Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

O my strength, I will watch for you, because [you], O God, [are] my (high) stronghold.

New American Standard Bible

Because of his strength I will watch for You, For God is my stronghold.

King James Version

Because of his strength will I wait upon thee: for God is my defence.

Holman Bible

I will keep watch for You, my strength, because God is my stronghold.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

O my strength, I will give heed to thee, for God is my high tower.

American Standard Version

Because of his strength I will give heed unto thee; For God is my high tower.

Amplified

O my Strength, I will watch and give heed to You and sing praises; for God is my Defense (my Protector and High Tower).

Bible in Basic English

O my strength, I will put my hope in you; because God is my strong tower.

Darby Translation

Their strength! ... I will take heed to thee; for God is my high fortress.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I will reserve his strength unto thee, for God is my defence.

Julia Smith Translation

His strength for thee will I watch: for God my height

King James 2000

Because of your strength will I wait upon you: for God is my defense.

Modern King James verseion

O my Strength, let me look to You, for God is my strong tower.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My strength will I ascribe unto thee; for thou art the God of my refuge.

NET Bible

You are my source of strength! I will wait for you! For God is my refuge.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

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

Webster

Because of his strength will I wait upon thee: for God is my defense.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

O my Strength, unto Thee I take heed, For God is my tower -- the God of my kindness.

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

God Our Stronghold

8 But you, O Yahweh, will laugh at them; you will mock all [the] nations. 9 O my strength, I will watch for you, because [you], O God, [are] my (high) stronghold. 10 My God of loyal love will meet me; God will cause me to look [in triumph] on my enemies.


Cross References

Psalm 9:9

And Yahweh will be a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of distress.

Psalm 62:2

Only he [is] my rock and my salvation, my [high] stronghold; I shall not be greatly shaken.

Psalm 18:1-2

And he said: "I love you, O Yahweh, my strength."

Psalm 20:1

May Yahweh answer you in [the] day of trouble. May the name of Jacob's God protect you.

Psalm 27:1

Yahweh [is] my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? Yahweh [is] the refuge of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Psalm 27:14

Wait for Yahweh. Be strong and let your heart show strength, and wait for Yahweh.

Psalm 46:1

God [is] our refuge and strength, a very sufficient help in troubles.

Psalm 46:7

Yahweh of hosts [is] with us; our [high] stronghold [is] the God of Jacob. Selah

Psalm 59:17

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

Psalm 62:5-6

Only for God wait in silence, O my soul, because my hope [is] from him.

Psalm 62:11

Once God has spoken; twice I have heard this: that strength [belongs] to God.

Isaiah 12:2

Look! God [is] my salvation; I will trust, and I will not be afraid, for my strength and might [is] Yah, Yahweh; and he has become salvation for me."

Isaiah 26:3-4

You will protect a firm inclination [in] peace, [in] peace because he trusts in you.

Isaiah 40:31

But those who wait for Yahweh shall renew [their] strength. They shall go up [with] wings like eagles; they shall run and not grow weary; they shall walk and not be faint.

Isaiah 58:14

then you shall take your pleasure in Yahweh, and I will make you ride upon [the] heights of [the] earth, and I will feed you the heritage of Jacob your ancestor, for the mouth of Yahweh has spoken."

Habakkuk 3:19

Yahweh, my Lord, [is] my strength; he makes my feet like the deer; he causes me to walk on my high places. To the choirmaster with stringed instruments.

Matthew 6:13

And do not bring us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.

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