Psalm 18:48
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English Standard Version
who rescued me from my enemies; yes, you exalted me above those who rose against me; you delivered me from the man of violence.

King James Bible
He delivereth me from mine enemies: yea, thou liftest me up above those that rise up against me: thou hast delivered me from the violent man.

American Standard Version
He rescueth me from mine enemies; Yea, thou liftest me up above them that rise up against me; Thou deliverest me from the violent man.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And thou wilt lift me up above them that rise up against me: from the unjust man thou wilt deliver me.

English Revised Version
He rescueth me from mine enemies: yea, thou liftest me up above them that rise up against me: thou deliverest me from the violent man.

Webster's Bible Translation
He delivereth me from my enemies: yes, thou liftest me up above those that rise up against me: thou hast delivered me from the violent man.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

(Heb.: 18:42-43) Their prayer to their gods, wrung from them by their distress, and even to Jahve, was in vain, because it was for their cause, and too late put up to Him. על equals על; in Psalm 42:2 the two prepositions are interchanged. Since we do not pulverize dust but to dust, כּעפר is to be taken as describing the result: so that they became as dust (cf. Job 38:30, כּאכן, so that it is become like stone, and the extreme of such pregnant brevity of expression in Isaiah 41:2) before the wind (על־פּני as in 2 Chronicles 3:17, before the front). The second figure is to be explained differently: I emptied them out (אריקם from הריק) like the dirt of the streets, i.e., not merely: so that they became such, but as one empties it out, - thus contemptuously, ignominiously and completely (cf. Isaiah 10:6; Zechariah 10:5). The lxx renders it λεανῶ from הרק (root רק to stretch, make thin, cf. tendo tenius, dehnen dnn); and the text of 2 Samuel 22 present the same idea in אדיקם.

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liftest

Psalm 22:27-30 All the ends of the world shall remember and turn to the LORD: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before you...

Psalm 59:1,2 Deliver me from my enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me...

Psalm 89:13 You have a mighty arm: strong is your hand, and high is your right hand.

Philippians 2:9 Why God also has highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name:

violent man [heb.] man of violence

Psalm 7:16 His mischief shall return on his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down on his own pate.

Psalm 86:14 O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assemblies of violent men have sought after my soul; and have not set you before them.

Psalm 140:1,4,11 Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man...

Cross References
Psalm 3:7
Arise, O LORD! Save me, O my God! For you strike all my enemies on the cheek; you break the teeth of the wicked.

Psalm 11:5
The LORD tests the righteous, but his soul hates the wicked and the one who loves violence.

Psalm 27:6
And now my head shall be lifted up above my enemies all around me, and I will offer in his tent sacrifices with shouts of joy; I will sing and make melody to the LORD.

Psalm 54:3
For strangers have risen against me; ruthless men seek my life; they do not set God before themselves. Selah

Psalm 59:1
Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; protect me from those who rise up against me;

Psalm 140:1
Deliver me, O LORD, from evil men; preserve me from violent men,

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