Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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.

Horrible pit

Bible References

Horrible pit

Matthew 13:50
and shall cast them into the furnace of fire; there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth.

The miry

Psalm 69:2
I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing; I am come into the depths of waters, and the flood overfloweth me.
Jeremiah 38:6
Then they took Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchijah the son of Hammelech, which was in the court of the guard, and they let down Jeremiah with cords. And in the dungeon there was no water, but mire; and Jeremiah sank in the mire.
Lamentations 3:53
They have cut off my life in a pit, and cast a stone upon me.


Psalm 27:5
For in the day of evil he will hide me in his pavilion; in the secret of his tent will he keep me concealed: he will set me high upon a rock.
Psalm 61:2
From the end of the earth will I call unto thee, when my eart is overwhelmed: thou wilt lead me on to a rock which is too high for me.
Matthew 7:24
Whoever therefore hears these my words and does them, I will liken him to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;


Psalm 17:5
When thou holdest my goings in thy paths, my footsteps slip not.
Psalm 18:36
Thou didst enlarge my steps under me, and mine ankles have not wavered.
Psalm 37:23
The steps of a man are established by Jehovah, and he delighteth in his way:
Psalm 119:133
Establish my steps in thy word; and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.

General references

Lamentations 3:55
I called upon thy name, Jehovah, out of the lowest pit.
Jonah 2:5
The waters encompassed me, to the soul: The deep was round about me, The weeds were wrapped about my head.
Matthew 5:4
Blessed they that mourn, for they shall be comforted.