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
    Therefore I will call upon the Lord were I will be saved from my enemies Thank you Jesus for protecting me from my enemies Shalom my Peace and my saviour amen hallelujah
  • A Pilgrim
    Hear my word, Do my word and be saved!.With such clear message, why do we seem to hope for forgiveness to our seemingly endless deeds against the word of Christ.Repentance is not regret. I looked for ways beyond the comfort of forgiveness and boundaries of the doctrine itself to search "How Can I do his Word". Amazingly, it was not disappointing.
  • Cephas
    The God of my rock in him will I trust: he is my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my saviour thou savest me from violence. Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever. And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS. Now unto God and our Father be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 6:46 AND --- WHY CALL --- YOU ME LORD LORD AND DO NOT THE THINGS WHICH I SAY 2 TIMOTHY 2:19 NEVERTHELESS THE FOUNDATION OF GOD STANDETH SURE HAVING THIS SEAL THE LORD KNOWETH THEM THAT ARE HIS AND LET EVERY ONE --- THAT NAMETH THE NAME OF CHRIST --- DEPART FROM INIQUITY--- ACTS 3:26 UNTO YOU FIRST GOD HAVING RAISED UP HIS SON JESUS --SENT HIM-- TO BLESS YOU IN TURNING AWAY EVERYONE OF YOU FROM HIS INIQUITIES --- JOHN 18:37 PILATE THEREFORE SAID UNTO HIM ART THOU A KING THEN JESUS ANSWERED THOU SAYEST THAT I AM A KING TO THIS END WAS I BORN AND FOR THIS CAUSE --- CAME I INTO THE WORLD --- THAT I SHOULD BEAR WITNESS UNTO THE TRUTH EVERYONE THAT IS OF THE TRUTH HEARETH MY VOICE JOHN 5:34 BUT I RECEIVE --NOT TESTIMONY--FROM MAN BUT THESE THINGS --I SAY-- THAT YOU MIGHT BE SAVED
  • BSP
    Verse 6: God listens to the prayers of his righteous servants.
  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 11:33 NO MAN WHEN HE HATH LIGHTED A CANDLE PUTTETH IT IN A SECRET PLACE NEITHER UNDER A BUSHEL BUT ON A CANDLESTICK THAT THEY WHICH COME IN MAY SEE THE LIGHT --- PSALM 97:11 LIGHT IS SOWN FOR THE RIGHTEOUS AND GLADNESS FOR THE UPRIGHT IN IN HEART --- JOHN 3:21 BUT HE THAT DOETH TRUTH COMETH TO THE LIGHT THAT HIS DEEDS MAY BE MADE MANIFEST THAT THEY ARE WROUGHT IN GOD --- PSALM 36:9 FOR WITH THEE IS THE FOUNTAIN OF LIFE IN THY LIGHT SHALL WE SEE LIGHT --- MATTHEW 13:16 BUT BLESSED ARE YOUR EYES FOR THEY SEE AND YOUR EARS FOR THEY HEAR --- PSALM 119:130 THE ENTRANCE OF THY WORDS GIVETH LIGHT IT GIVETH UNDERSTANDING UNTO THE SIMPLE --- 1 JOHN 2:10 HE THAT LOVETH HIS BROTHER ABIDETH IN THE LIGHT AND THERE IS NONE OCCASION OF STUMBLING IN HIM --- JOHN 12:46 I AM COME A LIGHT INTO THE WORLD THAT WHOSOEVER BELIEVETH ON ME SHOULD NOT ABIDE IN DARKNESS --- JOB 38:2 WHO IS THIS THAT DARKENETH COUNSEL --- BY WORDS --- WITHOUT KNOWLEDGE --- REVELATION 2:5 REMEMBER THEREFORE FROM WHENCE THOU ART FALLEN AND REPENT AND DO THE FIRST WORKS OR ELSE I WILL COME UNTO THEE QUICKLY AND WILL REMOVE THY CANDLESTICK OUT OF HIS PLACE EXCEPT THOU REPENT