2 Samuel 22:31-51 ESV

31 This God--1his way is perfect; the 2word of the LORD proves true; he is 3a shield for all those who take refuge in him.

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32 "For who is God, but the LORD? 4And who is a rock, except our God?

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      33 This God is my 5strong refuge and has made mya way blameless.b

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        • ¢ 22:33 - Or his; also verse 34
        • £ 22:33 - Compare Psalm 18:32; Hebrew he has blamelessly set my way free, or he has made my way spring up blamelessly
          34 6He made my feet like the feet of a deer and set me secure 7on the heights.

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          35 8He trains my hands for war, so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.

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          36 You have given me the shield of your salvation, and your gentleness made me great.
          37 9You gave a wide place for my steps under me, and my feetc did not slip;

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            • ¤ 22:37 - Hebrew ankles
              38 I pursued my enemies and destroyed them, and did not turn back until they were consumed.
              39 I consumed them; I thrust them through, so that they did not rise; they fell 10under my feet.

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              40 For you equipped me with strength for the battle; you made 11those who rise against me sink under me.

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              41 You 12made my enemies turn their backs to me,d those who hated me, and I destroyed them.

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                • ¥ 22:41 - Or You gave me my enemies' necks
                  42 They looked, but there was none to save; they cried to the LORD, but 13he did not answer them.

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                  43 I beat them fine 14as the dust of the earth; I crushed them and stamped them down 15like the mire of the streets.

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                  44 "You delivered me from strife with my people;e you kept me as the head of 16the nations; 17people whom I had not known served me.

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                    • ¦ 22:44 - Septuagint with the peoples
                      45 Foreigners came cringing to me; as soon as they heard of me, they obeyed me.
                      46 Foreigners lost heart and came tremblingf18out of their fortresses.

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                        • § 22:46 - Compare Psalm 18:45; Hebrew equipped themselves
                          47 "The LORD lives, and blessed be my rock, and exalted be 19my God, 20the rock of my salvation,

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                              48 the God who gave me vengeance and 21brought down peoples under me,

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                              49 who brought me out from my enemies; you exalted me above 22those who rose against me; you delivered me from 23men of violence.

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                                  50 24"For this I will praise you, O LORD, among the nations, and sing praises to your name.

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                                  51 25Great salvation he bringsg to his king, and shows steadfast love to 26his anointed, to David and his offspring 27forever."

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                                    • ¨ 22:51 - Or He is a tower of salvation