Parallel Verses

Amplified

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.

New American Standard Bible

Be to me a rock of habitation to which I may continually come; You have given commandment to save me, For You are my rock and my fortress.

King James Version

Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art my rock and my fortress.

Holman Bible

Be a rock of refuge for me,
where I can always go.
Give the command to save me,
for You are my rock and fortress.

International Standard Version

Be my sheltering refuge where I may go continuously; command my deliverance for you are my rock and fortress.

A Conservative Version

Be thou to me a rock of habitation to which I may continually resort. Thou have given commandment to save me, for thou are my rock and my fortress.

American Standard Version

Be thou to me a rock of habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: Thou hast given commandment to save me; For thou art my rock and my fortress.

Bible in Basic English

Be my strong Rock, the strong place of my salvation; for you are my Rock, and my safe place.

Darby Translation

Be to me a rock of habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art my rock and my fortress.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Be thou my strong habitation unto which I may continually resort; thou hast given a commandment that I should be saved because thou art my rock and my fortress.

Julia Smith Translation

Be thou to me for a rock of refuge to come always: thou didst command to save me, for thou my rock and my fortress.

King James 2000

Be my strong habitation, to which I may continually resort: you have given commandment to save me; for you are my rock and my fortress.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Be for me a rock of refuge to resort to always; you have ordained to save me, because you [are] my rock and my fortress.

Modern King James verseion

Be a rock of refuge for me, to which I may always go; You have commanded to save me; for You are my Rock and my Fortress.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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.

NET Bible

Be my protector and refuge, a stronghold where I can be safe! For you are my high ridge and my stronghold.

New Heart English Bible

Be to me a rock of refuge to which I may always go. Give the command to save me, for you are my rock and my fortress.

The Emphasized Bible

Be thou unto me, a Rock to dwell in, a Place of Security, To save me, For, my mountain crag and my stronghold, thou art.

Webster

Be thou my strong habitation, to which I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art my rock and my fortress.

World English Bible

Be to me a rock of refuge to which I may always go. Give the command to save me, for you are my rock and my fortress.

Youngs Literal Translation

Be to me for a rock -- a habitation, To go in continually, Thou hast given command to save me, For my rock and my bulwark art Thou.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be thou my strong
צר צוּר 
Tsuwr 
Usage: 76

מעין מעוןo 
Ma`own 
Usage: 19


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

to save
ישׁע 
Yasha` 
Usage: 205

me for thou art my rock
סלע 
Cela` 
Usage: 60

References

Easton

Morish

Context Readings

A Prayer To God The Rock Of Refuge

2 Deliver me in Your righteousness and cause me to escape; bow down Your ear to me and save me! 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. 4 Rescue me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the grasp of the unrighteous and ruthless man.


Cross References

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.

Psalm 31:2-3

Bow down Your ear to me, deliver me speedily! Be my Rock of refuge, a strong Fortress to save me!

Psalm 44:4

You are my King, O God; command victories and deliverance for Jacob (Israel).

Deuteronomy 33:27

The eternal God is your refuge and dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms; He drove the enemy before you and thrust them out, saying, Destroy!

Psalm 42:8

Yet the Lord will command His loving-kindness in the daytime, and in the night His song shall be with me, a prayer to the God of my life.

Psalm 68:28

Your God has commanded your strength [your might in His service and impenetrable hardness to temptation]; O God, display Your might and strengthen what You have wrought for us!

Psalm 90:1

Lord, You have been our dwelling place and our refuge in all generations [says Moses].

Psalm 91:1-2

He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall remain stable and fixed under the shadow of the Almighty [Whose power no foe can withstand].

Psalm 91:9

Because you have made the Lord your refuge, and the Most High your dwelling place,

Psalm 91:11-12

For He will give His angels [especial] charge over you to accompany and defend and preserve you in all your ways [of obedience and service].

Psalm 144:2

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.

Proverbs 18:10

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the [consistently] righteous man [upright and in right standing with God] runs into it and is safe, high [above evil] and strong.

Isaiah 33:16

[Such a man] will dwell on the heights; his place of defense will be the fortresses of rocks; his bread will be given him; water for him will be sure.

Ezekiel 9:6

Slay outright the elderly, the young man and the virgin, the infant and the women; but do not touch or go near anyone on whom is the mark. Begin at My sanctuary. So they began with the old men who were in front of the temple [who did not have the Lord's mark on their foreheads].

Revelation 7:2-3

Then I saw a second angel coming up from the east (the rising of the sun) and carrying the seal of the living God. And with a loud voice he called out to the four angels who had been given authority and power to injure earth and sea,

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