2 Samuel 22:1-8 NIV

David’s Song of Praise

1 David sang to the LORD the words of this song when the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul.

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2 He said: “The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer;

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3 my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shielda and the hornb of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my savior— from violent people you save me.

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    • ¢ 22:3 - Or "sovereign"
    • £ 22:3 - "Horn" here symbolizes strength.
      4 “I called to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and have been saved from my enemies.

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      5 The waves of death swirled about me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me.

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      6 The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me.

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      7 “In my distress I called to the LORD; I called out to my God. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came to his ears.

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      8 The earth trembled and quaked, the foundations of the heavensc shook; they trembled because he was angry.

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        • ¤ 22:8 - Hebrew; Vulgate and Syriac (see also Psalm 18:7) "mountains"