New International Version
But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble.
King James Bible
But I will sing of thy power; yea, I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning: for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble.
Darby Bible Translation
But as for me, I will sing of thy strength; yea, I will sing aloud of thy loving-kindness in the morning; for thou hast been to me a high fortress, and a refuge in the day of my trouble.
World English Bible
But I will sing of your strength. Yes, I will sing aloud of your loving kindness in the morning. For you have been my high tower, a refuge in the day of my distress.
Young's Literal Translation
And I -- I sing of Thy strength, And I sing at morn of Thy kindness, For thou hast been a tower to me, And a refuge for me in a day of adversity.
Psalm 59:16 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will sing of thy power - For it was because thy hand was upon me for good, that I have thus succeeded in my enterprises.
Yea, I will sing aloud of thy mercy - I shall publish abroad what thou hast done; and done not for my worthiness, nor for the worthiness of the people; but for thy own mercy's sake.
In the day of my trouble - When I came with small means and feeble help, and had the force and fraud of many enemies to contend with, besides the corruption and unfaithfulness of my own people; thou wast then my defense; and in all attacks, whether open or covered, my sure refuge. I will, therefore, sing of thy mercy in the morning - I will hasten to acquit myself of a duty I owe to thee for such singular interpositions of mercy and power.
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'Because of his strength will I wait upon Thee: for God is my defence.... 17. Unto Thee, O my strength, will I sing: for God is my defence, and the God of my mercy.'--PSALM lix. 9, 17. There is an obvious correspondence between these two verses even as they stand in our translation, and still more obviously in the Hebrew. You observe that in the former verse the words 'because of' are a supplement inserted by our translators, because they did not exactly know what to make of the bare words as they …
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When you are in distress and all these things have happened to you, then in later days you will return to the LORD your God and obey him.
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.
Remember to extol his work, which people have praised in song.
In the morning, LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.
The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.
They confronted me in the day of my disaster, but the LORD was my support.
For the director of music. A psalm of David. The king rejoices in your strength, LORD. How great is his joy in the victories you give!
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