New Living Translation
"What will you gain if I die, if I sink into the grave? Can my dust praise you? Can it tell of your faithfulness?
King James 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?
Darby Bible Translation
What profit is there in my blood, in my going down to the pit? shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?
World English 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?
Young's Literal Translation
What gain is in my blood? In my going down unto corruption? Doth dust thank Thee? doth it declare Thy truth?
Psalm 30:9 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
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?
LibraryThanksgiving for Deliverance from Trouble. --Ps. xxx.
Thanksgiving for Deliverance from Trouble.--Ps. xxx. Yea, I will extol Thee Lord of life and light, For Thine arm upheld me, Turn'd my foes to flight; I implored Thy succour, Thou wert swift to save, Heal my wounded spirit, Bring me from the grave. Sing, ye saints, sing praises! Call His love to mind, For a moment angry, But for ever kind; Grief may, like a stranger, Through the night sojourn, Yet shall joy, to-morrow, With the sun return. In my wealth I vaunted, "Nought shall move me hence; Thou …
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Other Incidents of the Passion Minutely Compared with Prophecy Pilate and Herod. Barabbas Preferred to Jesus. Details of the Crucifixion. The Earthquake and the Mid-Day Darkness.
Life in Christ
One Saying from Three Men
For the dead do not remember you. Who can praise you from the grave?
A psalm of David. I pray to you, O LORD, my rock. Do not turn a deaf ear to me. For if you are silent, I might as well give up and die.
I cried out to you, O LORD. I begged the Lord for mercy, saying,
Are your wonderful deeds of any use to the dead? Do the dead rise up and praise you? Interlude
For the dead cannot praise you; they cannot raise their voices in praise. Those who go down to the grave can no longer hope in your faithfulness.
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