2 Samuel 22:18
New International Version
He rescued me from my powerful enemy, from my foes, who were too strong for me.

New Living Translation
He rescued me from my powerful enemies, from those who hated me and were too strong for me.

English Standard Version
He rescued me from my strong enemy, from those who hated me, for they were too mighty for me.

Berean Standard Bible
He rescued me from my powerful enemy, from foes too mighty for me.

King James Bible
He delivered me from my strong enemy, and from them that hated me: for they were too strong for me.

New King James Version
He delivered me from my strong enemy, From those who hated me; For they were too strong for me.

New American Standard Bible
“He rescued me from my strong enemy, From those who hated me, for they were too strong for me.

NASB 1995
“He delivered me from my strong enemy, From those who hated me, for they were too strong for me.

NASB 1977
“He delivered me from my strong enemy, From those who hated me, for they were too strong for me.

Legacy Standard Bible
He delivered me from my strong enemy, From those who hated me, for they were too mighty for me.

Amplified Bible
“He rescued me from my strong enemy, From those who hated me, for they were too mighty for me.

Christian Standard Bible
He rescued me from my powerful enemy and from those who hated me, for they were too strong for me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He rescued me from my powerful enemy and from those who hated me, for they were too strong for me.

American Standard Version
He delivered me from my strong enemy, From them that hated me; for they were too mighty for me.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he saved me from my strong enemies and from my haters who were stronger than I

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He delivered me from my strong enemies, from them that hated me, for they were stronger than I.

Contemporary English Version
You rescued me from enemies who were hateful and too powerful for me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He delivered me from my most mighty enemy, and from them that hated me: for they were too strong for me.

English Revised Version
He delivered me from my strong enemy, from them that hated me; for they were too mighty for me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He rescued me from my strong enemy and from those who hated me, because they were too strong for me.

Good News Translation
He rescued me from my powerful enemies and from all those who hate me--they were too strong for me.

International Standard Version
He rescued me from my strong enemy— from those who hate me continually, since they were stronger than I.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He delivered me from mine enemy most strong, From them that hated me, for they were too mighty for me.

Literal Standard Version
He delivers me from my strong enemy, | From those hating me, | For they were stronger than me.

Majority Standard Bible
He rescued me from my powerful enemy, from foes too mighty for me.

New American Bible
He rescued me from my mighty enemy, from foes too powerful for me.

NET Bible
He rescued me from my strong enemy, from those who hate me, for they were too strong for me.

New Revised Standard Version
He delivered me from my strong enemy, from those who hated me; for they were too mighty for me.

New Heart English Bible
He delivered me from my strong enemy, from those who hated me, for they were too mighty for me.

Webster's Bible Translation
He delivered me from my strong enemy, from them that hated me: for they were too strong for me.

World English Bible
He delivered me from my strong enemy, from those who hated me, for they were too mighty for me.

Young's Literal Translation
He delivereth me from my strong enemy, From those hating me, For they were stronger than I.

Additional Translations ...
Context
David's Song of Deliverance
17He reached down from on high and took hold of me; He drew me out of deep waters. 18He rescued me from my powerful enemy, from foes too mighty for me. 19They confronted me in my day of calamity, but the LORD was my support.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 22:17
He reached down from on high and took hold of me; He drew me out of deep waters.

2 Samuel 22:19
They confronted me in my day of calamity, but the LORD was my support.


Treasury of Scripture

He delivered me from my strong enemy, and from them that hated me: for they were too strong for me.

delivered

2 Samuel 22:1
And David spake unto the LORD the words of this song in the day that the LORD had delivered him out of the hand of all his enemies, and out of the hand of Saul:

Psalm 3:7
Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God: for thou hast smitten all mine enemies upon the cheek bone; thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly.

Psalm 56:9
When I cry unto thee, then shall mine enemies turn back: this I know; for God is for me.

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2 Samuel 22
1. David's psalm of thanksgiving for God's deliverance and blessings
















Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He rescued me
יַצִּילֵ֕נִי (yaṣ·ṣî·lê·nî)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's 5337: To strip, plunder, deliver oneself, be delivered, snatch away, deliver

from
מִמֶּֽנִּי׃ (mim·men·nî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

my powerful
עָ֑ז (‘āz)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 5794: Strong, vehement, harsh

enemy,
מֵאֹיְבִ֖י (mê·’ō·yə·ḇî)
Preposition-m | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 341: Hating, an adversary

from my foes,
מִשֹּׂ֣נְאַ֔י (miś·śō·nə·’ay)
Preposition-m | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 8130: To hate

for
כִּ֥י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

they were too mighty for me.
אָמְצ֖וּ (’ā·mə·ṣū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 553: To be stout, strong, bold, alert


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