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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Lord is my rocke, and my fortresse, and my deliuerer: my God, my strength in whome I will trust, my buckler, and the horne of my saluation, and my high tower.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge; My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Lord is my Rock, my walled town, and my saviour; my God, my Rock, in him will I put my faith; my breastplate, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my rock, in whom I will trust; my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge; my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower.
- World English Bible

Jehovah [is] my rock, and my bulwark, And my deliverer, My God [is] my rock, I trust in Him: My shield, and a horn of my salvation, My high tower.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(18:3) The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my rock, in Him I take refuge; my shield, and my horn of salvation, my high tower.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 18:2


18:2 Rock - To which I flee for refuge, as the Israelites did to their rocks. Horn - It is a metaphor from those beasts whose strength lies in their horns.


Discussion for Psalms 18

  • Tilda
    Hallelujah,for Jesus christ is the light meaning if we accept Jesus Christ as our personal saviour as we did,He also enlightened us delivering us out of darkness in the world,i worship and thank God for His evershining to my life
  • John madden
    Im at times over taken by things it feels like the darkness is surrounding me..but gods light is greater
  • Anne
    David is giving praise, thanks and exaltation to God for delivering him the hands of his enemies. God is great and worthy to be praised.
  • Jaunitta
    the 18 psalms has always been a tower of strength to me. I always read it whenever i feel lke the world is closing in on me. When am in trouble. when i need devine help and strength.
  • Victoria ocloo
    Psalms 18 makes me know that when you are on Gods side nothing is impossible
  • Emeka Anyim Njoku
    I appreciate the words of psalm because it makes me to stand firmly to challenge my enemy and overcome them because God is my strength, when I speak stranger will obey my words.