2 Samuel 22:42
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New Living Translation
They looked for help, but no one came to their rescue. They even cried to the LORD, but he refused to answer.

King James Bible
They looked, but there was none to save; even unto the LORD, but he answered them not.

Darby Bible Translation
They looked, and there was none to save Unto Jehovah, and he answered them not.

World English Bible
They looked, but there was none to save; even to Yahweh, but he didn't answer them.

Young's Literal Translation
They look, and there is no saviour; Unto Jehovah, and He hath not answered them.

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2 Samuel 22:42 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
1 Samuel 28:6
He asked the LORD what he should do, but the LORD refused to answer him, either by dreams or by sacred lots or by the prophets.

Isaiah 1:15
When you lift up your hands in prayer, I will not look. Though you offer many prayers, I will not listen, for your hands are covered with the blood of innocent victims.

Isaiah 17:7
Then at last the people will look to their Creator and turn their eyes to the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 17:8
They will no longer look to their idols for help or worship what their own hands have made. They will never again bow down to their Asherah poles or worship at the pagan shrines they have built.

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