Psalm 55:8
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New International Version
I would hurry to my place of shelter, far from the tempest and storm."

King James Bible
I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest.

Darby Bible Translation
I would hasten my escape from the stormy wind, from the tempest.

World English Bible
"I would hurry to a shelter from the stormy wind and storm."

Young's Literal Translation
I hasten escape for myself, From a rushing wind, from a whirlwind.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The windy storm - From the sweeping wind and tempest - Absalom and his party and the mutinous people in general.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the winds storm. From the seeoing wind and tempest--Absalom and his rebellious party

Psalm 18:4 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.

Isaiah 17:12,13 Woe to the multitude of many people, which make a noise like the noise of the seas; and to the rushing of nations...

Matthew 7:25-27 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat on that house; and it fell not: for it was founded on a rock...

Library
July 9. "Cast Thy Burden on the Lord" (Ps. Lv. 22).
"Cast thy burden on the Lord" (Ps. lv. 22). Dear friends, sometimes we bring a burden to God, and we have such a groaning over it, and we seem to think God has a dreadful time, too, but in reality it does not burden Him at all. God says: It is a light thing for Me to do this for you. Your load, though heavy for you, is not heavy for Him. Christ carries the whole on one shoulder, not two shoulders. The government of the world is upon His shoulder. He is not struggling and groaning with it. His mighty
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

If Then to Sin, that Others May not Commit a Worse Sin...
21. If then to sin, that others may not commit a worse sin, either against us or against any, without doubt we ought not; it is to be considered in that which Lot did, whether it be an example which we ought to imitate, or rather one which we ought to avoid. For it seems meet to be more looked into and noted, that, when so horrible an evil from the most flagitious impiety of the Sodomites was impending over his guests, which he wished to ward off and was not able, to such a degree may even that just
St. Augustine—Against Lying

Cross References
Isaiah 4:6
It will be a shelter and shade from the heat of the day, and a refuge and hiding place from the storm and rain.

Isaiah 25:4
You have been a refuge for the poor, a refuge for the needy in their distress, a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat. For the breath of the ruthless is like a storm driving against a wall

Isaiah 29:6
the LORD Almighty will come with thunder and earthquake and great noise, with windstorm and tempest and flames of a devouring fire.

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