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Psalm 18

WEB 1 <<For the Chief Musician. By David, the servant of Yahweh, who spoke to Yahweh the words of this song in the day that Yahweh delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. He said,>> I love you, Yahweh, my strength. NIV 1 I love you, O LORD, my strength. WEB 2 Yahweh is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; My God, my rock, in whom I will take refuge; My shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower. NIV 2 The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. WEB 3 I will call on Yahweh, who is worthy to be praised; So shall I be saved from my enemies. NIV 3 I call to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and I am saved from my enemies. WEB 4 The cords of death surrounded me. The floods of ungodliness made me afraid. NIV 4 The cords of death entangled me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me. WEB 5 The cords of Sheol were round about me; The snares of death came on me. NIV 5 The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me. WEB 6 In my distress I called on Yahweh, And cried to my God. He heard my voice out of his temple, My cry before him came into his ears. NIV 6 In my distress I called to the LORD; I cried to my God for help. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came before him, into his ears. WEB 7 Then the earth shook and trembled. The foundations also of the mountains quaked and were shaken, Because he was angry. NIV 7 The earth trembled and quaked, and the foundations of the mountains shook; they trembled because he was angry. WEB 8 There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, Fire out of his mouth devoured; Coals were kindled by it. NIV 8 Smoke rose from his nostrils; consuming fire came from his mouth, burning coals blazed out of it. WEB 9 He bowed the heavens also, and came down. Thick darkness was under his feet. NIV 9 He parted the heavens and came down; dark clouds were under his feet. WEB 10 He rode on a cherub, and flew. Yes, he soared on the wings of the wind. NIV 10 He mounted the cherubim and flew; he soared on the wings of the wind. WEB 11 He made darkness his hiding-place, his pavilion around him, Darkness of waters, thick clouds of the skies. NIV 11 He made darkness his covering, his canopy around him-- the dark rain clouds of the sky. WEB 12 At the brightness before him his thick clouds passed, Hailstones and coals of fire. NIV 12 Out of the brightness of his presence clouds advanced, with hailstones and bolts of lightning. WEB 13 Yahweh also thundered in the sky, The Most High uttered his voice, Hailstones and coals of fire. NIV 13 The LORD thundered from heaven; the voice of the Most High resounded. WEB 14 He sent out his arrows, and scattered them; Yes, lightnings manifold, and routed them. NIV 14 He shot his arrows and scattered [the enemies], great bolts of lightning and routed them. WEB 15 Then the channels of waters appeared, The foundations of the world were laid bare, At your rebuke, Yahweh, At the blast of the breath of your nostrils. NIV 15 The valleys of the sea were exposed and the foundations of the earth laid bare at your rebuke, O LORD, at the blast of breath from your nostrils. WEB 16 He sent from on high. He took me. He drew me out of many waters. NIV 16 He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters. WEB 17 He delivered me from my strong enemy, From those who hated me; for they were too mighty for me. NIV 17 He rescued me from my powerful enemy, from my foes, who were too strong for me. WEB 18 They came on me in the day of my calamity, But Yahweh was my support. NIV 18 They confronted me in the day of my disaster, but the LORD was my support. WEB 19 He brought me forth also into a large place. He delivered me, because he delighted in me. NIV 19 He brought me out into a spacious place; he rescued me because he delighted in me. WEB 20 Yahweh has rewarded me according to my righteousness. According to the cleanness of my hands has he recompensed me. NIV 20 The LORD has dealt with me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands he has rewarded me. WEB 21 For I have kept the ways of Yahweh, And have not wickedly departed from my God. NIV 21 For I have kept the ways of the LORD; I have not done evil by turning from my God. WEB 22 For all his ordinances were before me. I didn't put away his statutes from me. NIV 22 All his laws are before me; I have not turned away from his decrees. WEB 23 I was also blameless with him. I kept myself from my iniquity. NIV 23 I have been blameless before him and have kept myself from sin. WEB 24 Therefore has Yahweh recompensed me according to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight. NIV 24 The LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his sight. WEB 25 With the merciful you will show yourself merciful. With the perfect man, you will show yourself perfect. NIV 25 To the faithful you show yourself faithful, to the blameless you show yourself blameless, WEB 26 With the pure, you will show yourself pure. With the crooked you will show yourself shrewd. NIV 26 to the pure you show yourself pure, but to the crooked you show yourself shrewd. WEB 27 For you will save the afflicted people, But the haughty eyes you will bring down. NIV 27 You save the humble but bring low those whose eyes are haughty. WEB 28 For you will light my lamp. Yahweh, my God, will light up my darkness. NIV 28 You, O LORD, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light. WEB 29 For by you, I advance through a troop. By my God, I leap over a wall. NIV 29 With your help I can advance against a troop; with my God I can scale a wall. WEB 30 As for God, his way is perfect. The word of Yahweh is tried. He is a shield to all those who take refuge in him. NIV 30 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. WEB 31 For who is God, except Yahweh? Who is a rock, besides our God, NIV 31 For who is God besides the LORD? And who is the Rock except our God? WEB 32 The God who arms me with strength, and makes my way perfect? NIV 32 It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect. WEB 33 He makes my feet like hinds' feet, And sets me on my high places. NIV 33 He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; he enables me to stand on the heights. WEB 34 He teaches my hands to war; So that my arms bend a bow of bronze. NIV 34 He trains my hands for battle; my arms can bend a bow of bronze. WEB 35 You have also given me the shield of your salvation. Your right hand sustains me. Your gentleness has made me great. NIV 35 You give me your shield of victory, and your right hand sustains me; you stoop down to make me great. WEB 36 You have enlarged my steps under me, My feet have not slipped. NIV 36 You broaden the path beneath me, so that my ankles do not turn. WEB 37 I will pursue my enemies, and overtake them. Neither will I turn again until they are consumed. NIV 37 I pursued my enemies and overtook them; I did not turn back till they were destroyed. WEB 38 I will strike them through, so that they will not be able to rise. They shall fall under my feet. NIV 38 I crushed them so that they could not rise; they fell beneath my feet. WEB 39 For you have girded me with strength to the battle. You have subdued under me those who rose up against me. NIV 39 You armed me with strength for battle; you made my adversaries bow at my feet. WEB 40 You have also made my enemies turn their backs to me, That I might cut off those who hate me. NIV 40 You made my enemies turn their backs in flight, and I destroyed my foes. WEB 41 They cried, but there was none to save; Even to Yahweh, but he didn't answer them. NIV 41 They cried for help, but there was no one to save them-- to the LORD, but he did not answer. WEB 42 Then I beat them small as the dust before the wind. I cast them out as the mire of the streets. NIV 42 I beat them as fine as dust borne on the wind; I poured them out like mud in the streets. WEB 43 You have delivered me from the strivings of the people. You have made me the head of the nations. A people whom I have not known shall serve me. NIV 43 You have delivered me from the attacks of the people; you have made me the head of nations; people I did not know are subject to me. WEB 44 As soon as they hear of me they shall obey me. The foreigners shall submit themselves to me. NIV 44 As soon as they hear me, they obey me; foreigners cringe before me. WEB 45 The foreigners shall fade away, And shall come trembling out of their close places. NIV 45 They all lose heart; they come trembling from their strongholds. WEB 46 Yahweh lives; and blessed be my rock. Exalted be the God of my salvation, NIV 46 The LORD lives! Praise be to my Rock! Exalted be God my Savior! WEB 47 Even the God who executes vengeance for me, And subdues peoples under me. NIV 47 He is the God who avenges me, who subdues nations under me, WEB 48 He rescues me from my enemies. Yes, you lift me up above those who rise up against me. You deliver me from the violent man. NIV 48 who saves me from my enemies. You exalted me above my foes; from violent men you rescued me. WEB 49 Therefore I will give thanks to you, Yahweh, among the nations, And will sing praises to your name. NIV 49 Therefore I will praise you among the nations, O LORD; I will sing praises to your name. WEB 50 He gives great deliverance to his king, And shows lovingkindness to his anointed, To David and to his seed, forevermore. NIV 50 He gives his king great victories; he shows unfailing kindness to his anointed, to David and his descendants forever.