Psalm 61:3
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New International Version
For you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the foe.

King James Bible
For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy.

Darby Bible Translation
For thou hast been a refuge for me, a strong tower from before the enemy.

World English Bible
For you have been a refuge for me, a strong tower from the enemy.

Young's Literal Translation
For Thou hast been a refuge for me, A tower of strength because of the enemy.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Those hast been a shelter for me - During the whole duration of the captivity God marvellously dealt with the poor Jews; so that, although they were cast down, they were not utterly forsaken.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Psalm 4:6,7 There be many that say, Who will show us any good? LORD, lift you up the light of your countenance on us...

Psalm 116:2 Because he has inclined his ear to me, therefore will I call on him as long as I live.

Psalm 140:7 O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, you have covered my head in the day of battle.

Isaiah 46:3,4 Listen to me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, which are borne by me from the belly...

2 Corinthians 1:10 Who delivered us from so great a death, and does deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us;

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Psalm 18:2 The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler...

Proverbs 18:10 The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runs into it, and is safe.

Library
December 15. "When My Heart is Overwhelmed Lead Me to the Rock that is Higher than I" (Ps. Lxi. 2).
"When my heart is overwhelmed lead me to the Rock that is higher than I" (Ps. lxi. 2). The end of self is the beginning of God. "When the tale of bricks is doubled then comes Moses." That is the old Hebrew way of putting it. "Man's extremity is God's opportunity." That is the proverbial expression of it. "When my heart is overwhelmed, lead me to the rock that is higher than I." That is David's way of expressing it. "We have no might against this company, neither know we what to do." No might, no
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

Thy Neck is Like the Tower of David, Builded with Bulwarks; a Thousand Shields Hang Upon It, all the Armor of Mighty Men.
The neck is the strength of the soul; it is well likened to the tower of David, because all the strength of the soul is in God, who is the house of Jesus Christ and of David. For this great King insists in many places in the Psalms, that God alone is his support, his refuge, his defence, and, above all, his strong tower (Psalm 61), The bulwarks that surround it are the total abandonment the soul has made of itself to God. Trust, faith and hope have fortified it in its abandonment; the weaker it is
Madame Guyon—Song of Songs of Solomon

Cross References
Psalm 59:9
You are my strength, I watch for you; you, God, are my fortress,

Psalm 62:7
My salvation and my honor depend on God; he is my mighty rock, my refuge.

Psalm 71:7
I have become a sign to many; you are my strong refuge.

Proverbs 18:10
The name of the LORD is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.

Joel 3:16
The LORD will roar from Zion and thunder from Jerusalem; the earth and the heavens will tremble. But the LORD will be a refuge for his people, a stronghold for the people of Israel.

Micah 4:8
As for you, watchtower of the flock, stronghold of Daughter Zion, the former dominion will be restored to you; kingship will come to Daughter Jerusalem."

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