Parallel Verses

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.

International Standard Version

The LORD is good a refuge in troubled times. He knows those who are confiding 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 [He recognizes, cares for, and understands fully] 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.

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

Images Nahum 1:7

Context Readings

Destruction Of Nineveh

6 Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? his fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown down by him. 7 The Lord is good,
A stronghold in the day of trouble,
And He knows those who take refuge in Him.
8 But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end of his place, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.



Cross References

Psalm 1:6

For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Jeremiah 33:11

the voice of joy, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the voice of those that shall say, Praise the LORD of the hosts; for the LORD is good; for his mercy endures for ever: and of those that shall bring the sacrifice of praise into the house of the LORD. For I will cause the captivity of the land to turn as at the first, said the LORD.

2 Timothy 2:19

Nevertheless, the foundation of God stands sure, having this seal, The Lord knows those that are his. And, Let every one that names the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

Psalm 25:8

Cheth Good and upright is the LORD: therefore he will teach sinners in the way.

Psalm 100:5

For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endures to all generations.

Isaiah 25:4

For thou hast been strength to the poor, strength to the needy in his distress, refuge from the storm, shadow from the heat, for the force of the violent is as a storm against the wall.

John 10:27

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

1 Chronicles 5:20

And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand and all that were with them, for they cried to God in the battle, and he was intreated of them because they put their trust in him.

1 Chronicles 16:34

O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good; for his mercy is eternal.

2 Chronicles 16:8-9

Were not the Ethiopians and the Lubims a huge host, with very many chariots and horsemen? Yet, because thou didst rely on the LORD, he delivered them into thy hand.

2 Chronicles 32:8

With him is an arm of flesh, but with us is the LORD our God to help us and to fight our battles. And the people were upheld by the words of Hezekiah, king of Judah.

2 Chronicles 32:11

Does not Hezekiah deceive you to give yourselves over to die by famine and by thirst, saying, The LORD our God shall deliver us out of the hand of the king of Assyria?

2 Chronicles 32:21

And the LORD sent an angel who cut off all the mighty men of valour and the captains and the princes in the camp of the king of Assyria. So he returned with shame of face to his own land. And as he entered into the house of his god, those that had come forth of his own bowels slew him there with the sword.

Ezra 3:11

And they sang, praising and giving thanks unto the LORD because he is good, for his mercy endures for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, praising the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.

Psalm 18:1-2

I will love thee, O LORD, my strength.

Psalm 20:1

Let the LORD hear thee in the day of trouble; let the name of the God of Jacob lift thee up

Psalm 27:5

For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his tabernacle; in the secret of his tent shall he hide me; he shall set me high upon a rock.

Psalm 50:15

and call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.

Psalm 59:16

But I will sing of thy power; I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning, for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble.

Psalm 62:6-8

He only is my rock and my saving health; he is my defence; I shall not be moved.

Psalm 71:3

Be thou my strong habitation unto which I may continually resort; thou hast given a commandment that I should be saved because thou art my rock and my fortress.

Psalm 84:11-12

For the LORD God is a sun and shield unto us; the LORD will give grace and glory; he will not withhold good from those that walk uprightly.

Psalm 86:7

In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee, for thou wilt answer me.

Psalm 91:1-2

He that dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm 91:15

He shall call upon me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him and glorify him.

Psalm 136:1-26

O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good; for his mercy endures for ever.

Psalm 144:1-2

Blessed be the LORD my strength, who trains my hands for the battle and my fingers for the war:

Psalm 145:6-10

Vau And men shall speak of the might of thy terrible acts, and I will declare thy greatness.

Proverbs 18:10

The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous shall run into it, and be raised up.

Isaiah 26:1-4

In that day they shall sing this song in the land of Judah; We have a strong city; God has appointed saving health for walls and bulwarks.

Isaiah 32:2

And that man shall be as a hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a hot land.

Isaiah 37:3-4

And they said unto him, Thus saith Hezekiah, This day is a day of trouble and of rebuke and of blasphemy, for the sons are come to the breaking of the water, and there is no strength in her who is to bring them forth.

Jeremiah 17:7-8

Blessed is the man that is steadfast in the LORD and whose trust is the LORD.

Lamentations 3:25

Teth The LORD is good unto those that wait in him, to the soul that seeks him.

Daniel 3:28

Then Nebuchadnezzar spoke and said, Blessed be the God of these, of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, who has sent his angel and delivered his servants that trusted in him and have changed the king's word and yielded their bodies that they might not serve nor worship any god, except their own God

Daniel 6:23

Then the king was exceeding glad because of him and commanded that they should take Daniel up out of the den. So Daniel was taken up out of the den, and no injury was found upon him because he believed in his God.

Matthew 7:23

And then I will profess unto them, I never knew you; depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

Matthew 27:43

He trusted in God; let him deliver him now, if he will have him, for he said, I am the Son of God.

John 10:14

I AM the good shepherd, and know my sheep and am known of mine.

Romans 11:22

Behold, therefore, the goodness and severity of God: on those who fell, severity, but toward thee, goodness if thou continue in his goodness; otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.

Galatians 4:9

But now, having known God, or rather being known of God, how do ye turn again to the weak and beggarly elements, in which ye desire again to be in slavery?

1 John 4:8-10

He that does not love does not know God, for God is charity.

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