Psalm 140:7
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New American Standard Bible
"O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, You have covered my head in the day of battle.

King James Bible
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.

Psalm 140:7 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

O God the Lord ... - literally, "Yahweh, Lord, the strength of my salvation" The word rendered "God," in the original, is יהוה Yahweh. The address is to Yahweh as the Lord; that is, as the supreme Ruler - who presides over all things. Him the psalmist acknowledged as "his" Lord and Ruler. The phrase "the strength of my salvation" means the strength or power on which my safety depends. I have no other hope of deliverance but in thee.

Thou hast covered my head in the day of battle - Thou hast been a shield unto me. Literally, "In the day of arms," or of armor, 1 Kings 10:25; Ezekiel 39:9-10.

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

Covenanting a Privilege of Believers.
Whatever attainment is made by any as distinguished from the wicked, or whatever gracious benefit is enjoyed, is a spiritual privilege. Adoption into the family of God is of this character. "He came unto his own, and his own received him not. But as many as received him, to them gave he power (margin, or, the right; or, privilege) to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name."[617] And every co-ordinate benefit is essentially so likewise. The evidence besides, that Covenanting
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

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