2 Samuel 22:17
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New Living Translation
"He reached down from heaven and rescued me; he drew me out of deep waters.

King James Bible
He sent from above, he took me; he drew me out of many waters;

Darby Bible Translation
He reached forth from above, he took me, He drew me out of great waters;

World English Bible
He sent from on high and he took me. He drew me out of many waters.

Young's Literal Translation
He sendeth from above -- He taketh me, He draweth me out of many waters.

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2 Samuel 22:17 Parallel Commentaries
Christ's Prophetic Office
'The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet,' &c. Deut 18:85. Having spoken of the person of Christ, we are next to speak of the offices of Christ. These are Prophetic, Priestly, and Regal. 'The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet.' Enunciatur hic locus de Christo. It is spoken of Christ.' There are several names given to Christ as a Prophet. He is called the Counsellor' in Isa 9:9. In uno Christo Angelus foederis completur [The Messenger of the Covenant appears in Christ alone].
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Exodus 2:10
Later, when the boy was older, his mother brought him back to Pharaoh's daughter, who adopted him as her own son. The princess named him Moses, for she explained, "I lifted him out of the water."

2 Samuel 22:18
He rescued me from my powerful enemies, from those who hated me and were too strong for me.

Psalm 144:7
Reach down from heaven and rescue me; rescue me from deep waters, from the power of my enemies.

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