Parallel Bible results for 2 Samuel 22:31-51

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2 Samuel 22:31-51

RSVA 31 This God--his way is perfect; the promise of the LORD proves true; he is a shield for all those 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. RSVA 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? RSVA 33 This God is my strong refuge, and has made my way safe. NIV 33 It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect. RSVA 34 He made my feet like hinds' feet, 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. RSVA 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. RSVA 36 Thou hast given me the shield of thy salvation, and thy help made me great. NIV 36 You give me your shield of victory; you stoop down to make me great. RSVA 37 Thou didst give a wide place for my steps under me, and my feet did not slip; NIV 37 You broaden the path beneath me, so that my ankles do not turn. RSVA 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. RSVA 39 I consumed them; I thrust them through, 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. RSVA 40 For thou didst gird me with strength for the battle; thou didst make my assailants sink under me. NIV 40 You armed me with strength for battle; you made my adversaries bow at my feet. RSVA 41 Thou didst make 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. RSVA 42 They looked, but there was none to save; 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. RSVA 43 I beat them fine as 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. RSVA 44 "Thou didst deliver me from strife with the peoples; thou didst keep 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, RSVA 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. RSVA 46 Foreigners lost heart, and came trembling out of their fastnesses. NIV 46 They all lose heart; they come trembling from their strongholds. RSVA 47 "The LORD lives; and 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! RSVA 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, RSVA 49 who brought me out from my enemies; thou didst exalt me above my adversaries, thou didst deliver me from men of violence. NIV 49 who sets me free from my enemies. You exalted me above my foes; from violent men you rescued me. RSVA 50 "For this I will extol thee, O LORD, among the nations, and sing praises to thy name. NIV 50 Therefore I will praise you, O LORD, among the nations; I will sing praises to your name. RSVA 51 Great triumphs he gives to his king, and shows steadfast love to his anointed, to David, and his descendants for ever." NIV 51 He gives his king great victories; he shows unfailing kindness to his anointed, to David and his descendants forever."