New Living Translation
O my Strength, to you I sing praises, for you, O God, are my refuge, the God who shows me unfailing love.
King James Bible
Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing: for God is my defence, and the God of my mercy.
Darby Bible Translation
Unto thee, my strength, will I sing psalms; for God is my high fortress, the God of my mercy.
World English Bible
To you, my strength, I will sing praises. For God is my high tower, the God of my mercy. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "The Lily of the Covenant." A teaching poem by David, when he fought with Aram Naharaim and with Aram Zobah, and Joab returned, and killed twelve thousand of Edom in the Valley of Salt.
Young's Literal Translation
O my Strength, unto Thee I sing praise, For God is my tower, the God of my kindness!
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LibraryThe King --Continued.
The years thus well begun are, in the historical books, characterized mainly by three events, namely, the bringing up of the ark to the newly won city of David, Nathan's prophecy of the perpetual dominion of his house, and his victories over the surrounding nations. These three hinges of the narrative are all abundantly illustrated in the psalms. As to the first, we have relics of the joyful ceremonial connected with it in two psalms, the fifteenth and twenty-fourth, which are singularly alike not …
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For the choir director: A psalm of David, the servant of the L I love you, LORD; you are my strength.
For the choir director: A psalm of David. How the king rejoices in your strength, O LORD! He shouts with joy because you give him victory.
The LORD is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving.
You are my strength; I wait for you to rescue me, for you, O God, are my fortress.
In his unfailing love, my God will stand with me. He will let me look down in triumph on all my enemies.
He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress where I will never be shaken.
God has spoken plainly, and I have heard it many times: Power, O God, belongs to you;
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