Psalm 18:3-13 NIV

3 I called to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and I have been saved from my enemies.

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4 The cords of death entangled me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me.

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5 The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me.

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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.

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7 The earth trembled and quaked, and the foundations of the mountains shook; they trembled because he was angry.

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8 Smoke rose from his nostrils; consuming fire came from his mouth, burning coals blazed out of it.

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9 He parted the heavens and came down; dark clouds were under his feet.

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10 He mounted the cherubim and flew; he soared on the wings of the wind.

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11 He made darkness his covering, his canopy around him— the dark rain clouds of the sky.

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12 Out of the brightness of his presence clouds advanced, with hailstones and bolts of lightning.

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

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    • ‡ 18:13 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint (see also 2 Samuel 22:14); most Hebrew manuscripts "resounded," / "amid hailstones and bolts of lightning"