Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Psalm 40:2 in English Standard Version "He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure." Ps 27:5 For he will hide me in his shelter in the day of trouble; he will conceal me under the cover of his tent; he will lift me high upon a rock. Ps 37:23 The steps of a man are established by the Lord, when he delights in his way; Ps 69:2 I sink in deep mire, where there is no foothold; I have come into deep waters, and the flood sweeps over me. Ps 69:14 Deliver me from sinking in the mire; let me be delivered from my enemies and from the deep waters. Jer 38:6 So they took Jeremiah and cast him into the cistern of Malchiah, the king’s son, which was in the court of the guard, letting Jeremiah down by ropes. And there was no water in the cistern, but only mud, and Jeremiah sank in the mud.