Psalm 61:3
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New International Version
For you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the foe.

New Living Translation
for you are my safe refuge, a fortress where my enemies cannot reach me.

English Standard Version
for you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the enemy.

New American Standard Bible
For You have been a refuge for me, A tower of strength against the enemy.

King James Bible
For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for You have been a refuge for me, a strong tower in the face of the enemy.

International Standard Version
For you have been a refuge for me, a tower of strength before the enemy.

NET Bible
Indeed, you are my shelter, a strong tower that protects me from the enemy.

New Heart English Bible
For you have been a refuge for me, a strong tower from the enemy.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because you have been for me a house of refuge and a high tower in front of my enemies.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You have been my refuge, a tower of strength against the enemy.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For Thou hast been a refuge for me, A tower of strength in the face of the enemy.

New American Standard 1977
For Thou hast been a refuge for me,
            A tower of strength against the enemy.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For thou hast been a shelter for me and a strong tower from the enemy.

King James 2000 Bible
For you have been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy.

American King James Version
For you have been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy.

American Standard Version
For thou hast been a refuge for me, A strong tower from the enemy.

Douay-Rheims Bible
for thou hast been my hope; a tower of strength against the face of the enemy.

Darby Bible Translation
For thou hast been a refuge for me, a strong tower from before the enemy.

English Revised Version
For thou hast been a refuge for me, a strong tower from the enemy.

Webster's Bible Translation
For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy.

World English Bible
For you have been a refuge for me, a strong tower from the enemy.

Young's Literal Translation
For Thou hast been a refuge for me, A tower of strength because of the enemy.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
61:1-4 David begins with prayers and tears, but ends with praise. Thus the soul, being lifted up to God, returns to the enjoyment of itself. Wherever we are, we have liberty to draw near to God, and may find a way open to the throne of grace. And that which separates us from other comforts, should drive us nearer to God, the fountain of all comfort. Though the heart is overwhelmed, yet it may be lifted up to God in prayer. Nay, I will cry unto thee, for by that means it will be supported and relieved. Weeping must quicken praying, and not deaden it. God's power and promise are a rock that is higher than we are. This rock is Christ. On the Divine mercy, as on a rock, David desired to rest his soul; but he was like a ship-wrecked sailor, exposed to the billows at the bottom of a rock too high for him to climb without help. David found that he could not be fixed on the Rock of salvation, unless the Lord placed him upon it. As there is safety in Him, and none in ourselves, let us pray to be led to and fixed upon Christ our Rock. The service of God shall be his constant work and business: all must make it so who expect to find God their shelter and strong tower. The grace of God shall be his constant comfort.
Study Bible
Hear My Cry; Listen to My Prayer
2From the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. 3For You have been a refuge for me, A tower of strength against the enemy. 4Let me dwell in Your tent forever; Let me take refuge in the shelter of Your wings. Selah.…
Cross References
Psalm 59:9
Because of his strength I will watch for You, For God is my stronghold.

Psalm 62:7
On God my salvation and my glory rest; The rock of my strength, my refuge is in God.

Psalm 71:7
I have become a marvel to many, For You are my strong refuge.

Proverbs 18:10
The name of the LORD is a strong tower; The righteous runs into it and is safe.

Joel 3:16
The LORD roars from Zion And utters His voice from Jerusalem, And the heavens and the earth tremble. But the LORD is a refuge for His people And a stronghold to the sons of Israel.

Micah 4:8
"As for you, tower of the flock, Hill of the daughter of Zion, To you it will come-- Even the former dominion will come, The kingdom of the daughter of Jerusalem.
Treasury of Scripture

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Proverbs 18:10 The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runs into it, and is safe.

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