2 Samuel 22:36
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English Standard Version
You have given me the shield of your salvation, and your gentleness made me great.

King James Bible
Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy gentleness hath made me great.

American Standard Version
Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation; And thy gentleness hath made me great.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou hast given me the shield of my salvation: and thy mildness hath multiplied me.

English Revised Version
Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy gentleness hath made me great.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy gentleness hath made me great.

2 Samuel 22:36 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

In the strength of his God he could run hostile troops and leap walls, i.e., overcome every hostile power. ארוּץ, not from רצץ, to smash in pieces, but from רוּץ, to run; construed with the accusative according to the analogy of verbs of motion.

2 Samuel 22:36 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the shield

Genesis 15:1 After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am your shield...

Psalm 84:11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Ephesians 6:16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, with which you shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.

gentleness

Psalm 18:35 You have also given me the shield of your salvation: and your right hand has held me up, and your gentleness has made me great.

made me great [heb] multiplied me

Genesis 12:2 And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great; and you shall be a blessing:

Genesis 22:17 That in blessing I will bless you, and in multiplying I will multiply your seed as the stars of the heaven...

Psalm 115:14 The LORD shall increase you more and more, you and your children.

Cross References
Ephesians 6:16
In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one;

Ephesians 6:17
and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God,

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