Parallel Verses

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.

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 brought me up out of a horrible pit [of tumult and of destruction], out of the miry clay,
And He set my feet upon a rock, steadying my footsteps and establishing my path.

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:

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.

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

Hastings

Morish

Images Psalm 40:2

Prayers for Psalm 40:2

Context Readings

Thanksgiving And A Cry For Help

1 I waited patiently for Yahweh, And he inclined to me and heard my cry for help. 2 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. 3 Then he put a new song in my mouth, a praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and will trust Yahweh.


Cross References

Psalm 27:5

Because he will hide me in his shelter in [the] day of trouble. He will conceal me in the hiding place of his tent. He will set me high upon a rock.

Psalm 37:23

[The] steps of a man are established by Yahweh, and he takes pleasure in his way.

Psalm 69:2

I sink in [the] mud of the deep, and there is no foothold. I have come to watery depths, and [the] torrent floods over me.

Psalm 17:5

[I have] held my steps in your path My feet will not slip.

Psalm 18:16-17

He reached from on high; he seized me. He drew me from many waters.

Psalm 18:36

You enlarged my step under me, and my ankles did not slip.

Psalm 61:2

From the end of the earth I call to you when my heart grows faint. You will lead me to a rock [that is] higher than I.

Psalm 69:14-15

Deliver me from [the] mud and do not let me sink. Let me be delivered from [those who] hate me and from [the] watery depths.

Psalm 71:20

You who have caused me to see many troubles and evils, you will again revive me. And from the depths of the earth you will again bring me up.

Psalm 86:13

because your loyal love [is] great toward me, and you will have delivered my life from Sheol below.

Psalm 116:3

[The] ropes of death encircled me, and the distresses of Sheol found me. I found trouble and grief.

Psalm 119:133

Direct my steps in your word, and do not let any iniquity gain power over me.

Psalm 142:6-7

Attend to my cry, for I am brought very low. Deliver me from my pursuers, for they are stronger than I.

Psalm 143:3

For [the] enemy has pursued my soul; he has crushed my life to the ground. He has made me dwell in dark places like [those] long dead.

Isaiah 24:22

And they will be gathered [in] a gathering, [like] a prisoner {in} a pit. And they will be shut {in} a prison and be punished {after} many days.

Jeremiah 38:6-12

So they took Jeremiah and threw him into the pit [of] Malchiah, the son of the king, which [was] in the courtyard of the guard. And they let Jeremiah down by ropes. Now in the pit there was no water, {but only} mud, and Jeremiah sank in the mud.

Lamentations 3:53-55

{They have silenced me in a pit}, they have thrown a stone at me.

Jonah 2:5-6

[The] waters encompassed me up to [my] neck; [the] deep surrounded me; seaweed was wrapped around my head.

Zechariah 9:11

[As for] you also, because of the blood of your covenant, I will release your prisoners from {the waterless pit}.

Matthew 7:24-25

"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Matthew 13:50

and throw them into the fiery furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth!

Acts 2:24

God raised {him} up, having brought to an end the pains of death, because it was not possible [for] him to be held by it.

Acts 2:27-31

because you will not abandon my soul in Hades, nor will you permit your Holy One to experience decay.

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