'Deliverance' in the Bible
God sent me before you to preserve for you a remnant in the earth, and to keep you alive by a great deliverance.
Then he became very thirsty, and he called to the Lord and said, “You have given this great deliverance by the hand of Your servant, and now shall I die of thirst and fall into the hands of the uncircumcised?”
They said to the messengers who had come, “Thus you shall say to the men of Jabesh-gilead, ‘Tomorrow, by the time the sun is hot, you will have deliverance.’” So the messengers went and told the men of Jabesh; and they were glad.
But Saul said, “Not a man shall be put to death this day, for today the Lord has accomplished deliverance in Israel.”
But the people said to Saul, “Must Jonathan die, who has brought about this great deliverance in Israel? Far from it! As the Lord lives, not one hair of his head shall fall to the ground, for he has worked with God this day.” So the people rescued Jonathan and he did not die.
For he took his life in his hand and struck the Philistine, and the Lord brought about a great deliverance for all Israel; you saw it and rejoiced. Why then will you sin against innocent blood by putting David to death without a cause?”
“He is a tower of deliverance to His king,And shows lovingkindness to His anointed,To David and his descendants forever.”
When the Lord saw that they humbled themselves, the word of the Lord came to Shemaiah, saying, “They have humbled themselves so I will not destroy them, but I will grant them some measure of deliverance, and My wrath shall not be poured out on Jerusalem by means of Shishak.
For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance will arise for the Jews from another place and you and your father’s house will perish. And who knows whether you have not attained royalty for such a time as this?”
“Is it that my help is not within me,And that deliverance is driven from me?
‘According to Your knowledge I am indeed not guilty,Yet there is no deliverance from Your hand.
Many are saying of my soul,“There is no deliverance for him in God.” Selah.
He gives great deliverance to His king,And shows lovingkindness to His anointed,To David and his descendants forever.
For the choir director; upon Aijeleth Hashshahar. A Psalm of David.My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?Far from my deliverance are the words of my groaning.
You are my hiding place; You preserve me from trouble;You surround me with songs of deliverance. Selah.
O give us help against the adversary,For deliverance by man is in vain.
Yet God is my king from of old,Who works deeds of deliverance in the midst of the earth.
Oh give us help against the adversary,For deliverance by man is in vain.
We were pregnant, we writhed in labor,We gave birth, as it seems, only to wind.We could not accomplish deliverance for the earth,Nor were inhabitants of the world born.
And he supposed that his brethren understood that God was granting them deliverance through him, but they did not understand.
for I know that this will turn out for my deliverance through your prayers and the provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,