your truth?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"What gain [is there] in my {death}, in my going down into [the] pit? Will [the] dust praise you? Will it tell of your faithfulness?

Modern King James verseion

What profit is in my blood, in going down to the pit? Shall the dust praise You? Shall it tell of Your truth?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

What profit is there in my blood, when I go down into the pit? Shall the dust give thanks unto thee? Or shall it declare thy truth?

NET Bible

"What profit is there in taking my life, in my descending into the Pit? Can the dust of the grave praise you? Can it declare your loyalty?

New Heart English Bible

"What profit is there in my destruction, if I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise you? Shall it declare your truth?

The Emphasized Bible

What profit in my blood? in my going down into the pit? Can dust praise thee? Can it declare thy faithfulness?

Webster

What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?

World English Bible

"What profit is there in my destruction, if I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise you? Shall it declare your truth?

Youngs Literal Translation

What gain is in my blood? In my going down unto corruption? Doth dust thank Thee? doth it declare Thy truth?

References

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Verse Info

Context Readings

Joy In The Morning

8 I called to thee, Jehovah, and unto the Lord did I make supplication: 9 What profit is there in my blood, in my going down to the pit? shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth? 10 Hear, O Jehovah, and be gracious unto me; Jehovah, be my helper.


Cross References

Psalm 6:5

For in death there is no remembrance of thee; in Sheol who shall give thanks unto thee?

Psalm 88:10-12

Wilt thou do wonders to the dead? shall the shades arise and praise thee? Selah.

Psalm 115:17-18

The dead praise not Jah, neither any that go down into silence;

Psalm 118:17

I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of Jah.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever thy hand findeth to do, do with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, whither thou goest.

Isaiah 38:18

For not Sheol shall praise thee, nor death celebrate thee; they that go down into the pit do not hope for thy truth.

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