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Job 33:18 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He keepeth back his soul from the pit, And his life from perishing by the sword.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He keepeth back his soul from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He keeps back his soul from the pit, And his life from passing over into Sheol.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He keepeth back his soul from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He keepeth back his soul from the pit, and his life from passing away by the sword.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— He keepeth back his said from the pit, and his life from passing away by a weapon.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— He keepeth back his soul from corruption, And his life from passing away by a dart.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Rescuing his soul from corruption: and his life from passing to the sword.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Hee keepeth backe his soule from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— He spares also his soul from death, and [suffers] him not to fall in war.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He keepeth back his soul from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He keepeth back 2820
{2820} Prime
חָשַׂךְ
chasak
{khaw-sak'}
A prim root; to restrain or (reflexively) refrain; by implication to refuse, spare, preserve; also (by interchange with H2821) to observe.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
his soul 5315
{5315} Prime
נֶפֶשׁ
nephesh
{neh'-fesh}
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
from x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
the pit, 7845
{7845} Prime
שַׁחַת
shachath
{shakh'-ath}
From H7743; a pit (especially as a trap); figuratively destruction.
and his life 2416
{2416} Prime
חַי
chay
{khah'-ee}
From H2421; alive; hence raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively.
from perishing 5674
{5674} Prime
עָבַר
`abar
{aw-bar'}
A primitive root; to cross over; used very widely of any transition (literally or figuratively; transitively, intransitively, intensively or causatively); specifically to cover (in copulation).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
by the sword. 7973
{7973} Prime
שֶׁלַח
shelach
{sheh'-lakh}
From H7971; a missile of attack, that is, spear; also (figuratively) a shoot of growth, that is, branch.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 33:18

_ _ his soul — his life.

_ _ the pit — the grave; a symbol of hell.

_ _ perishing by the sword — that is, a violent death; in the Old Testament a symbol of the future punishment of the ungodly.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 33:14-18.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 33:18

Keepeth — By his gracious admonitions whereby he leads him to repentance.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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keepeth:

Acts 16:27-33 And the keeper of the prison awaking out of his sleep, and seeing the prison doors open, he drew out his sword, and would have killed himself, supposing that the prisoners had been fled. ... And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed [their] stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.
Romans 2:4 Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?
2 Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
2 Peter 3:15 And account [that] the longsuffering of our Lord [is] salvation; even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you;

perishing:
Heb. passing
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