Psalms 3:3

“But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But thou, O Lord, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter vp of mine head.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But You, O LORD, are a shield about me, My glory, and the One who lifts my head.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But thou, O Jehovah, art a shield about me; My glory and the lifter up of my head.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But your strength, O Lord, is round me, you are my glory and the lifter up of my head.
- Basic English Bible

But thou, Jehovah, art a shield about me; my glory, and the lifter up of my head.
- Darby Bible

But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of my head.
- Webster's Bible

But you, Yahweh, are a shield around me, my glory, and the one who lifts up my head.
- World English Bible

And Thou, O Jehovah, [art] a shield for me, My honour, and lifter up of my head.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(3:4) But thou, O LORD, art a shield about me; my glory, and the lifter up of my head.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 3:3


3:3 A shield - My defence. My glory - Thou hast formerly given, and wilt farther give occasion of glorying in thy power and favour. Lifter up - Thou wilt restore me to my former power and dignity.


Discussion for Psalms 3

  • Norm
    Psalms 1:5 Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. 1 Peter 4:17 For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God? 18 And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear? Revelation 6:17 For the great day of his wrath is come and who shall be able to stand?
  • Norm
    Holy Father, our LORD and SAVIOUR, bless those that persecute us that they might be saved! Save us all from wrath reserved for the ungodly: all for Your glory and according to Your tender mercies! In CHRIST JESUS we live! Amen. Psalms 3:2 Many there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah. 3 But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me my glory, and the lifter up of mine head. 8 Salvation belongeth unto the LORD: thy blessing is upon thy people. Selah. 9:10 And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.
  • Charles
    In psalm 6,we should put our trust in God like David did despite the fall down of his characters.I request that u may help me in prayer
  • Eve Knight
    How awesome is our Lord's loving care for us! We all have problems in this world but He tells us in John 16:33 "These things I have spoken to you that you might have peace, in this world you shall have tribulation but be of good cheer I have overcome the world." Also, He tells us He will be with us always, even to the end of the world." Amazing love!!!
  • Jennifer O
    Since salvation belong to the Lord, we should run to HIM that can always save us. This is a true assurance of our christian faith
  • Geraldine cole
    Amen to the true word of Jesus the Christ