Psalm 140:7
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New International Version
Sovereign LORD, my strong deliverer, you shield 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.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thou hast covered my head - Not only when I fought with the proud blaspheming Philistine; but in the various attempts made against my life by my sworn enemies.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the strength

Psalm 18:1,2,35 I will love you, O LORD, my strength...

Psalm 27:1 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?

Psalm 28:7,8 The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoices...

Psalm 59:17 To you, O my strength, will I sing: for God is my defense, and the God of my mercy.

Psalm 62:2,7 He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defense; I shall not be greatly moved...

Psalm 89:26 He shall cry to me, You are my father, my God, and the rock of my salvation.

Psalm 95:1 O come, let us sing to the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.

Deuteronomy 33:27-29 The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before you...

Isaiah 12:2 Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song...

thou hast covered

Psalm 144:10 It is he that gives salvation to kings: who delivers David his servant from the hurtful sword.

1 Samuel 17:36,37,45-51 Your servant slew both the lion and the bear: and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be as one of them...

2 Samuel 8:6,14 Then David put garrisons in Syria of Damascus: and the Syrians became servants to David, and brought gifts...

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Question Lxxxiii of Prayer
I. Is Prayer an Act of the Appetitive Powers? Cardinal Cajetan, On Prayer based on Friendship II. Is it Fitting to Pray? Cardinal Cajetan, On Prayer as a True Cause S. Augustine, On the Sermon on the Mount, II. iii. 14 " On the Gift of Perseverance, vii. 15 III. Is Prayer an Act of the Virtue of Religion? Cardinal Cajetan, On the Humility of Prayer S. Augustine, On Psalm cii. 10 " Of the Gift of Perseverance, xvi. 39 IV. Ought We to Pray to God Alone? S. Augustine, Sermon, cxxvii. 2 V.
St. Thomas Aquinas—On Prayer and The Contemplative Life

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

Cross References
Psalm 28:8
The LORD is the strength of his people, a fortress of salvation for his anointed one.

Psalm 118:14
The LORD is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.

Psalm 144:10
to the One who gives victory to kings, who delivers his servant David. From the deadly sword

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