Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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. He turned to me, and heard my cry. 2 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. 3 He has put a new song in my mouth, even praise to our God. Many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in Yahweh.


Cross References

Psalm 27:5

For in the day of trouble he will keep me secretly in his pavilion. In the covert of his tabernacle he will hide me. He will lift me up on a rock.

Psalm 37:23

A man's goings are established by Yahweh. He delights in his way.

Psalm 69:2

I sink in deep mire, where there is no foothold. I have come into deep waters, where the floods overflow 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 have enlarged my steps under me, My feet have not slipped.

Psalm 61:2

From the end of the earth, I will call to you, when my heart is overwhelmed. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.

Psalm 69:14-15

Deliver me out of the mire, and don't let me sink. Let me be delivered from those who hate me, and out of the deep waters.

Psalm 71:20

You, who have shown us many and bitter troubles, you will let me live. You will bring us up again from the depths of the earth.

Psalm 86:13

For your loving kindness is great toward me. You have delivered my soul from the lowest Sheol.

Psalm 116:3

The cords of death surrounded me, the pains of Sheol got a hold of me. I found trouble and sorrow.

Psalm 119:133

Establish my footsteps in your word. Don't let any iniquity have dominion over me.

Psalm 142:6-7

Listen to my cry, for I am in desperate need. deliver me from my persecutors, For they are stronger than me.

Psalm 143:3

For the enemy pursues my soul. He has struck my life down to the ground. He has made me live in dark places, as those who have been long dead.

Isaiah 24:22

They shall be gathered together, as prisoners are gathered in the pit, and shall be shut up in the prison; and after many days shall they be visited.

Jeremiah 38:6-12

Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchijah the king's son, that was in the court of the guard: and they let down Jeremiah with cords. In the dungeon there was no water, but mire; and Jeremiah sank in the mire.

Lamentations 3:53-55

They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and have cast a stone on me.

Jonah 2:5-6

The waters surrounded me, even to the soul. The deep was around me. The weeds were wrapped around my head.

Zechariah 9:11

As for you also, because of the blood of your covenant, I have set free your prisoners from the pit in which is no water.

Matthew 7:24-25

"Everyone therefore who hears these words of mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man, who built his house on a rock.

Matthew 13:50

and will cast them into the furnace of fire. There will be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth."

Acts 2:24

whom God raised up, having freed him from the agony of death, because it was not possible that he should be held by it.

Acts 2:27-31

because you will not leave my soul in Hades, neither will you allow your Holy One to see decay.

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