New International Version
to preserve them from the pit, their lives from perishing by the sword.
King James Bible
He keepeth back his soul from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.
Darby Bible Translation
He keepeth back his soul from the pit, and his life from passing away by the sword.
World English Bible
He keeps back his soul from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.
Young's Literal Translation
He keepeth back his soul from corruption, And his life from passing away by a dart.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He keepeth back his soul from the pit - By the above means, how many have been snatched from an untimely death! By taking the warning thus given, some have been prevented from perishing by the pit - some sudden accident; and others from the sword of the assassin or nocturnal murderer. It would be easy to give examples, in all these kinds; but the knowledge of the reader may save this trouble to the commentator.
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perishing. Heb. passing
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He despairs of escaping the realm of darkness; he is marked for the sword.
to turn them from wrongdoing and keep them from pride,
They draw near to the pit, and their life to the messengers of death.
and he is gracious to that person and says to God, 'Spare them from going down to the pit; I have found a ransom for them--
to turn them back from the pit, that the light of life may shine on them.
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