New International Version
The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.
King James Bible
The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah will be a refuge to the oppressed one, a refuge in times of distress.
World English Bible
Yahweh will also be a high tower for the oppressed; a high tower in times of trouble.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah is a tower for the bruised, A tower for times of adversity.
Psalm 9:9 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A refuge - משגב misgab, a high place, where their enemies can neither reach nor see them. He who has God for his portion has all safety in him.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
be a refuge. Heb. be a high place
LibraryDilemma and Deliverance
Now, this morning, in addressing you, I shall divide my text into three parts. First, I shall note a certain fiery dart of Satan; secondly, I shall point out to you heaven's divine buckler, as hinted at in the text--"Thou, Lord, hast not forsaken them that seek thee;" and then, in the third place, I shall notice man's precious privilege of seeking God, and so of arming himself against Satan. I. First, then, I am to dwell for a little time upon A CERTAIN FIERY DART OF SATAN WHICH IS CONSTANTLY SHOT …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 6: 1860
A Few Sighs from Hell;
Trials of the Christian
The Care of the Soul Urged as the one Thing Needful
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.
defending the fatherless and the oppressed, so that mere earthly mortals will never again strike terror.
"Because the poor are plundered and the needy groan, I will now arise," says the LORD. "I will protect them from those who malign them."
You evildoers frustrate the plans of the poor, but the LORD is their refuge.
You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.
The salvation of the righteous comes from the LORD; he is their stronghold in time of trouble.
For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. According to alamoth. A song. God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.
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