2 Samuel 22:33
New International Version
It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.

New Living Translation
God is my strong fortress, and he makes my way perfect.

English Standard Version
This God is my strong refuge and has made my way blameless.

Berean Study Bible
God is my strong fortress and He makes my way clear.

King James Bible
God is my strength and power: and he maketh my way perfect.

New King James Version
God is my strength and power, And He makes my way perfect.

New American Standard Bible
“God is my strong fortress; And He sets the blameless on His way.

NASB 1995
“God is my strong fortress; And He sets the blameless in His way.

NASB 1977
“God is my strong fortress; And He sets the blameless in His way.

Amplified Bible
“God is my strong fortress; He sets the blameless in His way.

Christian Standard Bible
God is my strong refuge; he makes my way perfect.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
God is my strong refuge; He makes my way perfect.

American Standard Version
God is my strong fortress; And he guideth the perfect in his way.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
God who girds me in power and he makes my road without a blemish

Brenton Septuagint Translation
It is the Mighty One who strengthens me with might, and has prepared my way without fault.

Contemporary English Version
You are my strong fortress, and you set me free.

Douay-Rheims Bible
God who hath girded me with strength, and made my way perfect.

Good News Translation
This God is my strong refuge; he makes my pathway safe.

International Standard Version
This God is my strong place of valor! He has made my life blameless.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The God who is my strong fortress, And who letteth my way go forth straight;

Literal Standard Version
God—my bulwark, [my] strength, And He makes my way perfect;

New American Bible
This God who girded me with might, kept my way unerring,

NET Bible
The one true God is my mighty refuge; he removes the obstacles in my way.

New Revised Standard Version
The God who has girded me with strength has opened wide my path.

New Heart English Bible
the God who girds me with strength, and makes my way blameless?

World English Bible
God is my strong fortress. He makes my way perfect.

Young's Literal Translation
God -- my bulwark, my strength, And He maketh perfect my way;

Additional Translations ...
Context
David's Song of Deliverance
32For who is God besides the LORD? And who is the Rock except our God? 33God is my strong fortress and He makes my way clear. 34He makes my feet like those of a deer and stations me upon the heights.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 22:2
He said: "The LORD is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer.

Psalm 31:3
For You are my rock and my fortress; lead me and guide me for the sake of Your name.

Psalm 31:4
You free me from the net laid out for me, for You are my refuge.


Treasury of Scripture

God is my strength and power: and he makes my way perfect.

strength

Exodus 15:2
The LORD is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father's God, and I will exalt him.

Psalm 18:32
It is God that girdeth me with strength, and maketh my way perfect.

Psalm 27:1
A Psalm of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

maketh [heb] riddeth, or looseth.

Hebrews 13:21
Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is wellpleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

perfect

Deuteronomy 18:13
Thou shalt be perfect with the LORD thy God.

Job 22:3
Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that thou art righteous? or is it gain to him, that thou makest thy ways perfect?

Psalm 101:2,6
I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart…











(33) God is my strength and power.--Better, my strong fortress. The psalm has quite a different thought, which is expressed in 2Samuel 22:40, "It is God that girdeth me with strength."



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
God
הָאֵ֥ל (hā·’êl)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty

is my strong
חָ֑יִל (ḥā·yil)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2428: A force, an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength

fortress
מָעוּזִּ֖י (mā·‘ūz·zî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 4581: A place or means of safety, protection

and He makes
וַיַּתֵּ֥ר (way·yat·têr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5425: To jump, be violently agitated, to terrify, shake off, untie

my way
דַּרְכִּֽי׃ (dar·kî)
Noun - common singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

blameless.
תָּמִ֖ים (tā·mîm)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 8549: Entire, integrity, truth


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