2 Samuel 22:31
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King James Version
As for God, his way is perfect; the word of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all them that trust in him.

Darby Bible Translation
As for �God, his way is perfect; The word of Jehovah is tried: He is a shield to all that trust in him.

World English Bible
As for God, his way is perfect. The word of Yahweh is tested. He is a shield to all those who take refuge in him.

Young's Literal Translation
God! Perfect is His way, The saying of Jehovah is tried, A shield He is to all those trusting in Him.

2 Samuel 22:31 Parallel
Commentary
King James Translators' Notes

tried: or, refined

Geneva Study Bible

As for God, his way is {o} perfect; the word of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all them that trust in him.

(o) The manner that God uses to aid his own, never fails.

Scofield Reference Notes

Margin trust

See Scofield Note: "Ps 2:12".2 Samuel 22:31 Parallel Commentaries

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The First Commandment
Thou shalt have no other gods before me.' Exod 20: 3. Why is the commandment in the second person singular, Thou? Why does not God say, You shall have no other gods? Because the commandment concerns every one, and God would have each one take it as spoken to him by name. Though we are forward to take privileges to ourselves, yet we are apt to shift off duties from ourselves to others; therefore the commandment is in the second person, Thou and Thou, that every one may know that it is spoken to him,
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

In the Present Crusade against the Bible and the Faith of Christian Men...
IN the present crusade against the Bible and the Faith of Christian men, the task of destroying confidence in the first chapter of Genesis has been undertaken by Mr. C. W. Goodwin, M.A. He requires us to "regard it as the speculation of some Hebrew Descartes or Newton, promulgated in all good faith as the best and most probable account that could be then given of God's Universe." (p. 252.) Mr. Goodwin remarks with scorn, that "we are asked to believe that a vision of Creation was presented to him
John William Burgon—Inspiration and Interpretation

A Discourse of Mercifulness
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Matthew 5:7 These verses, like the stairs of Solomon's temple, cause our ascent to the holy of holies. We are now mounting up a step higher. Blessed are the merciful . . '. There was never more need to preach of mercifulness than in these unmerciful times wherein we live. It is reported in the life of Chrysostom that he preached much on this subject of mercifulness, and for his much pressing Christians to mercy, he was called of many, the alms-preacher,
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
Matthew 5:48
Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.

Deuteronomy 32:4
He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he.

2 Samuel 22:3
The God of my rock; in him will I trust: he is my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my saviour; thou savest me from violence.

Psalm 12:6
The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.

Psalm 84:9
Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed.

Psalm 119:140
Thy word is very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it.

Proverbs 30:5
Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.

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