Psalms 18:30-36

30 As for God, his way is perfect: The LORD’s word is flawless; he shields all who take refuge in him.
31 For who is God besides the LORD? And who is the Rock except our God?
32 It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.
33 He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; he causes me to stand on the heights.
34 He trains my hands for battle; my arms can bend a bow of bronze.
35 You make your saving help my shield, and your right hand sustains me; your help has made me great.
36 You provide a broad path for my feet, so that my ankles do not give way.

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Psalms 18:30 in Other Translations

KJV
30 As for God, his way is perfect: the word of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all those that trust in him.
ESV
30 This God--his way is perfect; the word of the LORD proves true; he is a shield for all those who take refuge in him.
NLT
30 God’s way is perfect. All the LORD ’s promises prove true. He is a shield for all who look to him for protection.
MSG
30 What a God! His road stretches straight and smooth. Every God-direction is road-tested. Everyone who runs toward him Makes it.
CSB
30 God-His way is perfect; the word of the Lord is pure. He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him.

Psalms 18:30-36 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 18:30-36 In-Context

28 You, LORD, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light.
29 With your help I can advance against a troop ; with my God I can scale a wall.
30 As for God, his way is perfect: The LORD’s word is flawless; he shields all who take refuge in him.
31 For who is God besides the LORD? And who is the Rock except our God?
32 It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.
33 He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; he causes me to stand on the heights.
34 He trains my hands for battle; my arms can bend a bow of bronze.
35 You make your saving help my shield, and your right hand sustains me; your help has made me great.
36 You provide a broad path for my feet, so that my ankles do not give way.
37 I pursued my enemies and overtook them; I did not turn back till they were destroyed.
38 I crushed them so that they could not rise; they fell beneath my feet.

Cross References 14

  • 1. S Deuteronomy 32:4; Revelation 15:3
  • 2. S Psalms 12:6; Proverbs 30:5
  • 3. Psalms 3:3
  • 4. Psalms 2:12; Psalms 17:7
  • 5. S Deuteronomy 4:35; Deuteronomy 32:39; Psalms 35:10; Psalms 86:8; Psalms 89:6; Isaiah 44:6,8; Isaiah 45:5,6,14,18,21; Isaiah 46:9
  • 6. S Genesis 49:24; Deuteronomy 32:31; 1 Samuel 2:2
  • 7. S ver 29; 1 Peter 5:10; Isaiah 45:5
  • 8. S Psalms 15:2; Psalms 19:13; Hebrews 10:14; James 3:2
  • 9. Psalms 42:1; Proverbs 5:19; Isaiah 35:6; Habakkuk 3:19
  • 10. S Deuteronomy 32:13
  • 11. Psalms 144:1
  • 12. Psalms 3:5; Psalms 37:5,17; Psalms 41:3; Psalms 51:12; Psalms 54:4; Psalms 55:22; Psalms 119:116; Isa 41:4,10,13; Isaiah 43:2; Isaiah 46:4
  • 13. Psalms 31:8
  • 14. S Job 18:7; Psalms 66:9
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