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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.

New American Standard Bible

A Psalm of David.
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

Davidic.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:

Amplified

Blessed be the Lord, my Rock and my great strength,
Who trains my hands for war
And my fingers for battle;

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;

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.

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 {A Psalm of David} Blessed be the LORD my strength, which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight. 2 My hope and my castle, my defense and my deliverer, my shield in whom I trust, which subdueth the people that is under me.



Cross References

Psalm 18:34

He teacheth my hands to fight, and mine arms shall bend even a bow of steel. {TYNDALE: And teacheth my hands to fight, that a bow of brass is too weak for mine arms.}

Psalm 18:2

The LORD is my stony rock, and my defense, my Saviour, my God, and my might, in whom I will trust, my buckler, the horn also of my salvation, and my refuge. {TYNDALE: The LORD is my rock, my castle and my deliverer. God is my strength, and in him will I trust: my shield and the horn that defendeth me: mine high hold and refuge.}

2 Samuel 22:35

And teacheth my hands to fight, that a bow of brass is too weak for mine arms.

Psalm 18:31

For who is God, but the LORD? Or, who hath any strength, but our God? {TYNDALE: Who is a God save the LORD, and who mighty save our God?}

2 Corinthians 10:4

For the weapons of our war are not carnal things, but things mighty in God to cast down strongholds;

Ephesians 6:10-11

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.

Deuteronomy 32:30-31

How cometh it that one shall chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand of them to flight - except their rock had sold them, and because the LORD had delivered them.

Psalm 44:3-4

For they got not the land in possession through their own sword, neither was it their own arm that helped them - But thy righthand, thine arm and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadst a favour unto them.

Psalm 60:12

Through God will we do great acts, for it is he that shall tread down our enemies.

Psalm 71:3

Be thou my stronghold, whereunto I may always resort; thou hast promised to help me, for thou art my house of defense and my castle.

Psalm 95:1

{An exhortation to the earnest praising of God} O come, let us sing unto the LORD; let us heartily rejoice in the strength of our salvation.

Isaiah 26:4

Hope still in the LORD, for in the LORD God is everlasting strength.

Isaiah 45:24

saying, "Verily in the LORD is my righteousness and strength. To him shall men come: but all they that think scorn of him, shall be confounded."

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