Parallel Verses

World English Bible

To you, my strength, I will sing praises. For God is my high tower, the God of my mercy. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "The Lily of the Covenant." A teaching poem by David, when he fought with Aram Naharaim and with Aram Zobah, and Joab returned, and killed twelve thousand of Edom in the Valley of Salt.

New American Standard Bible

O my strength, I will sing praises to You; For God is my stronghold, the God who shows me lovingkindness.

King James Version

Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing: for God is my defence, and the God of my mercy.

Holman Bible

To You, my strength, I sing praises,
because God is my stronghold—
my faithful God.

International Standard Version

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.

A Conservative Version

To thee, O my strength, I will sing praises. For God is my high tower, the God of my mercy.

American Standard Version

Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing praises: For God is my high tower, the God of my mercy.

Amplified

Unto You, O my Strength, I will sing praises; for God is my Defense, my Fortress, and High Tower, the God Who shows me mercy and steadfast love.

Bible in Basic English

To you, O my strength, will I make my song: because God is my high tower, even the God of my mercy.

Darby Translation

Unto thee, my strength, will I sing psalms; for God is my high fortress, the God of my mercy.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing, for God is my defence and the God of my mercy.

Julia Smith Translation

My help, to thee I will play on the harp, for God my height, the God of my mercy.

King James 2000

Unto you, O my Strength, will I sing: for God is my defense, and the God of my mercy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

O my strength, to you I will give praise, because God [is] my [high] stronghold, my God of loyal love.

Modern King James verseion

To You, O my strength, I will sing; for God is my strong tower and the God of my mercy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing; for thou, O God, art my refuge, and my merciful God.

NET Bible

You are my source of strength! I will sing praises to you! For God is my refuge, the God who loves me.

New Heart English Bible

To you, my strength, I will sing praises. For God is my high tower, the God of my mercy.

The Emphasized Bible

O my Strength, unto thee, will I make melody, For, God, is my high tower, my God of lovingkindness.

Webster

To thee, O my strength, will I sing: for God is my defense, and the God of my mercy.

Youngs Literal Translation

O my Strength, unto Thee I sing praise, For God is my tower, the God of my kindness!

References

Hastings

Context Readings

God Our Stronghold

16 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. 17 To you, my strength, I will sing praises. For God is my high tower, the God of my mercy. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "The Lily of the Covenant." A teaching poem by David, when he fought with Aram Naharaim and with Aram Zobah, and Joab returned, and killed twelve thousand of Edom in the Valley of Salt.


Cross References

Psalm 59:9-10

Oh, my Strength, I watch for you, for God is my high tower.

Psalm 18:1

I love you, Yahweh, my strength.

Psalm 46:1

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

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