Psalm 28:8
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King James Version
The LORD is their strength, and he is the saving strength of his anointed.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah is their strength; and he is the stronghold of salvation to his anointed one.

World English Bible
Yahweh is their strength. He is a stronghold of salvation to his anointed.

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah is strength to him, Yea, the strength of the salvation of His anointed is He.

Psalm 28:8 Parallel
King James Translators' Notes

their: or, his

saving...: Heb. strength of salvations

Geneva Study Bible

The LORD is {g} their strength, and he is the saving strength of his anointed.

(g) Meaning his soldiers who were means by which God declared his power.Psalm 28:8 Parallel Commentaries

The Great Privilege of those that are Born of God
"Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin." 1 John 3:9. 1. It has been frequently supposed, that the being born of God was all one with the being justified; that the new birth and justification were only different expressions, denoting the same thing: It being certain, on the one hand, that whoever is justified is also born of God; and, on the other, that whoever is born of God is also justified; yea, that both these gifts of God are given to every believer in one and the same moment. In one
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions

Religion Pleasant to the Religious.
"O taste and see how gracious the Lord is; blessed is the man that trusteth in Him."--Psalm xxxiv. 8. You see by these words what love Almighty God has towards us, and what claims He has upon our love. He is the Most High, and All-Holy. He inhabiteth eternity: we are but worms compared with Him. He would not be less happy though He had never created us; He would not be less happy though we were all blotted out again from creation. But He is the God of love; He brought us all into existence,
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VII

The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Psalm 3:8
Salvation belongeth unto the LORD: thy blessing is upon thy people. Selah.

Psalm 18:50
Great deliverance giveth he to his king; and sheweth mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for evermore.

Psalm 20:6
Now know I that the LORD saveth his anointed; he will hear him from his holy heaven with the saving strength of his right hand.

Psalm 27:1
A Psalm of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Psalm 29:11
The LORD will give strength unto his people; the LORD will bless his people with peace.

Psalm 89:17
For thou art the glory of their strength: and in thy favour our horn shall be exalted.

Psalm 140:7
O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.

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