Job 33:28
Good News Translation
He kept me from going to the world of the dead, and I am still alive."

New Revised Standard Version
He has redeemed my soul from going down to the Pit, and my life shall see the light.’

Contemporary English Version
and rescued me from death! Now I will see the light."

New American Bible
He delivered me from passing to the pit, and my life sees light.”

Douay-Rheims Bible
He hath delivered his soul from going into destruction, that it may live and see the light.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He hath delivered his soul from going into destruction, that it may live and see the light.

will deliver, etc.

Job 33:18,24 Rescuing his soul from corruption: and his life from passing to the sword. . . .

Job 17:16 All that I have shall go down into the deepest pit: thinkest thou that there at least I shall have rest?

Psalm 55:23 But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee, O Lord.

Psalm 69:15 Let not the tempest of water drown me, nor the deep water swallow me up: and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me.

Isaiah 38:17,18 Behold in peace is my bitterness most bitter: but thou hast delivered my soul that it should not perish, thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back. . . .

Revelation 20:1-3 And I saw an angel coming down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. . . .


Job 33:20,22 Bread becometh abominable to him in his life, and to his soul the meat which before he desired. . . .

Job 3:9,16,20 Let the stars be darkened with the mist thereof: let it expect light, and not see it, nor the rising of the dawning of the day: . . .

Psalm 49:19 He shall go in to the generations of his fathers: and he shall never see light.

Isaiah 9:2 The people that walked in darkness, have seen a great light: to them that dwelt in the region of the shadow of death, light is risen.

John 11:9 Jesus answered: Are there not twelve hours of the day? If a man walk in the day he stumbleth not, because he seeth the light of this world:

Elihu Rebukes Job
27He shall look upon men, and shall say: I have sinned, and indeed I have offended, and I have not received what I have deserved. 28He hath delivered his soul from going into destruction, that it may live and see the light.29Behold, all these things God worketh three times within every one.…
Cross References
Job 22:28
Thou shalt decree a thing, and it shall come to thee, and light shall shine in thy ways.

Job 33:22
His soul hath drawn near to corruption, and his life to the destroyers.

Job 33:24
He shall have mercy on him, and shall say: Deliver him, that he may not go down to corruption: I have found wherein I may be merciful to him.

Psalm 107:20
He sent his word, and healed them: and delivered them from their destructions.

Jonah 2:6
The waters compassed me about even to the soul: the deep hath closed me round about, the sea hath covered my head.

Job 33:27
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