Job 33:28
Parallel Verses
New International Version
God has delivered me from going down to the pit, and I shall live to enjoy the light of life.'

New Living Translation
God rescued me from the grave, and now my life is filled with light.'

English Standard Version
He has redeemed my soul from going down into the pit, and my life shall look upon the light.’

New American Standard Bible
'He has redeemed my soul from going to the pit, And my life shall see the light.'

King James Bible
He will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He redeemed my soul from going down to the Pit, and I will continue to see the light."

International Standard Version
He has redeemed my soul from going down to the Pit; my life will see the light.'

NET Bible
He redeemed my life from going down to the place of corruption, and my life sees the light!'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The messenger has freed my soul from going into the pit, and my life will see the light.'

JPS Tanakh 1917
So He redeemeth his soul from going into the pit, And his life beholdeth the light.

New American Standard 1977
‘He has redeemed my soul from going to the pit,
            And my life shall see the light.’

Jubilee Bible 2000
God will ransom his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.

King James 2000 Bible
He will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.

American King James Version
He will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.

American Standard Version
He hath redeemed my soul from going into the pit, And my life shall behold the light.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He hath delivered his soul from going into destruction, that it may live and see the light.

Darby Bible Translation
He hath delivered my soul from going into the pit, and my life shall see the light.

English Revised Version
He hath redeemed my soul from going into the pit, and my life shall behold the light.

Webster's Bible Translation
He will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.

World English Bible
He has redeemed my soul from going into the pit. My life shall see the light.'

Young's Literal Translation
He hath ransomed my soul From going over into the pit, And my life on the light looketh.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
33:19-28 Job complained of his diseases, and judged by them that God was angry with him; his friends did so too: but Elihu shows that God often afflicts the body for good to the soul. This thought will be of great use for our getting good from sickness, in and by which God speaks to men. Pain is the fruit of sin; yet, by the grace of God, the pain of the body is often made a means of good to the soul. When afflictions have done their work, they shall be removed. A ransom or propitiation is found. Jesus Christ is the Messenger and the Ransom, so Elihu calls him, as Job had called him his Redeemer, for he is both the Purchaser and the Price, the Priest and the sacrifice. So high was the value of souls, that nothing less would redeem them; and so great the hurt done by sin, that nothing less would atone for it, than the blood of the Son of God, who gave his life a ransom for many. A blessed change follows. Recovery from sickness is a mercy indeed, when it proceeds from the remission of sin. All that truly repent of their sins, shall find mercy with God. The works of darkness are unfruitful works; all the gains of sin will come far short of the damage. We must, with a broken and contrite heart, confess our sins to God, 1Jo 1:9. We must confess the fact of sin; and not try to justify or excuse ourselves. We must confess the fault of sin; I have perverted that which was right. We must confess the folly of sin; So foolish have I been and ignorant. Is there not good reason why we should make such a confession?
Study Bible
Elihu Rebukes Job
27"He will sing to men and say, 'I have sinned and perverted what is right, And it is not proper for me. 28He has redeemed my soul from going to the pit, And my life shall see the light.' 29"Behold, God does all these oftentimes with men,…
Cross References
Job 22:28
"You will also decree a thing, and it will be established for you; And light will shine on your ways.

Job 33:22
"Then his soul draws near to the pit, And his life to those who bring death.

Job 33:24
Then let him be gracious to him, and say, 'Deliver him from going down to the pit, I have found a ransom';

Psalm 107:20
He sent His word and healed them, And delivered them from their destructions.

Jonah 2:6
"I descended to the roots of the mountains. The earth with its bars was around me forever, But You have brought up my life from the pit, O LORD my God.
Treasury of Scripture

He will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.

will deliver, etc. or, hath delivered my soul, etc. and my life

Job 33:18,24 He keeps back his soul from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword…

Job 17:16 They shall go down to the bars of the pit, when our rest together …

Psalm 55:23 But you, O God, shall bring them down into the pit of destruction: …

Psalm 69:15 Let not the flood overflow me, neither let the deep swallow me up, …

Isaiah 38:17,18 Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but you have in love to …

Revelation 20:1-3 And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless …

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Job 33:20,22 So that his life abhors bread, and his soul dainty meat…

Job 3:9,16,20 Let the stars of the twilight thereof be dark; let it look for light, …

Psalm 49:19 He shall go to the generation of his fathers; they shall never see light.

Isaiah 9:2 The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they …

John 11:9 Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If any man …

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