Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

The LORD is good a refuge in troubled times. He knows those who are confiding in him.

New American Standard Bible

The LORD is good, A stronghold in the day of trouble, And He knows those who take refuge in Him.

King James Version

The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.

Holman Bible

The Lord is good, a stronghold in a day of distress; He cares for those who take refuge in Him.

A Conservative Version

LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble, and he knows those who take refuge in him.

American Standard Version

Jehovah is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that take refuge in him.

Amplified

The Lord is good, a Strength and Stronghold in the day of trouble; He knows (recognizes, has knowledge of, and understands) those who take refuge and trust in Him.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord is good, a strong place in the day of trouble; and he has knowledge of those who take him for their safe cover.

Darby Translation

Jehovah is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and he knows those that trust in him.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah is good for a fortress in the day of straits; and he knew those trusting in him.

King James 2000

The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and he knows them that trust in him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh is good--a refuge in [the] day of distress; [he knows] those who take refuge in him.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and He knows those who trust in Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Full gracious is the LORD, and a stronghold in time of trouble. He knoweth them that put their trust in him:

NET Bible

The Lord is good -- indeed, he is a fortress in time of distress, and he protects those who seek refuge in him.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and he knows those who take refuge in him.

The Emphasized Bible

Good is Yahweh, as a protection in the day of distress, - and one who acknowledgeth them who seek refuge in him.

Webster

The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.

World English Bible

Yahweh is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and he knows those who take refuge in him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Good is Jehovah for a strong place in a day of distress. And He knoweth those trusting in Him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מעז מעז מעוּז מעוז 
Ma`owz 
Usage: 36

in the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

חסה 
Chacah 
to trust, to make a refuge, have hope
Usage: 37

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Destruction Of Nineveh

6 Who can stand before his fury? And who can endure his fierce anger? His displeasure pours out like fire, and rocks are broken to pieces because of him. 7 The LORD is good a refuge in troubled times. He knows those who are confiding in him. 8 But with an overwhelming deluge he will bring utter desolation to Nineveh, and his enemies he will pursue with darkness.



Cross References

Psalm 1:6

For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked will be destroyed.

Jeremiah 33:11

the sounds of rejoicing and gladness, the sounds of the bridegroom and the bride, and the sounds of those saying, "Give thanks to the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, for the LORD is good, and his gracious love lasts forever," as they bring thanksgiving offerings to the LORD's Temple. For I'll restore the fortunes of the land as they were at first,' declares the LORD.

2 Timothy 2:19

However, God's solid foundation still stands. It has this inscription on it: "The Lord knows those who belong to him," and "Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord must turn away from evil."

Psalm 25:8

The LORD is good and just; therefore he will teach sinners concerning the way.

Psalm 100:5

for the LORD is good and his gracious love stands forever. His faithfulness remains from generation to generation. A Davidic Psalm

Isaiah 25:4

For you have been a stronghold for the poor, a stronghold for the needy in distress, a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat for the blistering attack from the ruthless is like a rainstorm beating against a wall,

John 10:27

My sheep hear my voice. I know them, and they follow me.

1 Chronicles 5:20

When they received assistance against them, the Hagrites and all of their allies were handed over to their control, because they cried out to God during the battle. He honored their entreaty, because they had placed their trust in him.

1 Chronicles 16:34

Give thanks to the LORD, because he is good and because his gracious love is eternal!

2 Chronicles 16:8-9

Weren't the Ethiopians and the Libyans a vast army with many chariots and cavalry? Yet because you relied on the LORD, he gave them into your control!

2 Chronicles 32:8

He only has the strength of his own flesh, but the LORD our God is with us to help us and to fight our battles." So the people were encouraged from what King Hezekiah of Judah told them.

2 Chronicles 32:11

Isn't Hezekiah lying to you so he can hand you over to die by famine and thirst? After all, he's telling you "The LORD our God will deliver us from the king of Assyria's control."

2 Chronicles 32:21

So the LORD sent an angel, who eliminated all of the elite forces, commanders, and officers within the encampment of the king of Assyria. As a result, he retreated to his own country, deeply ashamed and humiliated. When he visited the temple of his god, some of his sons killed him right there with swords.

Ezra 3:11

And they sang in unison to one another, giving thanks to the LORD: "He is good, and his gracious love to Israel endures forever." And all the people shouted out loudly in praise to the LORD when the foundation of the LORD's Temple was laid.

Psalm 18:1-2

He said: "I love you, Lord, my strength.

Psalm 20:1

May the LORD answer you in the day of distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you.

Psalm 27:5

For he will conceal me in his shelter on the day of evil; He will hide me in a secluded chamber within his tent; He will place me on a high rock.

Psalm 50:15

Call on me in the day of distress; I will deliver you, and you will glorify me."

Psalm 59:16

But I will sing of your power and in the morning I will shout for joy about your gracious love. For you have been a fortress for me; and a refuge when I am distressed.

Psalm 62:6-8

He alone is my rock, my deliverance, and my high tower; nothing will shake me.

Psalm 71:3

Be my sheltering refuge where I may go continuously; command my deliverance for you are my rock and fortress.

Psalm 84:11-12

For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD grants grace and favor; the LORD will not withhold any good thing from those who walk blamelessly.

Psalm 86:7

In my troubled times I will call on you, for you will answer me.

Psalm 91:1-2

The one who lives in the shelter of the Most High, who rests in the shadow of the Almighty,

Psalm 91:15

When he calls out to me, I will answer him. I will be with him in his distress. I will deliver him, and I will honor him.

Psalm 136:1-26

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his gracious love is everlasting.

Psalm 144:1-2

Blessed be the LORD, my rock, who trains my hands for battle and my fingers for warfare,

Psalm 145:6-10

People will speak about the might of your great deeds, and I will announce your greatness.

Proverbs 18:10

The name of the LORD is a strong tower; a righteous person rushes to it and is lifted up above the danger.

Isaiah 26:1-4

At that time, people will sing this song in the land of Judah: "We have a strong city; God crafts victory, its walls and ramparts.

Isaiah 32:2

Each one will be like a shelter from the wind and a hiding place from storms, like streams of water in the desert, in the shadow of a great rock in an exhausted land.

Isaiah 37:3-4

"Here is what Hezekiah says," they told him. "This day is a day of trouble, rebuke, and disgrace, as when children come to the point of birth and there is no energy to deliver them.

Jeremiah 17:7-8

Blessed is the person who trusts in the LORD, making the LORD his trust.

Lamentations 3:25

The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the person who searches for him.

Daniel 3:28

Nebuchadnezzar spoke up and announced:

Daniel 6:23

The king was ecstatic, so he gave orders for Daniel to be released from the pit. Daniel was taken up from the pit, and no injury was found to have been inflicted on him, because he had believed in his God.

Matthew 7:23

Then I will tell them plainly, "I never knew you. Get away from me, you who practice evil!'"

Matthew 27:43

He trusts in God. Let God rescue him, if he wants to do so now. After all, he said, "I am the Son of God.'"

John 10:14

I'm the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me,

Romans 11:22

Consider, then, the kindness and severity of God: his severity toward those who fell, but God's kindness toward you if you continue receiving his kindness. Otherwise, you too will be cut off.

Galatians 4:9

But now that you know God, or rather have been known by God, how can you turn back again to those powerless and bankrupt basic principles? Why do you want to become their slaves all over again?

1 John 4:8-10

The person who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

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