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Psalms 40:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— 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.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— 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.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— 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.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, [and] established my goings.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— 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:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So he brought me up, Out of the destroying pit, Out of the swampy mire,—And set, upon a cliff, my feet, Making firm my steps:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 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.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— 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.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He brought me vp also out of an horrible pit, out of the mirie clay, and set my feete vpon a rock, [and] established my goings.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he brought me up out of a pit of misery, and from miry clay: and he set my feet on a rock, and ordered my goings aright.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— 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.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He brought me 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.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
also out of an horrible 7588
{7588} Prime
שָׁאוֹן
sha'own
{shaw-one'}
From H7582; uproar (as of rushing); by implication destruction.
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).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
out of the miry 3121
{3121} Prime
יָוֵן
yaven
{yaw-ven'}
From the same as H3196; properly dregs (as effervescing); hence mud.
clay, 2916
{2916} Prime
טִיט
tiyt
{teet}
From an unused root meaning apparently to be sticky (rather perhaps a denominative from H2894, through the idea of dirt to be swept away); mud or clay; figuratively calamity.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
and set 6965
{6965} Prime
קוּם
quwm
{koom}
A primitive root; to rise (in various applications, literally, figuratively, intensively and causatively).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
my feet 7272
{7272} Prime
רֶגֶל
regel
{reh'-gel}
From H7270; a foot (as used in walking); by implication a step; by euphemism the pudenda.
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
a rock, 5553
{5553} Prime
סֶלַע
cela`
{seh'-lah}
From an unused root meaning to be lofty; a craggy rock, literally or figuratively (a fortress).
[and] established 3559
{3559} Prime
כּוּן
kuwn
{koon}
A primitive root; properly to be erect (that is, stand perpendicular);. hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous).
z8790
<8790> Grammar
Stem - Polel (See H8847)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 41
my goings. 838
{0838} Prime
אָשֻׁר
'ashur
{aw-shoor'}
From H0833 in the sense of going; a step.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 40:1-3.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 40:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 40:2

Pit — Desperate dangers and calamities. Rock — A place of strength and safety. Established — Kept me from falling into mischief.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 40:2

He brought me up also out of an (b) horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, [and] established my goings.

(b) He has delivered me from great dangers.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
brought:

Psalms 18:16-17 He sent from above, he took me, he drew me out of many waters. ... He delivered me from my strong enemy, and from them which hated me: for they were too strong for me.
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.
Psalms 116:3 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.
Psalms 142:6-7 Attend unto my cry; for I am brought very low: deliver me from my persecutors; for they are stronger than I. ... Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise thy name: the righteous shall compass me about; for thou shalt deal bountifully with me.
Psalms 143:3 For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.
Isaiah 24:22 And they shall be gathered together, [as] prisoners are gathered in the pit, and shall be shut up in the prison, and after many days shall they be visited.
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. ... 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.
Zechariah 9:11 As for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant I have sent forth thy prisoners out of the pit wherein [is] no water.
Acts 2:24 Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it.
Acts 2:27-31 Because thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption. ... He seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Christ, that his soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption.

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:

Psalms 69:2 I sink in deep mire, where [there is] no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.
Psalms 69:14-15 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. ... Let not the waterflood overflow me, neither let the deep swallow me up, and let not the pit shut her mouth upon 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: and they let down Jeremiah with cords. And in the dungeon [there was] no water, but mire: so Jeremiah sunk in the mire. ... And Ebedmelech the Ethiopian said unto Jeremiah, Put now [these] old cast clouts and rotten rags under thine armholes under the cords. And Jeremiah did so.
Lamentations 3:53-55 They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon me. ... I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.

set:

Psalms 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 upon a rock.
Psalms 61:2 From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock [that] is higher than I.
Matthew 7:24-25 Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: ... And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.

established:

Psalms 17:5 Hold up my goings in thy paths, [that] my footsteps slip not.
Psalms 18:36 Thou hast enlarged my steps under me, that my feet did not slip.
Psalms 37:23 The steps of a [good] man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.
Psalms 119:133 Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.
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Ps 17:5; 18:16, 36; 27:5; 37:23; 61:2; 69:2, 14; 71:20; 86:13; 116:3; 119:133; 142:6; 143:3. Is 24:22. Jr 38:6. Lm 3:53. Jna 2:5. Zc 9:11. Mt 7:24; 13:50. Ac 2:24, 27.

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