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2 Samuel 22

NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 2 He said: "The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; NIV 2 He said: "The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; NIV 3 my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my savior-- from violent men you save me. NIV 3 my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my savior-- from violent men you save me. NIV 4 I call to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and I am saved from my enemies. NIV 4 I call to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and I am saved from my enemies. NIV 5 "The waves of death swirled about me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me. NIV 5 "The waves of death swirled about me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me. NIV 6 The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me. NIV 6 The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 8 "The earth trembled and quaked, the foundations of the heavens shook; they trembled because he was angry. NIV 8 "The earth trembled and quaked, the foundations of the heavens shook; they trembled because he was angry. NIV 9 Smoke rose from his nostrils; consuming fire came from his mouth, burning coals blazed out of it. NIV 9 Smoke rose from his nostrils; consuming fire came from his mouth, burning coals blazed out of it. NIV 10 He parted the heavens and came down; dark clouds were under his feet. NIV 10 He parted the heavens and came down; dark clouds were under his feet. NIV 11 He mounted the cherubim and flew; he soared on the wings of the wind. NIV 11 He mounted the cherubim and flew; he soared on the wings of the wind. NIV 12 He made darkness his canopy around him-- the dark rain clouds of the sky. NIV 12 He made darkness his canopy around him-- the dark rain clouds of the sky. NIV 13 Out of the brightness of his presence bolts of lightning blazed forth. NIV 13 Out of the brightness of his presence bolts of lightning blazed forth. NIV 14 The LORD thundered from heaven; the voice of the Most High resounded. NIV 14 The LORD thundered from heaven; the voice of the Most High resounded. NIV 15 He shot arrows and scattered [the enemies], bolts of lightning and routed them. NIV 15 He shot arrows and scattered [the enemies], bolts of lightning and routed them. NIV 16 The valleys of the sea were exposed and the foundations of the earth laid bare at the rebuke of the LORD, at the blast of breath from his nostrils. NIV 16 The valleys of the sea were exposed and the foundations of the earth laid bare at the rebuke of the LORD, at the blast of breath from his nostrils. NIV 17 "He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters. NIV 17 "He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters. NIV 18 He rescued me from my powerful enemy, from my foes, who were too strong for me. NIV 18 He rescued me from my powerful enemy, from my foes, who were too strong for me. NIV 19 They confronted me in the day of my disaster, but the LORD was my support. NIV 19 They confronted me in the day of my disaster, but the LORD was my support. NIV 20 He brought me out into a spacious place; he rescued me because he delighted in me. NIV 20 He brought me out into a spacious place; he rescued me because he delighted in me. NIV 21 "The LORD has dealt with me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands he has rewarded me. NIV 21 "The LORD has dealt with me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands he has rewarded me. NIV 22 For I have kept the ways of the LORD; I have not done evil by turning from my God. NIV 22 For I have kept the ways of the LORD; I have not done evil by turning from my God. NIV 23 All his laws are before me; I have not turned away from his decrees. NIV 23 All his laws are before me; I have not turned away from his decrees. NIV 24 I have been blameless before him and have kept myself from sin. NIV 24 I have been blameless before him and have kept myself from sin. NIV 25 The LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness, according to my cleanness in his sight. NIV 25 The LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness, according to my cleanness in his sight. NIV 26 "To the faithful you show yourself faithful, to the blameless you show yourself blameless, NIV 26 "To the faithful you show yourself faithful, to the blameless you show yourself blameless, NIV 27 to the pure you show yourself pure, but to the crooked you show yourself shrewd. NIV 27 to the pure you show yourself pure, but to the crooked you show yourself shrewd. NIV 28 You save the humble, but your eyes are on the haughty to bring them low. NIV 28 You save the humble, but your eyes are on the haughty to bring them low. NIV 29 You are my lamp, O LORD; the LORD turns my darkness into light. NIV 29 You are my lamp, O LORD; the LORD turns my darkness into light. NIV 30 With your help I can advance against a troop; with my God I can scale a wall. NIV 30 With your help I can advance against a troop; with my God I can scale a wall. 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. 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. NIV 32 For who is God besides the LORD? And who is the Rock except our God? NIV 32 For who is God besides the LORD? And who is the Rock except our God? NIV 33 It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect. NIV 33 It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect. NIV 34 He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; he enables me to stand on the heights. NIV 34 He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; he enables me to stand on the heights. NIV 35 He trains my hands for battle; my arms can bend a bow of bronze. NIV 35 He trains my hands for battle; my arms can bend a bow of bronze. NIV 36 You give me your shield of victory; you stoop down to make me great. NIV 36 You give me your shield of victory; you stoop down to make me great. NIV 37 You broaden the path beneath me, so that my ankles do not turn. NIV 37 You broaden the path beneath me, so that my ankles do not turn. NIV 38 "I pursued my enemies and crushed them; I did not turn back till they were destroyed. NIV 38 "I pursued my enemies and crushed them; I did not turn back till they were destroyed. NIV 39 I crushed them completely, and they could not rise; they fell beneath my feet. NIV 39 I crushed them completely, and they could not rise; they fell beneath my feet. NIV 40 You armed me with strength for battle; you made my adversaries bow at my feet. NIV 40 You armed me with strength for battle; you made my adversaries bow at my feet. NIV 41 You made my enemies turn their backs in flight, and I destroyed my foes. NIV 41 You made my enemies turn their backs in flight, and I destroyed my foes. NIV 42 They cried for help, but there was no one to save them-- to the LORD, but he did not answer. NIV 42 They cried for help, but there was no one to save them-- to the LORD, but he did not answer. NIV 43 I beat them as fine as the dust of the earth; I pounded and trampled them like mud in 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. 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, 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, NIV 45 and foreigners come cringing to me; as soon as they hear me, they obey me. NIV 45 and foreigners come cringing to me; as soon as they hear me, they obey me. NIV 46 They all lose heart; they come trembling from their strongholds. NIV 46 They all lose heart; they come trembling from their strongholds. NIV 47 "The LORD lives! Praise be to my Rock! Exalted be God, the Rock, my Savior! NIV 47 "The LORD lives! Praise be to my Rock! Exalted be God, the Rock, my Savior! NIV 48 He is the God who avenges me, who puts the nations under me, NIV 48 He is the God who avenges me, who puts the nations under me, NIV 49 who sets me free from my enemies. You exalted me above my foes; from violent men you rescued me. NIV 49 who sets me free from my enemies. You exalted me above my foes; from violent men you rescued me. NIV 50 Therefore I will praise you, O LORD, among the nations; I will sing praises to your name. NIV 50 Therefore I will praise you, O LORD, among the nations; I will sing praises to your name. NIV 51 He gives his king great victories; he shows unfailing kindness 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."