Psalm 40:2
Modern Translations
New International Version
He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand.

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.

English Standard Version
He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure.

Berean Study Bible
He lifted me up from the pit of despair, out of the miry clay; He set my feet upon a rock, and made my footsteps firm.

New American Standard Bible
He brought me up out of the pit of destruction, out of the mud; And He set my feet on a rock, making my footsteps firm.

NASB 1995
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.

NASB 1977
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.

Amplified Bible
He brought me up out of a horrible pit [of tumult and of destruction], out of the miry clay, And He set my feet upon a rock, steadying my footsteps and establishing my path.

Christian Standard Bible
He brought me up from a desolate pit, out of the muddy clay, and set my feet on a rock, making my steps secure.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He brought me up from a desolate pit, out of the muddy clay, and set my feet on a rock, making my steps secure.

Contemporary English Version
and pulled me from a lonely pit full of mud and mire. You let me stand on a rock with my feet firm,

Good News Translation
He pulled me out of a dangerous pit, out of the deadly quicksand. He set me safely on a rock and made me secure.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He pulled me out of a horrible pit, out of the mud and clay. He set my feet on a rock and made my steps secure.

International Standard Version
He plucked me out of a pit of confusion, even out of the quicksand; he placed my feet on a rock and established my steps.

NET Bible
He lifted me out of the watery pit, out of the slimy mud. He placed my feet on a rock and gave me secure footing.
Classic Translations
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.

New King James Version
He also brought me up out of a horrible pit, Out of the miry clay, And set my feet upon a rock, And established my steps.

King James 2000 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 steps.

New Heart English Bible
He also brought me up out of a pit of tumult, out of the miry clay; and he set my feet on a rock, making my steps secure.

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.

American King James Version
He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet on a rock, and established my goings.

American Standard Version
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.

A Faithful Version
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 steps.

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:

English Revised Version
He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay; and he set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Hee brought mee also out of the horrible pit, out of the myrie clay, and set my feete vpon the rocke, and ordered my goings.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
He brought me also out of an horrible pyt, out of the dirtie mire: and set my feete vpon a rocke, and directed my goynges.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
He brought me out of the horrible pitte, out of the myre and claye: he set my fete vpo the rocke, and ordred my goinges.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And He causes me to come up "" From a pit of desolation—from mire of mud, "" And He raises up my feet on a rock, "" He is establishing my steps.

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.

Smith's Literal Translation
And he will bring me up from the pit of destruction, from the clay of mire, and he will set my feet upon a rock, preparing my goings.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And he heard my prayers and he led me out of the pit of misery and the quagmire. And he stationed my feet upon a rock, and he directed my steps.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And he brought me up from the pit of misery and from the mire of destruction; he set my feet upon a rock and he has made my ways ready.

Lamsa Bible
He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the mire of destruction, and set my feet upon a rock and established my goings.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
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.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he brought me up out of a pit of misery, and from miry clay: and he set my feet on a rock, and ordered my goings aright.








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