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Jonah 2:6

at the roots of the mountains.

I went down to the land

whose bars closed upon me forever;

yet you brought up my life from the pit,

O Lord my God.

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Jonah 2:6 — The New International Version (NIV)

To the roots of the mountains I sank down;

the earth beneath barred me in forever.

But you, Lord my God,

brought my life up from the pit.

Jonah 2:6 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

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.

Jonah 2:6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

I sank down to the very roots of the mountains.

I was imprisoned in the earth,

whose gates lock shut forever.

But you, O Lord my God,

snatched me from the jaws of death!

Jonah 2:6 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

I went down to the moorings of the mountains;

The earth with its bars closed behind me forever;

Yet You have brought up my life from the pit,

O Lord, my God.

Jonah 2:6 — New Century Version (NCV)

When I went down to where the mountains of the sea start to rise,

I thought I was locked in this prison forever,

but you saved me from the pit of death,

Lord my God.

Jonah 2:6 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

I went down to the bottoms of the mountains;

The earth with its bars closed upon me for ever:

Yet hast thou brought up my life from the pit, O Jehovah my God.

Jonah 2:6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; The bars of the earth closed upon me for ever: But thou hast brought up my life from the pit, O Jehovah my God.

Jonah 2:6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

I sank to the foot of the mountains. 

I sank to the bottom, 

where bars held me forever. 

But you brought me back from the pit, O Lord, my God. 

Jonah 2:6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

I sank to the foundations of the mountains;

the earth with its prison bars closed behind me forever!

But You raised my life from the Pit, Lord my God!

Jonah 2:6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

at the roots of the mountains.

I went down to the land

whose bars closed upon me forever;

yet you brought up my life from the Pit,

O Lord my God.

Jonah 2:6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

I went down to the foundations of the mountains;

the Underworld—its bars were around me forever.

But you brought up my life from the pit,

Yahweh my God.

Jonah 2:6 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

I sank down to the bottom of the mountains.

I thought I had died

and gone down into the grave forever.

But you brought my life up

from the very edge of the pit.

You are the Lord my God.

Jonah 2:6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“I descended to the roots of the mountains.

The earth with its bars was around me forever,

But You have brought up my life from the pit, O Lord my God.


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