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Job 33:30

    Job 33:30 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    To bring back his soul from the pit, to be enlightened with the light of the living.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    To bring back his soul from the pit, to be enlightened with the light of the living.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    To bring back his soul from the pit, That he may be enlightened with the light of the living.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Keeping back his soul from the underworld, so that he may see the light of life.

    Webster's Revision

    To bring back his soul from the pit, That he may be enlightened with the light of the living.

    World English Bible

    to bring back his soul from the pit, that he may be enlightened with the light of the living.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    To bring back his soul from the pit, that he may be enlightened with the light of the living.

    Clarke's Commentary on Job 33:30

    To bring back his soul from the pit - Nearly a repetition of the promise in Job 33:28.

    To be enlightened with the light of the living - An echo of Psalm 56:13 : "Thou hast delivered my soul from death, that I may walk before God in the light of the living;" and probably quoted from it.

    Barnes' Notes on Job 33:30

    To bring back his soul from the pit - To keep him from descending to the grave, and to the dark world beneath. He takes these methods of warning people, in order that they may not bring destruction on themselves. See Job 33:18.

    To be enlightened with the light of the living - That he may still enjoy life, and not descend to the world of shades.
    Book: Job