Psalm 18:11-21 NIV

11 He made darkness his covering,1 his canopy2 around him-- the dark rain clouds of the sky.

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12 Out of the brightness of his presence3 clouds advanced, with hailstones4 and bolts of lightning.5

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13 The LORD thundered6 from heaven; the voice of the Most High resounded.a

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    • c 18:13 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint (see also 2 Samuel 22:14); most Hebrew manuscripts "resounded, / amid hailstones and bolts of lightning"
      14 He shot his arrows7 and scattered [the enemies], great bolts of lightning8 and routed them.9

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      15 The valleys of the sea were exposed and the foundations10 of the earth laid bare at your rebuke,11 O LORD, at the blast of breath from your nostrils.12

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      16 He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters.13

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      17 He rescued me from my powerful enemy,14 from my foes, who were too strong for me.15

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      18 They confronted me in the day of my disaster,16 but the LORD was my support.17

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      19 He brought me out into a spacious place;18 he rescued me because he delighted in me.19

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      20 The LORD has dealt with me according to my righteousness;20 according to the cleanness of my hands21 he has rewarded me.22

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      21 For I have kept the ways of the LORD;23 I have not done evil by turning24 from my God.

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