Parallel Bible results for 2 Samuel 22:31-51

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2 Samuel 22:31-51

NRS 31 This God—his way is perfect; the promise of the Lord proves true; he is a shield for all who take refuge in him. NIV 31 "As for God, his way is perfect; the word of the LORD is flawless. He is a shield for all who take refuge in him. NRS 32 For who is God, but the Lord? And who is a rock, except our God? NIV 32 For who is God besides the LORD? And who is the Rock except our God? NRS 33 The God who has girded me with strength has opened wide my path. NIV 33 It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect. NRS 34 He made my feet like the feet of deer, and set me secure on the heights. NIV 34 He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; he enables me to stand on the heights. NRS 35 He trains my hands for war, so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze. NIV 35 He trains my hands for battle; my arms can bend a bow of bronze. NRS 36 You have given me the shield of your salvation, and your help has made me great. NIV 36 You give me your shield of victory; you stoop down to make me great. NRS 37 You have made me stride freely, and my feet do not slip; NIV 37 You broaden the path beneath me, so that my ankles do not turn. NRS 38 I pursued my enemies and destroyed them, and did not turn back until they were consumed. NIV 38 "I pursued my enemies and crushed them; I did not turn back till they were destroyed. NRS 39 I consumed them; I struck them down, so that they did not rise; they fell under my feet. NIV 39 I crushed them completely, and they could not rise; they fell beneath my feet. NRS 40 For you girded me with strength for the battle; you made my assailants sink under me. NIV 40 You armed me with strength for battle; you made my adversaries bow at my feet. NRS 41 You made my enemies turn their backs to me, those who hated me, and I destroyed them. NIV 41 You made my enemies turn their backs in flight, and I destroyed my foes. NRS 42 They looked, but there was no one to save them; they cried to the Lord, but he did not answer them. NIV 42 They cried for help, but there was no one to save them-- to the LORD, but he did not answer. NRS 43 I beat them fine like the dust of the earth, I crushed them and stamped them down like the mire of the streets. NIV 43 I beat them as fine as the dust of the earth; I pounded and trampled them like mud in the streets. NRS 44 You delivered me from strife with the peoples; you kept me as the head of the nations; people whom I had not known served me. NIV 44 "You have delivered me from the attacks of my people; you have preserved me as the head of nations. People I did not know are subject to me, NRS 45 Foreigners came cringing to me; as soon as they heard of me, they obeyed me. NIV 45 and foreigners come cringing to me; as soon as they hear me, they obey me. NRS 46 Foreigners lost heart, and came trembling out of their strongholds. NIV 46 They all lose heart; they come trembling from their strongholds. NRS 47 The Lord lives! Blessed be my rock, and exalted be my God, the rock of my salvation, NIV 47 "The LORD lives! Praise be to my Rock! Exalted be God, the Rock, my Savior! NRS 48 the God who gave me vengeance and brought down peoples under me, NIV 48 He is the God who avenges me, who puts the nations under me, NRS 49 who brought me out from my enemies; you exalted me above my adversaries, you delivered me from the violent. NIV 49 who sets me free from my enemies. You exalted me above my foes; from violent men you rescued me. NRS 50 For this I will extol you, O Lord, among the nations, and sing praises to your name. NIV 50 Therefore I will praise you, O LORD, among the nations; I will sing praises to your name. NRS 51 He is a tower of salvation for his king, and shows steadfast love to his anointed, to David and his descendants forever. NIV 51 He gives his king great victories; he shows unfailing kindness to his anointed, to David and his descendants forever."