You can skip to local navigation, content or closing (global) navigation.

King James Bible: Psalm 18

Verse Navigation

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, the servant of the LORD, who spake unto the LORD the words of this song in the day that the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul: And he said,

add

1 I will love thee, O LORD, my strength.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

2 The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

3 I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised: so shall I be saved from mine enemies.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

4 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

5 The sorrows of hell compassed me about: the snares of death prevented me.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

6 In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

7 Then the earth shook and trembled; the foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

8 There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, and fire out of his mouth devoured: coals were kindled by it.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

9 He bowed the heavens also, and came down: and darkness was under his feet.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

10 And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly: yea, he did fly upon the wings of the wind.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

11 He made darkness his secret place; his pavilion round about him were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

12 At the brightness that was before him his thick clouds passed, hail stones and coals of fire.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

13 The LORD also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail stones and coals of fire.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

14 Yea, he sent out his arrows, and scattered them; and he shot out lightnings, and discomfited them.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

15 Then the channels of waters were seen, and the foundations of the world were discovered at thy rebuke, O LORD, at the blast of the breath of thy nostrils.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

16 He sent from above, he took me, he drew me out of many waters.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

17 He delivered me from my strong enemy, and from them which hated me: for they were too strong for me.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

18 They prevented me in the day of my calamity: but the LORD was my stay.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

19 He brought me forth also into a large place; he delivered me, because he delighted in me.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

20 The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

21 For I have kept the ways of the LORD, and have not wickedly departed from my God.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

22 For all his judgments were before me, and I did not put away his statutes from me.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

23 I was also upright before him, and I kept myself from mine iniquity.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

24 Therefore hath the LORD recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

25 With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself merciful; with an upright man thou wilt shew thyself upright;

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

26 With the pure thou wilt shew thyself pure; and with the froward thou wilt shew thyself froward.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

27 For thou wilt save the afflicted people; but wilt bring down high looks.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

28 For thou wilt light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

29 For by thee I have run through a troop; and by my God have I leaped over a wall.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

30 As for God, his way is perfect: the word of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all those that trust in him.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

31 For who is God save the LORD? or who is a rock save our God?

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

32 It is God that girdeth me with strength, and maketh my way perfect.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

33 He maketh my feet like hinds' feet, and setteth me upon my high places.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

34 He teacheth my hands to war, so that a bow of steel is broken by mine arms.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

35 Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy right hand hath holden me up, and thy gentleness hath made me great.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

36 Thou hast enlarged my steps under me, that my feet did not slip.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

37 I have pursued mine enemies, and overtaken them: neither did I turn again till they were consumed.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

38 I have wounded them that they were not able to rise: they are fallen under my feet.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

39 For thou hast girded me with strength unto the battle: thou hast subdued under me those that rose up against me.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

40 Thou hast also given me the necks of mine enemies; that I might destroy them that hate me.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

41 They cried, but there was none to save them: even unto the LORD, but he answered them not.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

42 Then did I beat them small as the dust before the wind: I did cast them out as the dirt in the streets.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

43 Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people; and thou hast made me the head of the heathen: a people whom I have not known shall serve me.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

44 As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me: the strangers shall submit themselves unto me.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

45 The strangers shall fade away, and be afraid out of their close places.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

46 The LORD liveth; and blessed be my rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

47 It is God that avengeth me, and subdueth the people under me.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

48 He delivereth me from mine enemies: yea, thou liftest me up above those that rise up against me: thou hast delivered me from the violent man.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

49 Therefore will I give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the heathen, and sing praises unto thy name.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

50 Great deliverance giveth he to his king; and sheweth mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for evermore.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK