Psalms 40:2

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He brought me vp also out of an horrible pit, out of the mirie clay, and set my feete vpon a rock, and established my goings.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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.
- Basic English Bible

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:
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's 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.
- World English Bible

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.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(40:3) He brought me up also out of the tumultuous pit, out of the miry clay; and He set my feet upon a rock, He established my goings.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 40:2


40:2 Pit - Desperate dangers and calamities. Rock - A place of strength and safety. Established - Kept me from falling into mischief.


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