King James Version
But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.
Darby Bible Translation
But thou, Jehovah, art a shield about me; my glory, and the lifter up of my head.
World English Bible
But you, Yahweh, are a shield around me, my glory, and the one who lifts up my head.
Young's Literal Translation
And Thou, O Jehovah, art a shield for me, My honour, and lifter up of my head.
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CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
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But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.Psalm 3:3 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryRules to be Observed in Singing of Psalms.
1. Beware of singing divine psalms for an ordinary recreation, as do men of impure spirits, who sing holy psalms intermingled with profane ballads: They are God's word: take them not in thy mouth in vain. 2. Remember to sing David's psalms with David's spirit (Matt. xxii. 43.) 3. Practise St. Paul's rule--"I will sing with the spirit, but I will sing with the understanding also." (1 Cor. xiv. 15.) 4. As you sing uncover your heads (1 Cor. xi. 4), and behave yourselves in comely reverence as in the …
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O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah.
For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.
Have mercy upon me, O LORD; consider my trouble which I suffer of them that hate me, thou that liftest me up from the gates of death:
And now shall mine head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD.
The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.
A Psalm and Song at the dedication of the house of David. I will extol thee, O LORD; for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.
But thou, O LORD, be merciful unto me, and raise me up, that I may requite them.
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