New International Version
The name of the LORD is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.
King James Bible
The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.
Darby Bible Translation
The name of Jehovah is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.
World English Bible
The name of Yahweh is a strong tower: the righteous run to him, and are safe.
Young's Literal Translation
A tower of strength is the name of Jehovah, Into it the righteous runneth, and is set on high.
Proverbs 18:10 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The name of the Lord is a strong tower - The name of the Lord may be taken for the Lord himself; he is a strong tower, a refuge, and place of complete safety, to all that trust in him. What a strong fortress is to the besieged, the like is God to his persecuted, tempted, afflicted followers.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
safe or set aloft
'The name of the Lord is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe. 11. The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit'--PROVERBS xviii. 10,11. The mere reading of these two verses shows that, contrary to the usual rule in the Book of Proverbs, they have a bearing on each other. They are intended to suggest a very strong contrast, and that contrast is even more emphatic in the original than in our translation; because, as the margin of your Bibles …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Cause and Cure of a Wounded Spirit
"And if Christ be in You, the Body is Dead Because of Sin: but the Spirit is Life Because of Righteousness. "
God also said to Moses, "Say to the Israelites, 'The LORD, the God of your fathers--the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob--has sent me to you.' "This is my name forever, the name you shall call me from generation to generation.
2 Samuel 22:2
He said: "The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer;
2 Samuel 22:3
my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my savior-- from violent people you save me.
The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
For you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the foe.
I will say of the LORD, "He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust."
He is my loving God and my fortress, my stronghold and my deliverer, my shield, in whom I take refuge, who subdues peoples under me.
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