Psalm 107:26
New International Version
They mounted up to the heavens and went down to the depths; in their peril their courage melted away.

New Living Translation
Their ships were tossed to the heavens and plunged again to the depths; the sailors cringed in terror.

English Standard Version
They mounted up to heaven; they went down to the depths; their courage melted away in their evil plight;

Berean Study Bible
They mounted up to the heavens, they sunk to the depths; their courage melted in their anguish.

New American Standard Bible
They rose up to the heavens, they went down to the depths; Their soul melted away in their misery.

King James Bible
They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble.

Christian Standard Bible
Rising up to the sky, sinking down to the depths, their courage melting away in anguish,

Contemporary English Version
You were tossed to the sky and to the ocean depths, until things looked so bad that you lost your courage.

Good News Translation
The ships were lifted high in the air and plunged down into the depths. In such danger the sailors lost their courage;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Rising up to the sky, sinking down to the depths, their courage melting away in anguish,

International Standard Version
The people ascended skyward and descended to the depths, their courage melting away in their peril.

NET Bible
They reached up to the sky, then dropped into the depths. The sailors' strength left them because the danger was so great.

New Heart English Bible
They mount up to the sky; they go down again to the depths. Their soul melts away because of trouble.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
They went up to the sky and went down to the abyss and their soul staggered within them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The sailors aboard ship rose toward the sky. They plunged into the depths. Their courage melted in [the face of] disaster.

JPS Tanakh 1917
They mounted up to the heaven, they went down to the deeps; Their soul melted away because of trouble;

New American Standard 1977
They rose up to the heavens, they went down to the depths; Their soul melted away in their misery.

Jubilee Bible 2000
They mount up to the heavens; they go down again to the depths; their soul is melted because of trouble.

King James 2000 Bible
They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble.

American King James Version
They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble.

American Standard Version
They mount up to the heavens, they go down again to the depths: Their soul melteth away because of trouble.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
They go up to the heavens, and go down to the depths; their soul melts because of troubles.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They mount up to the heavens, and they go down to the depths: their soul pined away with evils.

Darby Bible Translation
They mount up to the heavens, they go down to the depths; their soul is melted because of trouble;

English Revised Version
They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul melteth away because of trouble.

Webster's Bible Translation
They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble.

World English Bible
They mount up to the sky; they go down again to the depths. Their soul melts away because of trouble.

Young's Literal Translation
They go up to the heavens, they go down to the depths, Their soul in evil is melted.
Study Bible
Give Thanks to the LORD, for He is Good
25For He spoke and raised a tempest that lifted the waves of the sea. 26They mounted up to the heavens, they sunk to the depths; their courage melted in their anguish. 27They reeled and staggered like drunkards, and all their skill was useless.…
Cross References
Genesis 11:4
"Come," they said, "let us build for ourselves a city with a tower that reaches to the heavens, that we may make a name for ourselves and not be scattered over the face of the whole earth."

Psalm 22:14
I am poured out like water, and all my bones are disjointed. My heart is like wax; it melts away within me.

Psalm 88:3
For my soul is full of troubles, and my life draws near to Sheol.

Psalm 119:28
My soul melts with sorrow; strengthen me according to Your word.

Treasury of Scripture

They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble.

their soul

Psalm 22:14
I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint: my heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels.

Psalm 119:28
My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according unto thy word.

2 Samuel 17:10
And he also that is valiant, whose heart is as the heart of a lion, shall utterly melt: for all Israel knoweth that thy father is a mighty man, and they which be with him are valiant men.







Lexicon
They mounted up
יַעֲל֣וּ (ya·‘ă·lū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5927: To ascend, in, actively

to the heavens,
שָׁ֭מַיִם (ma·yim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8064: Heaven, sky

they sunk
יֵרְד֣וּ (yê·rə·ḏū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3381: To come or go down, descend

to the depths;
תְהוֹמ֑וֹת (ṯə·hō·w·mō·wṯ)
Noun - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 8415: An abyss, the deep

their courage
נַ֝פְשָׁ֗ם (nap̄·šām)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

melted
תִתְמוֹגָֽג׃ (ṯiṯ·mō·w·ḡāḡ)
Verb - Hitpael - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4127: To melt

in their anguish.
בְּרָעָ֥ה (bə·rā·‘āh)
Preposition-b | Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7451: Bad, evil
(26) They mount up.--

"Tollimur in c?lum curvato gurgite, et idem

Subducta ad Manes imos desedimus unda."

VIRGIL: 'n. iii. 564.

Their soul is melted.--The recollection of seasickness is the best comment on this and the next verse.

Verse 26. - They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths. Tossed on the foaming billows, now carried up until they seem almost to touch the sky (see Genesis 11:4), anon sinking into the trough of the sea, and as it were swallowed up in its depths. Their soul is melted because of trouble; or, "their soul melteth away in the trouble" (Cheyne). 107:23-32 Let those who go to sea, consider and adore the Lord. Mariners have their business upon the tempestuous ocean, and there witness deliverances of which others cannot form an idea. How seasonable it is at such a time to pray! This may remind us of the terrors and distress of conscience many experience, and of those deep scenes of trouble which many pass through, in their Christian course. Yet, in answer to their cries, the Lord turns their storm into a calm, and causes their trials to end in gladness.
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