Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified


Be to me a rock of refuge and a sheltering stronghold to which I may continually come;
You have given the commandment to save me,
For You are 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.

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 thy righteousness, and rescue me: Bow down thine ear unto me, and save me. 3 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. 4 Rescue me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, Out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.


Cross References

Psalm 18:2

Jehovah is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; My God, my rock, in whom I will take refuge; My shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower.

Psalm 31:2-3

Bow down thine ear unto me; deliver me speedily: Be thou to me a strong rock, A house of defence to save me.

Psalm 44:4

Thou art my King, O God: Command deliverance for Jacob.

Deuteronomy 33:27

The eternal God is thy dwelling-place, And underneath are the everlasting arms. And he thrust out the enemy from before thee, And said, Destroy.

Psalm 42:8

Yet Jehovah will command his lovingkindness in the day-time; And in the night his song shall be with me, Even a prayer unto the God of my life.

Psalm 68:28

Thy God hath commanded thy strength: Strengthen, O God, that which thou hast wrought for us.

Psalm 90:1

Lord, thou hast been our dwelling-place In all generations.

Psalm 91:1-2

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm 91:9

For thou, O Jehovah, art my refuge! Thou hast made the Most High thy habitation;

Psalm 91:11-12

For he will give his angels charge over thee, To keep thee in all thy ways.

Psalm 144:2

My lovingkindness, and my fortress, My high tower, and my deliverer; My shield, and he in whom I take refuge; Who subdueth my people under me.

Proverbs 18:10

The name of Jehovah is a strong tower; The righteous runneth into it, and is safe.

Isaiah 33:16

He shall dwell on high; his place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks; his bread shall be given him ; his waters shall be sure.

Ezekiel 9:6

slay utterly the old man, the young man and the virgin, and little children and women; but come not near any man upon whom is the mark: and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the old men that were before the house.

Revelation 7:2-3

And I saw another angel ascend from the sunrising, having the seal of the living God: and he cried with a great voice to the four angels to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the sea,

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