Jonah 2:6
To the roots of the mountains I descended; the earth beneath me barred me in forever! But You raised my life from the pit, O LORD my God!
Cross References
Matthew 16:18
And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades will not prevail against it.

Job 33:28
He redeemed my soul from going down to the Pit, and I will live to see the light.'

Psalm 16:10
For You will not abandon my soul to Sheol, nor will You let Your Holy One see decay.

Psalm 18:5
The cords of Sheol entangled me; the snares of death confronted me.

Psalm 30:3
O LORD, You pulled me up from Sheol; You spared me from descending into the Pit.

Psalm 116:3
The ropes of death entangled me; the anguish of Sheol overcame me; I was confronted by trouble and sorrow.

Isaiah 38:10
I said, "In the prime of my life I must go through the gates of Sheol and be deprived of the remainder of my years."

Isaiah 38:17
Surely for my own welfare I had such great anguish; but Your love has delivered me from the pit of oblivion, for You have cast all my sins behind Your back.

Ezekiel 26:20
then I will bring you down with those who descend to the Pit, to the people of antiquity. I will make you dwell in the earth below like the ancient ruins, with those who descend to the Pit, so that you will no longer be inhabited or set in splendor in the land of the living.

Ezekiel 31:14
This happened so that no other trees by the waters would become great in height and set their tops among the clouds, and no other well-watered trees would reach them in height. For they have all been consigned to death, to the depths of the earth, among the mortals who descend to the Pit.'

Treasury of Scripture
I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars was about me for ever: yet have you brought up my life from corruption, O LORD my God.


Deuteronomy 32:22
For a fire is kindled in mine anger, and shall burn unto the lowest hell, and shall consume the earth with her increase, and set on fire the foundations of the mountains.

Psalm 65:6
Which by his strength setteth fast the mountains; being girded with power:

Psalm 104:6,8
Thou coveredst it with the deep as with a garment: the waters stood above the mountains…

the earth.

Job 38:4-11
Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding…

Proverbs 8:25-29
Before the mountains were settled, before the hills was I brought forth: …


Psalm 16:10
For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.

Isaiah 38:17
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.

Acts 13:33-37
God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again; as it is also written in the second psalm, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee…


Job 33:24,28
Then he is gracious unto him, and saith, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a ransom…

Psalm 30:3,9
O LORD, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit…

Psalm 55:23
But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.


Jonah 2:5
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