Jonah 2:6
To the roots of the mountains I descended; the earth beneath me barred me in forever! But You raised my life from the pit, O LORD my God!
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Deuteronomy 32:22
For a fire has been kindled by My anger, and it burns to the depths of Sheol; it consumes the earth and its produce, and scorches the foundations of the mountains.

Psalm 65:6
You formed the mountains by Your power, having girded Yourself with might.

Psalm 104:6, 8
You covered it with the deep like a garment; the waters stood above the mountains. . . .

Isaiah 40:12
Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, or marked off the heavens with the span of his hand? Who has held the dust of the earth in a basket, or weighed the mountains on a scale and the hills with a balance?

Habakkuk 3:6, 10
He stood and measured the earth; He looked and startled the nations; the ancient mountains were scattered; the perpetual hills bowed. His ways are everlasting. . . .

the earth.

Job 38:4-11
Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding. . . .

Proverbs 8:25-29
Before the mountains were settled, before the hills, I was brought forth, . . .


Psalm 16:10
For You will not abandon my soul to Sheol, nor will You let your Holy One see decay.

Isaiah 38:17
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.

Acts 13:33-37
He has fulfilled for us, their children, by raising up Jesus. As it is written in the second Psalm: 'You are My Son; today I have become Your Father.' . . .


Job 33:24, 28
to be gracious to him and say, 'Spare him from going down to the Pit; I have found his ransom, ' . . .

Psalm 30:3, 9
O LORD, You pulled me up from Sheol; You spared me from descending into the Pit. . . .

Psalm 55:23
But You, O God, will bring them down to the Pit of destruction; men of bloodshed and deceit will not live out half their days. But I will trust in You.

Psalm 143:7
Answer me quickly, O LORD; my spirit fails. Do not hide Your face from me, or I will be like those who go down to the Pit.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"I descended to the roots of the mountains. The earth with its bars was around me forever, But You have brought up my life from the pit, O LORD my God.

King James Bible
I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars was about me for ever: yet hast thou brought up my life from corruption, O LORD my God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I sank to the foundations of the mountains; the earth with its prison bars closed behind me forever! But You raised my life from the Pit, LORD my God!

International Standard Version
I sank to the roots of the mountains; the earth's prison bars closed around me forever. Yet you resurrect the dead from the Pit, LORD my God!

NET Bible
I went down to the very bottoms of the mountains; the gates of the netherworld barred me in forever; but you brought me up from the Pit, O LORD, my God.
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