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2 Samuel 22 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:1 - David spoke to the LORD the words of this song in the day that the LORD delivered him out of the hand of all his enemies, and out of the hand of Sha'ul:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:2 - and he said, The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer, even mine;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:3 - God, my rock, in him will I take refuge; My shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge; My savior, you save me from violence.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:4 - I will call on the LORD, who is worthy to be praised: So shall I be saved from my enemies.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:5 - For the waves of death compassed me; The floods of ungodliness made me afraid:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:6 - The cords of She'ol were round about me; The snares of death came on me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:7 - In my distress I called on the LORD; Yes, I called to my God: He heard my voice out of his temple, My cry came into his ears.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:8 - Then the eretz shook and trembled, The foundations of heaven quaked Were shaken, because he was angry.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:9 - There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, Fire out of his mouth devoured: Coals were kindled by it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:10 - He bowed the heavens also, and came down; Thick darkness was under his feet.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:11 - He rode on a Keruv, and did fly; Yes, he was seen on the wings of the wind.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:12 - He made darkness pavilions round about him, Gathering of waters, thick clouds of the skies.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:13 - At the brightness before him Coals of fire were kindled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:14 - The LORD thundered from heaven, The Elyon uttered his voice.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:15 - He sent out arrows, and scattered them; Lightning, and confused them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:16 - Then the channels of the sea appeared, The foundations of the world were laid bare, By the rebuke of the LORD, At the blast of the breath of his nostrils.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:17 - He sent from on high, he took me; He drew me out of many waters;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:18 - He delivered me from my strong enemy, From those who hated me; for they were too mighty for me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:19 - They came on me in the day of my calamity; But the LORD was my stay.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:20 - He brought me forth also into a large place; He delivered me, because he delighted in me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:21 - The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; According to the cleanness of my hands has he recompensed me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:22 - For I have kept the ways of the LORD, And have not wickedly departed from my God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:23 - For all his ordinances were before me; As for his statutes, I did not depart from them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:24 - I was also perfect toward him; I kept myself from my iniquity.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:25 - Therefore has the LORD recompensed me according to my righteousness, According to my cleanness in his eyesight.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:26 - With the merciful you will show yourself merciful; With the perfect man you will show yourself perfect;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:27 - With the pure you will show yourself pure; With the crooked you will show yourself shrewd.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:28 - The afflicted people you will save; But your eyes are on the haughty, that you may bring them down.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:29 - For you are my lamp, LORD; The LORD will lighten my darkness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:30 - For by you I run on a troop; By my God do I leap over a wall.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:31 - As for God, his way is perfect: The word of the LORD is tried; He is a shield to all those who take refuge in him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:32 - For who is God, save the LORD? Who is a rock, save our God?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:33 - God is my strong fortress; He guides the perfect in his way.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:34 - He makes his feet like hinds' feet, Sets me on my high places.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:35 - He teaches my hands to war, So that my arms do bend a bow of brass.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:36 - You have also given me the shield of your salvation; Your gentleness has made me great.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:37 - You have enlarged my steps under me; My feet have not slipped.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:38 - I have pursued my enemies, and destroyed them; Neither did I turn again until they were consumed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:39 - I have consumed them, and struck them through, so that they can't arise: Yes, they are fallen under my feet.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:40 - For you have girded me with strength to the battle; You have subdued under me those who rose up against me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:41 - You have also made my enemies turn their backs to me, That I might cut off those who hate me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:42 - They looked, but there was none to save; Even to the LORD, but he didn't answer them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:43 - Then did I beat them small as the dust of the eretz, I did crush them as the mire of the streets, and did spread them abroad.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:44 - You also have delivered me from the strivings of my people; You have kept me to be the head of the nations: A people whom I have not known shall serve me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:45 - The foreigners shall submit themselves to me: As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:46 - The foreigners shall fade away, Shall come trembling out of their close places.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:47 - The LORD lives; Blessed be my rock; Exalted be God, the rock of my salvation,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:48 - Even the God who executes vengeance for me, Who brings down peoples under me,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:49 - Who brings me forth from my enemies: Yes, you lift me up above those who rise up against me; You deliver me from the violent man.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:50 - Therefore I will give thanks to you, LORD, among the nations, Will sing praises to your name.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:51 - Great deliverance gives he to his king, Shows lovingkindness to his anointed, To David and to his seed, forevermore.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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