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Psalms 18

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    Psalms 18:1 I will love you, O LORD, my strength.
    Psalms 18:2 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.
    Psalms 18:3 I will call on the LORD, who is worthy to be praised: so shall I be saved from my enemies.
    Psalms 18:4 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.
    Psalms 18:5 The sorrows of hell compassed me about: the snares of death prevented me.
    Psalms 18:6 In my distress I called on the LORD, and cried to my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.
    Psalms 18:7 Then the earth shook and trembled; the foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.
    Psalms 18:8 There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, and fire out of his mouth devoured: coals were kindled by it.
    Psalms 18:9 He bowed the heavens also, and came down: and darkness was under his feet.
    Psalms 18:10 And he rode on a cherub, and did fly: yes, he did fly on the wings of the wind.
    Psalms 18:11 He made darkness his secret place; his pavilion round about him were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies.
    Psalms 18:12 At the brightness that was before him his thick clouds passed, hail stones and coals of fire.
    Psalms 18:13 The LORD also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail stones and coals of fire.
    Psalms 18:14 Yes, he sent out his arrows, and scattered them; and he shot out lightning, and discomfited them.
    Psalms 18:15 Then the channels of waters were seen, and the foundations of the world were discovered at your rebuke, O LORD, at the blast of the breath of your nostrils.
    Psalms 18:16 He sent from above, he took me, he drew me out of many waters.
    Psalms 18:17 He delivered me from my strong enemy, and from them which hated me: for they were too strong for me.
    Psalms 18:18 They prevented me in the day of my calamity: but the LORD was my stay.
    Psalms 18:19 He brought me forth also into a large place; he delivered me, because he delighted in me.
    Psalms 18:20 The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands has he recompensed me.
    Psalms 18:21 For I have kept the ways of the LORD, and have not wickedly departed from my God.
    Psalms 18:22 For all his judgments were before me, and I did not put away his statutes from me.
    Psalms 18:23 I was also upright before him, and I kept myself from my iniquity.
    Psalms 18:24 Therefore has the LORD recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight.
    Psalms 18:25 With the merciful you will show yourself merciful; with an upright man you will show yourself upright;
    Psalms 18:26 With the pure you will show yourself pure; and with the fraudulent you will show yourself devious.
    Psalms 18:27 For you will save the afflicted people; but will bring down high looks.
    Psalms 18:28 For you will light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.
    Psalms 18:29 For by you I have run through a troop; and by my God have I leaped over a wall.
    Psalms 18:30 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.
    Psalms 18:31 For who is God save the LORD? or who is a rock save our God?
    Psalms 18:32 It is God that girds me with strength, and makes my way perfect.
    Psalms 18:33 He makes my feet like hinds' feet, and sets me on my high places.
    Psalms 18:34 He teaches my hands to war, so that a bow of steel is broken by my arms.
    Psalms 18:35 You have also given me the shield of your salvation: and your right hand has held me up, and your gentleness has made me great.
    Psalms 18:36 You have enlarged my steps under me, that my feet did not slip.
    Psalms 18:37 I have pursued my enemies, and overtaken them: neither did I turn again till they were consumed.
    Psalms 18:38 I have wounded them that they were not able to rise: they are fallen under my feet.
    Psalms 18:39 For you have girded me with strength to the battle: you have subdued under me those that rose up against me.
    Psalms 18:40 You have also given me the necks of my enemies; that I might destroy them that hate me.
    Psalms 18:41 They cried, but there was none to save them: even to the LORD, but he answered them not.
    Psalms 18:42 Then did I beat them small as the dust before the wind: I did cast them out as the dirt in the streets.
    Psalms 18:43 You have delivered me from the strivings of the people; and you have made me the head of the heathen: a people whom I have not known shall serve me.
    Psalms 18:44 As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me: the strangers shall submit themselves to me.
    Psalms 18:45 The strangers shall fade away, and be afraid out of their close places.
    Psalms 18:46 The LORD lives; and blessed be my rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted.
    Psalms 18:47 It is God that avenges me, and subdues the people under me.
    Psalms 18:48 He delivers me from my enemies: yes, you lift me up above those that rise up against me: you have delivered me from the violent man.
    Psalms 18:49 Therefore will I give thanks to you, O LORD, among the heathen, and sing praises to your name.
    Psalms 18:50 Great deliverance gives he to his king; and shows mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for ever more.