Psalms 144:1

Overview - Psalms 144
David blesses God for his mercy both to him and to man.
He prays that God would powerfully deliver him from his enemies.
He promises to praise God.
11 He prays for the happy state of the kingdom.
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Psalms 144:1  (King James Version)
Blessed be the LORD my strength, which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight:

) A Psalm of David.
Calmet and others think that this Psalm was composed by David after the death of Absalom; and from a collation of it with Ps 18, in which the same ideas and form of expression occur,
there can be no doubt of both having proceeded from the same pen, and that David was the author.* my strength
Hebrew my rock.
Psalms 18:2 Psalms 18:31 71:3 95:1 Deuteronomy 32:30 Deuteronomy 32:31 ; Isaiah 26:4 ; *marg:
Isaiah 45:24

18:34 Psalms 44:3 Psalms 44:4 60:12 2 Samuel 22:35 ; 2 Corinthians 10:4 ; Ephesians 6:10 Ephesians 6:11

to war
or, to the war, etc.