Psalm 40:2 {39:3}
Good News Translation
He pulled me out of a dangerous pit, out of the deadly quicksand. He set me safely on a rock and made me secure.

Contemporary English Version
and pulled me from a lonely pit full of mud and mire. You let me stand on a rock with my feet firm,

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.

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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.

brought

Psalm 18:16,17 He sent from on high, and took me: and received me out of many waters. . . .

Psalm 71:20 How great troubles hast thou shewn me, many and grievous: and turning thou hast brought me to life, and hast brought me back again from the depths of the earth:

Psalm 86:13 For thy mercy is great towards me: and thou hast delivered my soul out of the lower hell.

Psalm 116:3 The sorrows of death have compassed me: and the perils of hell have found me. I met with trouble and sorrow:

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

Psalm 143:3 For the enemy hath persecuted my soul: he hath brought down my life to the earth. He hath made me to dwell in darkness as those that have been dead of old:

Isaiah 24:22 And they shall be gathered together as in the gathering of one bundle into the pit, and they shall be shut up there in prison: and after many days they shall be visited.

Jonah 2:5,6 And I said: I am cast away out of the sight of thy eyes: but yet I shall see the holy temple again. . . .

Zechariah 9:11 Thou also by the blood of thy testament hast sent forth thy prisoners out of the pit, wherein is no water.

Acts 2:24,27-31 Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the sorrows of hell, as it was impossible that he should be holden by it. . . .

horrible pit [heb.

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

the miry

Psalm 69:2,14,15 I stick fast in the mire of the deep and there is no sure standing. I am come into the depth of the sea, and a tempest hath overwhelmed me. . . .

Jeremiah 38:6-12 Then they took Jeremiah and cast him into the dungeon of Melchias the son of Amelech, which was in the entry of the prison: and they let down Jeremiah by ropes into the dungeon, wherein there was no water, but mire. And Jeremiah sunk into the mire. . . .

Lamentations 3:53-55 Sade. My life is fallen into the pit, and they have laid a stone over me. . . .

set

Psalm 27:5 For he hath hidden me in his tabernacle; in the day of evils, he hath protected me in the secret place of his tabernacle.

Psalm 61:2 To thee have I cried from the ends of the earth: when my heart was in anguish, thou hast exalted me on a rock. Thou hast conducted me;

Matthew 7:24,25 Every one therefore that heareth these my words, and doth them, shall be likened to a wise man that built his house upon a rock, . . .

established

Psalm 17:5 Perfect thou my goings in thy paths: that my footsteps be not moved.

Psalm 18:36 Thou hast enlarged my steps under me; and my feet are not weakened.

Psalm 37:23 With the Lord shall the steps of a man be directed, and he shall like well his way.

Psalm 119:133 Direct my steps according to thy word: and let no iniquity have dominion over me.

Context
I Waited Patiently for the LORD
1Unto the end, a psalm for David himself. [2] With expectation I have waited for the Lord, and he was attentive to me. 2And 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.3And he put a new canticle into my mouth, a song to our God. Many shall see, and shall fear: and they shall hope in the Lord.…
Cross References
Psalm 7:9
The wickedness of sinners shall be brought to nought; and thou shalt direct the just: the searcher of hearts and reins is God. Just

Psalm 18:29
For by thee I shall be delivered from temptation; and through my God I shall go over a wall.

Psalm 26:12
My foot hath stood in the direct way: in the churches I will bless thee, O Lord.

Psalm 27:5
For he hath hidden me in his tabernacle; in the day of evils, he hath protected me in the secret place of his tabernacle.

Psalm 37:23
With the Lord shall the steps of a man be directed, and he shall like well his way.

Psalm 69:2
I stick fast in the mire of the deep and there is no sure standing. I am come into the depth of the sea, and a tempest hath overwhelmed me.

Psalm 69:14
Draw me out of the mire, that I may not stick fast: deliver me from them that hate me, and out of the deep waters.

Psalm 119:5
O! that my ways may be directed to keep thy justifications.

Jeremiah 38:6
Then they took Jeremiah and cast him into the dungeon of Melchias the son of Amelech, which was in the entry of the prison: and they let down Jeremiah by ropes into the dungeon, wherein there was no water, but mire. And Jeremiah sunk into the mire.

Additional Translations
He lifted me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry clay; He set my feet upon a rock, and made my footsteps firm.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.

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.

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.

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:

He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay; and he set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.

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.

He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay. He set my feet on a rock, and gave me a firm place to stand.

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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