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Psalms 30:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— O Jehovah, thou hast brought up my soul from Sheol; Thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— O LORD, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— O LORD, You have brought up my soul from Sheol; You have kept me alive, that I would not go down to the pit.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— O LORD, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Jehovah, thou hast brought up my soul from Sheol, thou hast quickened me from among those that go down to the pit.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— O Yahweh! thou hast lifted, out of hades, my soul, Thou hast brought me back to life, from among those who were going down to the pit.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Jehovah, Thou hast brought up from Sheol my soul, Thou hast kept me alive, From going down [to] the pit.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thou hast brought forth, O Lord, my soul from hell: thou hast saved me from them that go down into the pit.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— O LORD, thou hast brought vp my soule from the graue: thou hast kept me aliue, that I should not goe downe to the pit.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— O Lord, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave{gr.Hades}, thou hast delivered me from [among] them that go down to the pit.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— O Yahweh, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
O Yhw יָהוֶה, 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
thou hast brought up 5927
{5927} Prime
עָלָה
`alah
{aw-law'}
A primitive root; to ascend, intransitively (be high) or active (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literally and figuratively.
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
my 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 grave: 7585
{7585} Prime
שְׁאוֹל
sh@'owl
{sheh-ole'}
From H7592; hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranian retreat), including its accessories and inmates.
thou hast kept me alive, 2421
{2421} Prime
חָיַה
chayah
{khaw-yaw'}
A prim root (compare H2331, H2424); to live, whether literally or figuratively; causatively to revive.
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
that I should not go down 3381
{3381} Prime
יָרַד
yarad
{yaw-rad'}
A primitive root; to descend (literally to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively to fall); causatively to bring down (in all the above applications).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
z8675
<8675> Grammar
Kethiv Reading

Where the translators of the Authorised Version followed the qere reading rather than the kethiv.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
to the pit. 953
{0953} Prime
בּוֹר
bowr
{bore}
From H0952 (in the sense of H0877); a pit hole (especially one used as a cistern or prison).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 30:3

_ _ The terms describe extreme danger.

_ _ soul — or, “myself.”

_ _ grave — literally, “hell,” as in Psalms 16:10.

_ _ hast kept me ... pit — quickened or revived me from the state of dying (compare Psalms 28:1).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 30:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 30:3

O LORD, thou hast brought up my (d) soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.

(d) Meaning, that he escaped death most narrowly.

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brought:

Psalms 16:10 For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.
Psalms 40:1-2 [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. ... 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.
Psalms 56:13 For thou hast delivered my soul from death: [wilt] not [thou deliver] my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?
Psalms 71:20 [Thou], which hast shewed me great and sore troubles, shalt quicken me again, and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth.
Psalms 86:13 For great [is] thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell.
*marg.
Psalms 116:8 For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, [and] my feet from falling.
Job 33:19-22 He is chastened also with pain upon his bed, and the multitude of his bones with strong [pain]: ... Yea, his soul draweth near unto the grave, and his life to the destroyers.
Job 33:28 He will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.
Isaiah 38:17-18 Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but thou hast in love to my soul [delivered it] from the pit of corruption: for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back. ... For the grave cannot praise thee, death can [not] celebrate thee: they that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth.
Jonah 2:4-6 Then I said, I am cast out of thy sight; yet I will look again toward thy holy temple. ... 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.

down:

Psalms 28:1 [[[A Psalm] of David.]] Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, [if] thou be silent to me, I become like them that go down into the pit.
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Jb 33:19, 28. Ps 16:10; 28:1; 40:1; 56:13; 71:20; 86:13; 116:8. Is 38:17. Jna 2:4.

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