Job 33:18

“He keepeth back his soul from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hee keepeth backe his soule from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He keeps back his soul from the pit, And his life from passing over into Sheol.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He keepeth back his soul from the pit, And his life from perishing by the sword.
- American Standard Version (1901)

To keep back his soul from the underworld, and his life from destruction.
- Basic English Bible

He keepeth back his soul from the pit, and his life from passing away by the sword.
- Darby Bible

He keepeth back his soul from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.
- Webster's Bible

He keeps back his soul from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.
- World English Bible

He keepeth back his soul from corruption, And his life from passing away by a dart.
- Youngs Literal Bible

That He may keep back his soul from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 33:18


33:18 Keepeth - By his gracious admonitions whereby he leads him to repentance.


Discussion for Job 33:18

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