Psalm 40:2
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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 American Standard Bible
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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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:


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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Context
I Waited Patiently for the Lord

1I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined to me, and heard my cry. 2He 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. 3And he has put a new song in my mouth, even praise to our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD. 4Blessed is that man that makes the LORD his trust, and respects not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies. 5Many, O LORD my God, are your wonderful works which you have done, and your thoughts which are to us-ward: they cannot be reckoned up in order to you: if I would declare and speak of them, they are more than can be numbered. 6Sacrifice and offering you did not desire; my ears have you opened: burnt offering and sin offering have you not required. 7Then said I, See, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me, 8I delight to do your will, O my God: yes, your law is within my heart. 9I have preached righteousness in the great congregation: see, I have not refrained my lips, O LORD, you know. 10I have not hid your righteousness within my heart; I have declared your faithfulness and your salvation: I have not concealed your loving kindness and your truth from the great congregation. 11Withhold not you your tender mercies from me, O LORD: let your loving kindness and your truth continually preserve me. 12For innumerable evils have compassed me about: my iniquities have taken hold on me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of my head: therefore my heart fails me. 13Be pleased, O LORD, to deliver me: O LORD, make haste to help me. 14Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil. 15Let them be desolate for a reward of their shame that say to me, Aha, aha. 16Let all those that seek you rejoice and be glad in you: let such as love your salvation say continually, The LORD be magnified. 17But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinks on me: you are my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.
Cross References
Psalm 7:9
Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God tries the hearts and reins.


Psalm 18:29
For by you I have run through a troop; and by my God have I leaped over a wall.


Psalm 26:12
My foot stands in an even place: in the congregations will I bless the LORD.


Psalm 27:5
For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up on a rock.


Psalm 37:23
The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delights in his way.


Psalm 69:2
I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.


Psalm 69:14
Deliver me out of the mire, and let me not sink: let me be delivered from them that hate me, and out of the deep waters.


Psalm 119:5
O that my ways were directed to keep your statutes!


Jeremiah 38:6
Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchiah the son of Hammelech, that was in the court of the prison: and they let down Jeremiah with cords. And in the dungeon there was no water, but mire: so Jeremiah sunk in the mire.


Treasury of Scripture

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.

brought

Psalm 18:16,17 He sent from above, he took me, he drew me out of many waters...

Psalm 71:20 You, which have showed me great and sore troubles, shall quicken me again, and shall bring me up again from the depths of the earth.

Psalm 86:13 For great is your mercy toward me: and you have delivered my soul from the lowest hell.

Psalm 116:3 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell got hold on me: I found trouble and sorrow.

Psalm 142:6,7 Attend to my cry; for I am brought very low: deliver me from my persecutors; for they are stronger than I...

Psalm 143:3 For the enemy has persecuted my soul; he has smitten my life down to the ground; he has made me to dwell in darkness...

Isaiah 24:22 And they shall be gathered together, as prisoners are gathered in the pit, and shall be shut up in the prison...

Jonah 2:5,6 The waters compassed me about, even to the soul: the depth closed me round about, the weeds were wrapped about my head...

Zechariah 9:11 As for you also, by the blood of your covenant I have sent forth your prisoners out of the pit wherein is no water.

Acts 2:24,27-31 Whom God has raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be held of it...

horrible pit [heb.] pit of noise

Matthew 13:50 And shall cast them into the furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.

the miry

Psalm 69:2,14,15 I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me...

Jeremiah 38:6-12 Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchiah the son of Hammelech, that was in the court of the prison...

Lamentations 3:53-55 They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone on me...

set

Psalm 27:5 For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me...

Psalm 61:2 From the end of the earth will I cry to you, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.

Matthew 7:24,25 Therefore whoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man, which built his house on a rock...

established

Psalm 17:5 Hold up my goings in your paths, that my footsteps slip not.

Psalm 18:36 You have enlarged my steps under me, that my feet did not slip.

Psalm 37:23 The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delights in his way.

Psalm 119:133 Order my steps in your word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.

Strong's Concordance
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.
Topical Bible
Bog Cause Clay Deep Desolate Desolation Destruction Drew Established Establishing Firm Footsteps Goings Horrible Making Mire Miry Mud Pit Raiseth Rock Secure Slimy Soft Stand Steps Sticky Tumultuous Waste
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Psalms Chapter 40 Verse 2

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OT Poetry: Psalm 40:2 He brought me up also out (Psalm Ps Psa.)
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