Isaiah 38:17
Good News Translation
My bitterness will turn into peace. You save my life from all danger; You forgive all my sins.

Contemporary English Version
It was for my own good that I had such hard times. But your love protected me from doom in the deep pit, and you turned your eyes away from my sins.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold in peace is my bitterness most bitter: but thou hast delivered my soul that it should not perish, thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.

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Behold in peace is my bitterness most bitter: but thou hast delivered my soul that it should not perish, thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.

for peace I had great bitterness.

Job 3:25,26 For the fear which I feared, hath come upon me: and that which I was afraid of, hath befallen me. . . .

Job 29:18 And I said: I shall die in my nest, and as a palm tree shall multiply my days.

Psalm 30:6,7 And in my abundance I said: I shall never be moved. . . .

Psalm 30:3 Thou hast brought forth, O Lord, my soul from hell: thou hast saved me from them that go down into the pit.

Psalm 40:2 And he heard my prayers, and brought me out of the pit of misery and the mire of dregs. And he set my feet upon a rock, and directed my steps.

Psalm 86:13 For thy mercy is great towards me: and thou hast delivered my soul out of the lower hell.

Psalm 88:4-6 I am counted among them that go down to the pit: I am become as a man without help, . . .

Jonah 2:6 The waters compassed me about even to the soul: the deep hath closed me round about, the sea hath covered my head.

thou hast cast

Isaiah 43:25 I am, I am he that blot out thy iniquities for my own sake, and I will not remember thy sins.

Psalm 10:2 Whilst the wicked man is proud, the poor is set on fire: they are caught in the counsels which they devise.

Psalm 85:2 Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy people: thou hast covered all their sins.

Jeremiah 31:34 And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying: Know the Lord: for all shall know me from the least of them even to the greatest, saith the Lord: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.

Micah 7:18,19 Who is a God like to thee, who takest away iniquity, and passest by the sin of the remnant of thy inheritance? he will send his fury in no more, because he delighteth in mercy. . . .

Context
Hezekiah's Song of Thanksgiving
16O Lord, if man's life be such, and the life of my spirit be in such things as these, thou shalt correct me, and make me to live. 17Behold in peace is my bitterness most bitter: but thou hast delivered my soul that it should not perish, thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.18For hell shall not confess to thee, neither shall death praise thee: nor shall they that go down into the pit, look for thy truth.…
Cross References
Job 33:24
He shall have mercy on him, and shall say: Deliver him, that he may not go down to corruption: I have found wherein I may be merciful to him.

Psalm 30:3
Thou hast brought forth, O Lord, my soul from hell: thou hast saved me from them that go down into the pit.

Psalm 55:23
But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee, O Lord.

Psalm 86:13
For thy mercy is great towards me: and thou hast delivered my soul out of the lower hell.

Psalm 103:12
As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our iniquities from us.

Isaiah 38:15
What shall I say, or what shall he answer for me, whereas he himself hath done it? I will recount to thee all my years in the bitterness of my soul.

Isaiah 43:25
I am, I am he that blot out thy iniquities for my own sake, and I will not remember thy sins.

Jeremiah 31:34
And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying: Know the Lord: for all shall know me from the least of them even to the greatest, saith the Lord: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.

Jonah 2:6
The waters compassed me about even to the soul: the deep hath closed me round about, the sea hath covered my head.

Micah 7:19
He will turn again, and have mercy on us: he will put away our iniquities: and he will cast all our sins into the bottom of the sea.

Additional Translations
Surely, for my welfare I had such great anguish; but Your love has delivered me from the pit of oblivion, for You have cast all my sins behind Your back.Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but you have in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for you have cast all my sins behind your back.

Behold, it was for my peace that I had great bitterness: But thou hast in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption; For thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.

For thou hast chosen my soul, that it should not perish: and thou hast cast all my sins behind me.

Behold, instead of peace I had bitterness upon bitterness; but thou hast in love delivered my soul from the pit of destruction; for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.

Behold, it was for my peace that I had great bitterness: but thou hast in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption; for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.

Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but thou hast in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.

Behold, for peace I had great anguish, but you have in love for my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption; for you have cast all my sins behind your back.

Lo, to peace He changed for me bitterness, And Thou hast delighted in my soul without corruption, For Thou hast cast behind Thy back all my sins.
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