Parallel Verses

Amplified

Blessed be the Lord, my Rock and my keen and firm Strength, Who teaches my hands to war and my fingers to fight -- "

New American Standard Bible

Blessed be the LORD, my rock, Who trains my hands for war, And my fingers for battle;

King James Version

{A Psalm of David.} Blessed be the LORD my strength, which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight:

Holman Bible

May the Lord my rock be praised, who trains my hands for battle and my fingers for warfare.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

Blessed be LORD, my rock, who teaches my hands to war, [and] my fingers to fight,

American Standard Version

Blessed be Jehovah my rock, Who teacheth my hands to war, And my fingers to fight:

Bible in Basic English

Praise be to the God of my strength, teaching my hands the use of the sword, and my fingers the art of fighting:

Darby Translation

{A Psalm of David.} Blessed be Jehovah my rock, who teacheth my hands to war, my fingers to fight;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

. To David. Blessed be Jehovah my rock, teaching my hands for the encounter, my fingers for war;

King James 2000

[A Psalm of David.] Blessed be the LORD my strength, who teaches my hands to war, and my fingers to fight:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed be Yahweh, my rock, the one who trains my hands for battle, my fingers for war--

Modern King James verseion

A Psalm of David. Blessed is Jehovah my Rock, who teaches My hands for war, my fingers for battle.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{A Psalm of David} Blessed be the LORD my strength, which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight.

NET Bible

By David. The Lord, my protector, deserves praise -- the one who trains my hands for battle, and my fingers for war,

New Heart English Bible

Blessed be the LORD, my Rock, who teaches my hands to war, and my fingers to battle:

The Emphasized Bible

Blessed be Yahweh, my Rock, who teacheth my hands to war, my fingers to fight:

Webster

A Psalm of David. Blessed be the LORD my strength, who teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight;

World English Bible

Blessed be Yahweh, my rock, who teaches my hands to war, and my fingers to battle:

Youngs Literal Translation

By David. Blessed is Jehovah my rock, who is teaching My hands for war, my fingers for battle.

Context Readings

A Cry For Help

1 Blessed be the Lord, my Rock and my keen and firm Strength, Who teaches my hands to war and my fingers to fight -- " 2 My Steadfast Love and my Fortress, my High Tower and my Deliverer, my Shield and He in Whom I trust and take refuge, Who subdues my people under me.



Cross References

Psalm 18:34

He teaches my hands to war, so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.

Psalm 18:2

The Lord is my Rock, my Fortress, and my Deliverer; my God, my keen and firm Strength in Whom I will trust and take refuge, my Shield, and the Horn of my salvation, my High Tower.

2 Samuel 22:35

He trains my hands for war, so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.

Psalm 18:31

For who is God except the Lord? Or who is the Rock save our God,

2 Corinthians 10:4

For the weapons of our warfare are not physical [weapons of flesh and blood], but they are mighty before God for the overthrow and destruction of strongholds,

Ephesians 6:10-11

In conclusion, be strong in the Lord [be empowered through your union with Him]; draw your strength from Him [that strength which His boundless might provides].

Deuteronomy 32:30-31

How could one have chased a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the Lord had delivered them up?

Psalm 44:3-4

For they got not the land [of Canaan] in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them; but Your right hand and Your arm and the light of Your countenance [did it], because You were favorable toward and did delight in them.

Psalm 60:12

Through God we shall do valiantly, for He it is Who shall tread down our adversaries.

Psalm 71:3

Be to me a rock of refuge in which to dwell, and a sheltering stronghold to which I may continually resort, which You have appointed to save me, for You are my Rock and my Fortress.

Psalm 95:1

O come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the Rock of our salvation!

Isaiah 26:4

So trust in the Lord (commit yourself to Him, lean on Him, hope confidently in Him) forever; for the Lord God is an everlasting Rock [the Rock of Ages].

Isaiah 45:24

Only in the Lord shall one say, I have righteousness (salvation and victory) and strength [to achieve]. To Him shall all come who were incensed against Him, and they shall be ashamed.

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