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Psalm 18 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:1 - For the Chief Musician. By David the servant of the LORD, who spoke to the LORD the words of this song in the day that the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Sha'ul. He said, I love you, LORD, my strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:2 - The LORD is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer; My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge; My shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:3 - I call on the LORD, who is worthy to be praised; And I am saved from my enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:4 - The cords of death surrounded me. The floods of ungodliness made me afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:5 - The cords of She'ol were round about me; The snares of death came on me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:6 - In my distress I called on the LORD, And cried to my God. He heard my voice out of his temple, My cry before him came into his ears.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:7 - Then the eretz shook and trembled. The foundations also of the mountains quaked and were shaken, Because he was angry.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:8 - Smoke went out of his nostrils. Consuming fire came out of his mouth. Coals were kindled by it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:9 - He bowed the heavens also, and came down. Thick darkness was under his feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:10 - He rode on a Keruv, and flew. Yes, he soared on the wings of the wind.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:11 - He made darkness his hiding-place, his pavilion around him, Darkness of waters, thick clouds of the skies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:12 - At the brightness before him his thick clouds passed, Hailstones and coals of fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:13 - The LORD also thundered in the sky, The Elyon uttered his voice: Hailstones and coals of fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:14 - He sent out his arrows, and scattered them; Yes, great lightning bolts, and routed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:15 - Then the channels of waters appeared, The foundations of the world were laid bare at your rebuke, LORD, At the blast of the breath of your nostrils.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:16 - He sent from on high. He took me. He drew me out of many waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:17 - He delivered me from my strong enemy, From those who hated me; for they were too mighty for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:18 - They came on me in the day of my calamity, But the LORD was my support.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:19 - He brought me forth also into a large place. He delivered me, because he delighted in me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:20 - The LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness. According to the cleanness of my hands has he recompensed me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:21 - For I have kept the ways of the LORD, And have not wickedly departed from my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:22 - For all his ordinances were before me. I didn't put away his statutes from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:23 - I was also blameless with him. I kept myself from my iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:24 - Therefore the LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:25 - With the merciful you will show yourself merciful. With the perfect man, you will show yourself perfect.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:26 - With the pure, you will show yourself pure. With the crooked you will show yourself shrewd.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:27 - For you will save the afflicted people, But the haughty eyes you will bring down.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:28 - For you will light my lamp, the LORD. My God will light up my darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:29 - For by you, I advance through a troop. By my God, I leap over a wall.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:30 - 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 BoxPsa 18:31 - For who is God, except the LORD? Who is a rock, besides our God,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:32 - The God who arms me with strength, and makes my way perfect?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:33 - He makes my feet like deer's feet, And sets me on my high places.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:34 - He teaches my hands to war; So that my arms bend a bow of bronze.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:35 - You have also given me the shield of your salvation. Your right hand sustains me. Your gentleness has made me great.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:36 - You have enlarged my steps under me, My feet have not slipped.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:37 - I will pursue my enemies, and overtake them. Neither will I turn again until they are consumed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:38 - I will strike them through, so that they will not be able to rise. They shall fall under my feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:39 - For you have girded me with strength to the battle. You have subdued under me those who rose up against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:40 - You have also made my enemies turn their backs to me, That I might cut off those who hate me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:41 - They cried, but there was none to save; Even to the LORD, but he didn't answer them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:42 - Then I beat them small as the dust before the wind. I cast them out as the mire of the streets.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:43 - You have delivered me from the strivings of the people. You have made me the head of the nations. A people whom I have not known shall serve me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:44 - As soon as they hear of me they shall obey me. The foreigners shall submit themselves to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:45 - The foreigners shall fade away, And shall come trembling out of their close places.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:46 - The LORD lives; and blessed be my rock. Exalted be the God of my salvation,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:47 - Even the God who executes vengeance for me, And subdues peoples under me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:48 - He rescues me from my enemies. Yes, you lift me up above those who rise up against me. You deliver me from the violent man.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:49 - Therefore I will give thanks to you, LORD, among the nations, And will sing praises to your name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:50 - He gives great deliverance to his king, And 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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