2 Samuel 22:48
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New Living Translation
He is the God who pays back those who harm me; he brings down the nations under me

King James Bible
It is God that avengeth me, and that bringeth down the people under me,

Darby Bible Translation
The �God who hath avenged me, And hath brought the peoples under me.

World English Bible
even the God who executes vengeance for me, who brings down peoples under me,

Young's Literal Translation
God -- who is giving vengeance to me, And bringing down peoples under me,

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2 Samuel 22:48 Parallel Commentaries
Christ's Prophetic Office
'The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet,' &c. Deut 18:85. Having spoken of the person of Christ, we are next to speak of the offices of Christ. These are Prophetic, Priestly, and Regal. 'The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet.' Enunciatur hic locus de Christo. It is spoken of Christ.' There are several names given to Christ as a Prophet. He is called the Counsellor' in Isa 9:9. In uno Christo Angelus foederis completur [The Messenger of the Covenant appears in Christ alone].
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Samuel 24:12
"May the LORD judge between us. Perhaps the LORD will punish you for what you are trying to do to me, but I will never harm you.

1 Samuel 25:39
When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, "Praise the LORD, who has avenged the insult I received from Nabal and has kept me from doing it myself. Nabal has received the punishment for his sin." Then David sent messengers to Abigail to ask her to become his wife.

2 Samuel 4:8
When they arrived at Hebron, they presented Ishbosheth's head to David. "Look!" they exclaimed to the king. "Here is the head of Ishbosheth, the son of your enemy Saul who tried to kill you. Today the LORD has given my lord the king revenge on Saul and his entire family!"

Psalm 94:1
O LORD, the God of vengeance, O God of vengeance, let your glorious justice shine forth!

Psalm 144:2
He is my loving ally and my fortress, my tower of safety, my rescuer. He is my shield, and I take refuge in him. He makes the nations submit to me.

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