Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He brought me up out of the pit of destruction, out of the miry clay, And He set my feet upon a rock making my footsteps firm.

King James Version

He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.

Holman Bible

He brought me up from a desolate pit, out of the muddy clay, and set my feet on a rock, making my steps secure.

International Standard Version

He plucked me out of a pit of confusion, even out of the quicksand; he placed my feet on a rock and established my steps.

A Conservative Version

He also brought me up out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and he set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.

American Standard Version

He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay; And he set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.

Amplified

He drew me up out of a horrible pit [a pit of tumult and of destruction], out of the miry clay (froth and slime), and set my feet upon a rock, steadying my steps and establishing my goings.

Bible in Basic English

He took me up out of a deep waste place, out of the soft and sticky earth; he put my feet on a rock, and made my steps certain.

Darby Translation

And he brought me up out of the pit of destruction, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock; he hath established my goings:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He brought me up also out of the pit of hopelessness, out of the miry clay and set my feet upon a rock and straightened my steps.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will bring me up from the pit of destruction, from the clay of mire, and he will set my feet upon a rock, preparing my goings.

King James 2000

He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my steps.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [so] he brought me up from [the] roaring pit, from the miry clay. And he put my feet upon a rock; he made my steps steady.

Modern King James verseion

He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet on a rock, and gave sureness to my steps.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He brought me out of the horrible pit, out of the mire and clay; he set my feet upon the rock, and ordered my goings.

NET Bible

He lifted me out of the watery pit, out of the slimy mud. He placed my feet on a rock and gave me secure footing.

New Heart English Bible

He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay. He set my feet on a rock, and gave me a firm place to stand.

The Emphasized Bible

So he brought me up, Out of the destroying pit, Out of the swampy mire, - And set, upon a cliff, my feet, Making firm my steps:

Webster

He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.

World English Bible

He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay. He set my feet on a rock, and gave me a firm place to stand.

Youngs Literal Translation

And He doth cause me to come up From a pit of desolation -- from mire of mud, And He raiseth up on a rock my feet, He is establishing my steps.

References

Images Psalm 40:2

Context Readings

Thanksgiving And A Cry For Help

1 I waited patiently for the LORD; And He inclined to me and heard my cry. 2 He brought me up out of the pit of destruction, out of the miry clay, And He set my feet upon a rock making my footsteps firm. 3 He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God; Many will see and fear And will trust in the LORD.


Cross References

Psalm 27:5

For in the day of trouble He will conceal me in His tabernacle; In the secret place of His tent He will hide me; He will lift me up on a rock.

Psalm 37:23

The steps of a man are established by the LORD, And He delights in his way.

Psalm 69:2

I have sunk in deep mire, and there is no foothold; I have come into deep waters, and a flood overflows me.

Psalm 17:5

My steps have held fast to Your paths My feet have not slipped.

Psalm 18:16-17

He sent from on high, He took me; He drew me out of many waters.

Psalm 18:36

You enlarge my steps under me, And my feet have not slipped.

Psalm 61:2

From the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.

Psalm 69:14-15

Deliver me from the mire and do not let me sink; May I be delivered from my foes and from the deep waters.

Psalm 71:20

You who have shown me many troubles and distresses Will revive me again, And will bring me up again from the depths of the earth.

Psalm 86:13

For Your lovingkindness toward me is great, And You have delivered my soul from the depths of Sheol.

Psalm 116:3

The cords of death encompassed me And the terrors of Sheol came upon me; I found distress and sorrow.

Psalm 119:133

Establish my footsteps in Your word, And do not let any iniquity have dominion over me.

Psalm 142:6-7

"Give heed to my cry, For I am brought very low; Deliver me from my persecutors, For they are too strong for me.

Psalm 143:3

For the enemy has persecuted my soul; He has crushed my life to the ground; He has made me dwell in dark places, like those who have long been dead.

Isaiah 24:22

They will be gathered together Like prisoners in the dungeon, And will be confined in prison; And after many days they will be punished.

Jeremiah 38:6-12

Then they took Jeremiah and cast him into the cistern of Malchijah the king's son, which was in the court of the guardhouse; and they let Jeremiah down with ropes Now in the cistern there was no water but only mud, and Jeremiah sank into the mud.

Lamentations 3:53-55

They have silenced me in the pit And have placed a stone on me.

Jonah 2:5-6

"Water encompassed me to the point of death The great deep engulfed me, Weeds were wrapped around my head.

Zechariah 9:11

As for you also, because of the blood of My covenant with you, I have set your prisoners free from the waterless pit.

Matthew 7:24-25

"Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Matthew 13:50

and will throw them into the furnace of fire; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Acts 2:24

"But God raised Him up again, putting an end to the agony of death, since it was impossible for Him to be held in its power.

Acts 2:27-31

BECAUSE YOU WILL NOT ABANDON MY SOUL TO HADES, NOR ALLOW YOUR HOLY ONE TO UNDERGO DECAY.



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