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.
Psalm 61:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke'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
LibraryDecember 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.
You are my strength, I watch for you; you, God, are my fortress,
My salvation and my honor depend on God; he is my mighty rock, my refuge.
I have become a sign to many; you are my strong refuge.
The name of the LORD is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.
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.
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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