2 Samuel 22:31-51 GNT

31 This God - how perfect are his deeds, how dependable his words! He is like a shield for all who seek his protection.
32 The Lord alone is God; God alone is our defense.
33 This God is my strong refuge; he makes my pathway safe.

References for 2 Samuel 22:33

    • d 22:33 - [Probable text (see Ps 18.32)] he makes; [Hebrew unclear.]
      34 He makes me sure-footed as a deer; 1 he keeps me safe on the mountains.

      References for 2 Samuel 22:34

        • 41 22:34 - 22.34 Hb 3.19.
          35 He trains me for battle, so that I can use the strongest bow.
          36 O Lord, you protect me and save me; your help has made me great.
          37 You have kept me from being captured, and I have never fallen.
          38 I pursue my enemies and defeat them; I do not stop until I destroy them.
          39 I strike them down, and they cannot rise; they lie defeated before me.
          40 You give me strength for the battle and victory over my enemies.
          41 You make my enemies run from me; I destroy those who hate me.
          42 They look for help, but no one saves them; they call to the Lord, but he does not answer.
          43 I crush them, and they become like dust; I trample on them like mud in the streets.
          44 You saved me from my rebellious people and maintained my rule over the nations; people I did not know have now become my subjects.
          45 Foreigners bow before me; when they hear me, they obey.
          46 They lose their courage and come trembling from their fortresses.

          References for 2 Samuel 22:46

            • e 22:46 - [Probable text (see Ps 18.45)] come trembling; [Hebrew] come ready to fight.
              47 The Lord lives! Praise my defender! Proclaim the greatness of the strong God who saves me!
              48 He gives me victory over my enemies; he subdues the nations under me
              49 and saves me from my foes. O Lord, you give me victory over my enemies and protect me from violent men.
              50 And so I praise you among the nations; 2 I sing praises to you.

              References for 2 Samuel 22:50

                • 42 22:50 - 22.50 Ro 15.9.
                  51 God gives great victories to his king; he shows constant love to the one he has chosen, to David and his descendants forever.