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International Standard Version

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.

New American Standard Bible

But as for me, I shall sing of Your strength; Yes, I shall joyfully sing of Your lovingkindness in the morning, For You have been my stronghold And a refuge in the day of my distress.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

But I will sing of Your strength
and will joyfully proclaim
Your faithful love in the morning.
For You have been a stronghold for me,
a refuge in my day of trouble.

A Conservative Version

But I will sing of thy strength. Yea, I will sing aloud of thy loving kindness in the morning. For thou have been my high tower, and a refuge in the day of my distress.

American Standard Version

But I will sing of thy strength; Yea, I will sing aloud of thy lovingkindness in the morning: For thou hast been my high tower, And a refuge in the day of my distress.

Amplified

But I will sing of Your mighty strength and power; yes, I will sing aloud of Your mercy and loving-kindness in the morning; for You have been to me a defense (a fortress and a high tower) and a refuge in the day of my distress.

Bible in Basic English

But I will make songs of your power; yes, I will give cries of joy for your mercy in the morning; because you have been my strength and my high tower in the day of my trouble.

Darby Translation

But as for me, I will sing of thy strength; yea, I will sing aloud of thy loving-kindness in the morning; for thou hast been to me a high fortress, and a refuge in the day of my trouble.

Julia Smith Translation

And I will sing thy strength; and I will rejoice at morning for thy mercy; for they wert a height to me, and a refuge in the day of straits to me.

King James 2000

But I will sing of your power; yea, I will sing aloud of your mercy in the morning: for you have been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But as for me, I will sing [of] your strength, and I will hail your loyal love in the morning, because you have been my [high] stronghold and a refuge in my {time} of trouble.

Modern King James verseion

But I will sing of Your power; yes, I will sing aloud of Your mercy in the morning; for You have been my strong tower and hiding-place in the day of my trouble.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As for me, I will sing of thy power, and praise thy mercy betimes in the morning: for thou hast been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble.

NET Bible

As for me, I will sing about your strength; I will praise your loyal love in the morning. For you are my refuge and my place of shelter when I face trouble.

New Heart English Bible

But I will sing of your strength. Yes, I will sing aloud of your loving kindness in the morning. For you have been my high tower, a refuge in the day of my distress.

The Emphasized Bible

But, I, will sing thy power, And will shout aloud, in the morning, thy lovingkindness, - For thou has become a refuge for me, And a place to flee to in the day of my distress.

Webster

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

World English Bible

But I will sing of your strength. Yes, I will sing aloud of your loving kindness in the morning. For you have been my high tower, a refuge in the day of my distress.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I -- I sing of Thy strength, And I sing at morn of Thy kindness, For thou hast been a tower to me, And a refuge for me in a day of adversity.

Verse Picture

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 59:16

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Images Psalm 59:16

Context Readings

God Our Stronghold

15 They scavenge for food. If they find nothing, they become hungry and growl. 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. 17 My Strength, I will sing praises to you, for you, God of Gracious Love, are my fortress. To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "Lily of The Covenant," for teaching about his battle with Aram-naharaim and Aram-zobah, when Joab returned and attacked 12,000 Edomites in the Salt Valley.


Cross References

Psalm 21:13

Rise up, LORD, because you are strong; we will sing and praise your power. To the Director: To the tune of "Doe of the Dawn".A Davidic Psalm.

Psalm 101:1

I will sing about gracious love and justice; LORD, I will sing praise to you.

Psalm 5:3

LORD, in the morning you will hear my voice; in the morning I will pray to you, and I will watch for your answer.

Exodus 15:6

Your right hand, LORD, was majestic in strength, your right hand, LORD, shattered the enemy.

1 Samuel 17:37

David continued, "The LORD who delivered me from the power of the lion and the power of the bear will also deliver me from the power of this Philistine." Saul told David, "Go! And may the LORD be with you."

1 Samuel 19:11-12

Saul sent messengers to David's house to watch him so they could kill him in the morning. David's wife, Michal, told him, "If you don't escape with your life tonight, tomorrow you'll be put to death."

2 Samuel 22:3

He is my God, my strong stone in him I will find my refuge my shield, the strength of my salvation, my high tower, my way of escape, and the one who is saving me. You will save me from violence.

Job 37:23

We cannot find the Almighty he is majestic in power and justice, and overflowing with righteousness; he never oppresses.

Psalm 4:1

When I call, answer me, my righteous God! When I was in distress, you set me free. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.

Psalm 30:5

For his wrath is only momentary; yet his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may lodge for the night, but shouts of joy will come in the morning.

Psalm 31:7

I will rejoice and be glad in your gracious love, for you see my affliction and take note that my soul is distressed.

Psalm 36:5

Your gracious love, LORD, reaches to the heavens; your truth extends to the skies.

Psalm 46:1

God is our refuge and strength, a great help in times of distress.

Psalm 59:9-10

My Strength, I will watch for you, for God is my fortress.

Psalm 61:2-3

From the end of the earth I will cry to you whenever my heart is overwhelmed. Place me on the rock that's too high for me.

Psalm 77:2

When I was in distress, I sought the Lord; my hands were raised at night and they did not grow weary. I refused to be comforted.

Psalm 86:13

For great is your gracious love to me; you've delivered me from the depths of Sheol.

Psalm 88:13

As for me, I cry out to you LORD, and in the morning my prayer greets you.

Psalm 89:1

I will sing forever about the gracious love of the LORD; from generation to generation I will declare your faithfulness with my mouth.

Psalm 106:8

He delivered for the sake of his name, to make his power known.

Psalm 116:1-5

I love the LORD because he has heard my prayer for mercy;

Psalm 138:7

Though I walk straight into trouble, you preserve my life, stretching out your hand to fight the vehemence of my enemies, and your right hand delivers me.

Psalm 143:8

In the morning let me hear of your gracious love, for in you I trust. Cause me to know the way I should take, because I have set my hope on you.

Psalm 145:11

They will speak about the glory of your kingdom, and they will talk about your might,

Jeremiah 30:7

Oh how terrible! That time will be worse than any like it. It will be a time of trouble for Jacob, but he will be rescued from it.

Romans 15:9

so that the gentiles may glorify God for his mercy. As it is written, "That is why I will praise you among the gentiles; I will sing praises to your name."

2 Corinthians 1:10

He has rescued us from a terrible death, and he will continue to rescue us. Yes, he is the one on whom we have set our hope, and he will rescue us again,

Ephesians 1:6-7

so that we would praise his glorious grace that he gave us in the Beloved One.

Ephesians 3:20

Now to the one who can do infinitely more than all we can ask or imagine according to the power that is working among us

Hebrews 5:7

As a mortal man, he offered up prayers and appeals with loud cries and tears to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his devotion to God.

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