Psalm 140:7
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King James Version
O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah, the Lord, is the strength of my salvation: thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.

World English Bible
Yahweh, the Lord, the strength of my salvation, you have covered my head in the day of battle.

Young's Literal Translation
O Jehovah, my Lord, strength of my salvation, Thou hast covered my head in the day of armour.

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Geneva Study Bible

O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, thou {e} hast covered my head in the day of battle.

(e) He calls to God with lively faith, being assured of his mercies, because he had before time proved, that God helped him ever in his dangers.Psalm 140:7 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Epistle xviii. To John, Bishop.
To John, Bishop. Gregory to John, Bishop of Constantinople [1586] . At the time when your Fraternity was advanced to Sacerdotal dignity, you remember what peace and concord of the churches you found. But, with what daring or with what swelling of pride I know not, you have attempted to seize upon a new name, whereby the hearts of all your brethren might have come to take offence. I wonder exceedingly at this, since I remember how thou wouldest fain have fled from the episcopal office rather than
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

How the Silent and the Talkative are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 15.) Differently to be admonished are the over-silent, and those who spend time in much speaking. For it ought to be insinuated to the over-silent that while they shun some vices unadvisedly, they are, without its being perceived, implicated in worse. For often from bridling the tongue overmuch they suffer from more grievous loquacity in the heart; so that thoughts seethe the more in the mind from being straitened by the violent guard of indiscreet silence. And for the most part they
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

A Discourse of Mercifulness
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Matthew 5:7 These verses, like the stairs of Solomon's temple, cause our ascent to the holy of holies. We are now mounting up a step higher. Blessed are the merciful . . '. There was never more need to preach of mercifulness than in these unmerciful times wherein we live. It is reported in the life of Chrysostom that he preached much on this subject of mercifulness, and for his much pressing Christians to mercy, he was called of many, the alms-preacher,
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
Psalm 28:8
The LORD is their strength, and he is the saving strength of his anointed.

Psalm 118:14
The LORD is my strength and song, and is become my salvation.

Psalm 144:10
It is he that giveth salvation unto kings: who delivereth David his servant from the hurtful sword.

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