New International Version
You make your saving help my shield, and your right hand sustains me; your help has made me great.
King James Bible
Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy right hand hath holden me up, and thy gentleness hath made me great.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou didst give me the shield of thy salvation, and thy right hand held me up; and thy condescending gentleness hath made me great.
World English Bible
You have also given me the shield of your salvation. Your right hand sustains me. Your gentleness has made me great.
Young's Literal Translation
And Thou givest to me the shield of Thy salvation, And Thy right hand doth support me, And Thy lowliness maketh me great.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The shield of thy salvation - In all battles and dangers God defended him. He was constantly safe because he possessed the salvation of God. Everywhere God protected him. Thy gentleness, ענותך anvathecha, thy meekness or humility. Thou hast enabled me to bear and forbear; to behave with courage in adversity, and with humility in prosperity; and thus I am become great. By these means thou hast multiplied me. The Vulgate reads, Disciplina tua ipsa me docebit; "And thy discipline itself shall teach me." In this sense it was understood by most of the versions. The old Psalter paraphrases thus: Thi chastying suffers me noght to erre fra the end to com.
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gentleness. or, with thy meekness thou hast multiplied me
LibraryAugust 2. "Thy Gentleness Hath Made Me Great" (Ps. xviii. 35).
"Thy gentleness hath made me great" (Ps. xviii. 35). The blessed Comforter is gentle, tender, and full of patience and love. How gentle are God's dealings even with sinners! How patient His forbearance! How tender His discipline, with His own erring children! How He led Jacob, Joseph, Israel, David, Elijah, and all His ancient servants, until they could truly say, "Thy gentleness hath made me great." The heart in which the Holy Spirit dwells will always be characterized by gentleness, lowliness, …
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We wait in hope for the LORD; he is our help and our shield.
I cling to you; your right hand upholds me.
You will increase my honor and comfort me once more.
My hand will sustain him; surely my arm will strengthen him.
Uphold me, and I will be delivered; I will always have regard for your decrees.
Though the LORD is exalted, he looks kindly on the lowly; though lofty, he sees them from afar.
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