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

  • BSP
    Verse 35 shows that God's gentleness makes us great. It shows humility on God's part to even deal with us lowly and sinful humans.
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    GLORY TO MY HEAVENLY ABBA DAD
  • Kimberly Williams
    Ur enemies are going to be their always. But with Jesus they will flea from u . Just pray and believe I mean your different now.You have all the happiness and peace something your enemies don't have. Just tell em your praying for them. This is amazing all my worries that I've been worried about the last three or four days I finally know I am going through this with my kids Jesus he never failed me once..
  • Irene123
    V. 49 - :.................among the heathen, and give thanks unto thy Name." (also among the heathen). This is a scripture of 'witnessing to lost souls. There are several of these all thru the O.T.
  • 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 !!!