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

  • Lilian
    This is a very powerful word. Our God is my Rock and my salvation. I will never be afraid of thined enemies coz the battle belongs to God. He has given us the victorious life thanks to the blood if Jesus i will praise you Jesus and trust and love your word forever until rapture amen
  • MockingBird
    There are 8 strengths in this verse : 8 Is the number that represents Jesus : Rock : Fortress : Deliverer : Strength : Trust : Buckler : Horn : High Tower !!! This is a very powerful scripture , and one to rest in completely !!!
  • Lilian
    Thank you for your blood Jesus i will praise you and trust your words forever amen. Hallelujiah
  • Jackie hundley. lorick
    GOD is love HE stick closer in a friend.
  • Sandy C.
    My God said that he will supply all our needs according to his riches and glory and he did just that and King David was a man after God's own Heart) Ps:18 explains how he called out to God and God heard his cry and answer him Praise the Lord for his wonders works (and God doesn't change) we do ,We must Obey God just as King David did , he fell short at times and had to reap ,God's Mercy
  • David Ntiaty
    Brother and sister if you do not believe in Jesus Christ to whom do you believe,to a God that will stil come and bow down infront of him,because ourlord says all god shald bowdown infront of him.
    so why passing true the backd door, come true the door and nock,ask, and fine every thing you want freely.