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Isaiah 38:17

17  mBehold, it was for my welfare

that I had great bitterness;

nbut in love you have delivered my life

from the pit of destruction,

nfor you have cast all my sins

behind your back.

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Isaiah 38:17 — The New International Version (NIV)

17 Surely it was for my benefit

that I suffered such anguish.

In your love you kept me

from the pit of destruction;

you have put all my sins

behind your back.

Isaiah 38:17 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

17 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.

Isaiah 38:17 — New Living Translation (NLT)

17 Yes, this anguish was good for me,

for you have rescued me from death

and forgiven all my sins.

Isaiah 38:17 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

17 Indeed it was for my own peace

That I had great bitterness;

But You have lovingly delivered my soul from the pit of corruption,

For You have cast all my sins behind Your back.

Isaiah 38:17 — New Century Version (NCV)

17 It was for my own good

that I had such troubles.

Because you love me very much,

you did not let me die

but threw my sins

far away.

Isaiah 38:17 — American Standard Version (ASV)

17 Behold, it was for my peace that 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.

Isaiah 38:17 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

17 Behold, instead of peace I had bitterness upon bitterness; but thou hast in love delivered my soul from the pit of destruction; for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.

Isaiah 38:17 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

17 Now my bitter experience turns into peace. 

You have saved me and kept me from the rotting pit. 

You have thrown all my sins behind you. 

Isaiah 38:17 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

17 Indeed, it was for my own welfare

that I had such great bitterness;

but Your love has delivered me

from the Pit of destruction,

for You have thrown all my sins behind Your back.

Isaiah 38:17 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 Surely it was for my welfare

that I had great bitterness;

but you have held back my life

from the pit of destruction,

for you have cast all my sins

behind your back.

Isaiah 38:17 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

17 Look! Bitterness was bitter to me for peace.

And you were the one who loved my life from the pit of destruction,

for you have cast all my sins behind your back.

Isaiah 38:17 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

17 I’m sure it was for my benefit

that I suffered such great pain.

You love me. You kept me

from going down into the pit of death.

You have put all of my sins

behind your back.

Isaiah 38:17 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

17 Lo, for my own welfare I had great bitterness;

It is You who has kept my soul from the pit of nothingness,

For You have cast all my sins behind Your back.


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