Psalm 18:3
New International Version
I called to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and I have been saved from my enemies.

New Living Translation
I called on the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and he saved me from my enemies.

English Standard Version
I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies.

Berean Study Bible
I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised; so shall I be saved from my enemies.

King James Bible
I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised: so shall I be saved from mine enemies.

New King James Version
I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised; So shall I be saved from my enemies.

New American Standard Bible
I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, And I am saved from my enemies.

NASB 1995
I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, And I am saved from my enemies.

NASB 1977
I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, And I am saved from my enemies.

Amplified Bible
I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised; And I am saved from my enemies.

Christian Standard Bible
I called to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and I was saved from my enemies.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I called to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and I was saved from my enemies.

American Standard Version
I will call upon Jehovah, who is worthy to be praised: So shall I be saved from mine enemies.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I shall cry to LORD JEHOVAH and I shall be saved from my enemies.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I will call upon the Lord with praises, and I shall be saved from mine enemies.

Contemporary English Version
I praise you, LORD! I prayed, and you rescued me from my enemies.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Praising I will call upon the Lord: and I shall be saved from my enemies.

English Revised Version
I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised: so shall I be saved from mine enemies.

Good News Translation
I call to the LORD, and he saves me from my enemies. Praise the LORD!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD should be praised. I called on him, and I was saved from my enemies.

International Standard Version
I cried out to the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, and I was delivered from my enemies.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Praised, I cry, is the LORD, And I am saved from mine enemies.

Literal Standard Version
I call on YHWH, the Praised One, And I am saved from my enemies.

NET Bible
I called to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and I was delivered from my enemies.

New Heart English Bible
I call on the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies.

World English Bible
I call on Yahweh, who is worthy to be praised; and I am saved from my enemies.

Young's Literal Translation
The 'Praised One' I call Jehovah, And from my enemies I am saved.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The LORD is My Rock
2The LORD is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer. My God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. 3I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised; so shall I be saved from my enemies. 4The cords of death encompassed me; the torrents of chaos overwhelmed me.…

Cross References
Psalm 34:6
This poor man called out, and the LORD heard him; He saved him from all his troubles.

Psalm 48:1
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, in the city of our God, His holy mountain.

Psalm 96:4
For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; He is to be feared above all gods.

Psalm 113:3
From where the sun rises to where it sets, the name of the LORD is praised.

Psalm 145:3
Great is the LORD and greatly to be praised; His greatness is unsearchable.


Treasury of Scripture

I will call on the LORD, who is worthy to be praised: so shall I be saved from my enemies.

I will

Psalm 5:2,3
Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto thee will I pray…

Psalm 28:1,2
A Psalm of David. Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, if thou be silent to me, I become like them that go down into the pit…

Psalm 55:16
As for me, I will call upon God; and the LORD shall save me.

who

Psalm 65:1,2
To the chief Musician, A Psalm and Song of David. Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Sion: and unto thee shall the vow be performed…

Psalm 76:4
Thou art more glorious and excellent than the mountains of prey.

Nehemiah 9:5
Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabniah, Sherebiah, Hodijah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah, said, Stand up and bless the LORD your God for ever and ever: and blessed be thy glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise.

so shall

Psalm 50:15
And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.

Psalm 91:15
He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.

Luke 1:71
That we should be saved from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us;









(3) Presents a trifling verbal variation from Samuel.

Verse 3. - I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised. Not so much a simple future, "I will call upon the Lord at some particular time," as a future of continuance, "I call, and will ever call, upon the Lord, worthy to be praised;" and so - i.e., so long as I call - shall I be saved from mine enemies (comp. Psalm 5:10, 12; Psalm 6:8-10; Psalm 10:15, 16, etc.).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I will call upon
אֶקְרָ֣א (’eq·rā)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

the LORD,
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

[who is worthy] to be praised;
מְ֭הֻלָּל (mə·hul·lāl)
Verb - Pual - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 1984: To shine

so shall I be saved
אִוָּשֵֽׁעַ׃ (’iw·wā·šê·a‘)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3467: To be open, wide, free, to be safe, to free, succor

from
וּמִן־ (ū·min-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

my enemies.
אֹ֝יְבַ֗י (’ō·yə·ḇay)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 341: Hating, an adversary


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