Psalms 30:9

“What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

What profit is there in my blood, when I goe downe to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy trueth?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"What profit is there in my blood, if I go down to the pit? Will the dust praise You? Will it declare Your faithfulness?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?
- American Standard Version (1901)

What profit is there in my blood if I go down into the underworld? will the dust give you praise, or be a witness to your help?
- Basic English Bible

What profit is there in my blood, in my going down to the pit? shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?
- Darby Bible

What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?
- Webster's Bible

What profit is there in my destruction, if I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise you? Shall it declare your truth?
- World English Bible

`What gain [is] in my blood? In my going down unto corruption? Doth dust thank Thee? doth it declare Thy truth?
- Youngs Literal Bible

(30:10) 'What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise Thee? shall it declare Thy truth?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 30:9


30:9 Profit - What wilt thou gain by it? The dust - Shall they that are dead celebrate thy goodness in the land of the living? Or, shall my dust praise thee?


Discussion for Psalms 30:9

  • Tabitha Bratcher for verse 9
    I can truly say that God is Awesome! He is so faithful and just; I believe in his word and I trust every word He says! Hallelujah!

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