Psalm 3:8
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King James Version
Salvation belongeth unto the LORD: thy blessing is upon thy people. Selah.

Darby Bible Translation
Salvation is of Jehovah; thy blessing is upon thy people. Selah.

World English Bible
Salvation belongs to Yahweh. Your blessing be on your people. Selah. For the Chief Musician; on stringed instruments. A Psalm by David.

Young's Literal Translation
Of Jehovah is this salvation; On Thy people is Thy blessing! Selah.

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Geneva Study Bible

{d} Salvation belongeth unto the LORD: thy blessing is upon thy people. Selah.

(d) No matter how great or many the dangers may be, yet God always has ways to deliver his.Psalm 3:8 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Rules 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
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

The Godly are in Some Sense Already Blessed
I proceed now to the second aphorism or conclusion, that the godly are in some sense already blessed. The saints are blessed not only when they are apprehended by God, but while they are travellers to glory. They are blessed before they are crowned. This seems a paradox to flesh and blood. What, reproached and maligned, yet blessed! A man that looks upon the children of God with a carnal eye and sees how they are afflicted, and like the ship in the gospel which was covered with waves' (Matthew 8:24),
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

"Nineveh, that Great City"
Among the cities of the ancient world in the days of divided Israel one of the greatest was Nineveh, the capital of the Assyrian realm. Founded on the fertile bank of the Tigris, soon after the dispersion from the tower of Babel, it had flourished through the centuries until it had become "an exceeding great city of three days' journey." Jonah 3:3. In the time of its temporal prosperity Nineveh was a center of crime and wickedness. Inspiration has characterized it as "the bloody city, . . . full
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Revelation 7:10
And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.

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

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

Psalm 35:3
Draw out also the spear, and stop the way against them that persecute me: say unto my soul, I am thy salvation.

Psalm 37:39
But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble.

Proverbs 21:31
The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD.

Isaiah 43:11
I, even I, am the LORD; and beside me there is no saviour.

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