New Living Translation
You are my strength; I wait for you to rescue me, for you, O God, are my fortress.
King James Bible
Because of his strength will I wait upon thee: for God is my defence.
Darby Bible Translation
Their strength! ... I will take heed to thee; for God is my high fortress.
World English Bible
Oh, my Strength, I watch for you, for God is my high tower.
Young's Literal Translation
O my Strength, unto Thee I take heed, 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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The LORD is a shelter for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
The LORD is my rock, my fortress, and my savior; my God is my rock, in whom I find protection. He is my shield, the power that saves me, and my place of safety.
He rescued me from my powerful enemies, from those who hated me and were too strong for me.
But as for me, I will sing about your power. Each morning I will sing with joy about your unfailing love. For you have been my refuge, a place of safety when I am in distress.
O my Strength, to you I sing praises, for you, O God, are my refuge, the God who shows me unfailing love.
for you are my safe refuge, a fortress where my enemies cannot reach me.
He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress where I will never be shaken.
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