New Living Translation
He lifted me out of the pit of despair, out of the mud and the mire. He set my feet on solid ground and steadied me as I walked along.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
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:
World English 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.
Young's Literal Translation
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.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
40:2 Pit - Desperate dangers and calamities. Rock - A place of strength and safety. Established - Kept me from falling into mischief.
LibrarySome General Uses from this Useful Truth, that Christ is the Truth.
Having thus cleared up this truth, we should come to speak of the way of believers making use of him as the truth, in several cases wherein they will stand in need of him as the truth. But ere we come to the particulars, we shall first propose some general uses of this useful point. First. This point of truth serveth to discover unto us, the woful condition of such as are strangers to Christ the truth; and oh, if it were believed! For, 1. They are not yet delivered from that dreadful plague of …
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life
"He Hath Put a New Song in My Mouth, Even Thanksgiving unto Our God. " -- Psalm 40:3.
A New Song
Life of St. Vincent de Paul
End the evil of those who are wicked, and defend the righteous. For you look deep within the mind and heart, O righteous God.
In your strength I can crush an army; with my God I can scale any wall.
Now I stand on solid ground, and I will publicly praise the LORD.
For he will conceal me there when troubles come; he will hide me in his sanctuary. He will place me out of reach on a high rock.
The LORD directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives.
Deeper and deeper I sink into the mire; I can't find a foothold. I am in deep water, and the floods overwhelm me.
Rescue me from the mud; don't let me sink any deeper! Save me from those who hate me, and pull me from these deep waters.
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