Psalm 18:50
New International Version
He gives his king great victories; he shows unfailing love to his anointed, to David and to his descendants forever.

New Living Translation
You give great victories to your king; you show unfailing love to your anointed, to David and all his descendants forever.

English Standard Version
Great salvation he brings to his king, and shows steadfast love to his anointed, to David and his offspring forever.

Berean Study Bible
Great salvation He brings to His king. He shows loving devotion to His anointed, to David and his descendants forever.

New American Standard Bible
He gives great deliverance to His king, And shows lovingkindness to His anointed, To David and his descendants forever.

King James Bible
Great deliverance giveth he to his king; and sheweth mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for evermore.

Christian Standard Bible
He gives great victories to his king; he shows loyalty to his anointed, to David and his descendants forever.

Contemporary English Version
You give glorious victories to your chosen king. Your faithful love for David and for his descendants will never end.

Good News Translation
God gives great victories to his king; he shows constant love to the one he has chosen, to David and his descendants forever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He gives great victories to His king; He shows loyalty to His anointed, to David and his descendants forever.

International Standard Version
He is the one who gives victories to his king; who shows gracious love to his anointed, to David and his seed forever.

NET Bible
He gives his chosen king magnificent victories; he is faithful to his chosen ruler, to David and his descendants forever."

New Heart English Bible
He gives great deliverance to his king, and shows loving kindness to his anointed, to David and to his descendants, until forever.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The salvation of his King is magnificent; he performs grace to his Anointed, to David, and to his seed for eternity.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He gives great victories to his king. He shows mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his descendant forever.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Great salvation giveth He to His king; And showeth mercy to His anointed, To David and to his seed, for evermore.

New American Standard 1977
He gives great deliverance to His king, And shows lovingkindness to His anointed, To David and his descendants forever.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He gives great deliverance to his king and shows mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for evermore.

King James 2000 Bible
Great deliverance gives he to his king; and shows mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his descendants forevermore.

American King James Version
Great deliverance gives he to his king; and shows mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for ever more.

American Standard Version
Great deliverance giveth he to his king, And showeth lovingkindness to his anointed, To David and to his seed, for evermore.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
God magnifies the deliverances of his king; and deals mercifully with David his anointed, and his seed, for ever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Giving great deliverance to his king, and shewing mercy to David his anointed : and to his seed for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
[It is he] who giveth great deliverances to his king, and sheweth loving-kindness to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for evermore.

English Revised Version
Great deliverance giveth he to his king; and sheweth lovingkindness to his anointed, to David and to his seed, for evermore.

Webster's Bible Translation
He giveth great deliverance to his king; and showeth mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for ever.

World English Bible
He gives great deliverance to his king, and shows loving kindness to his anointed, to David and to his seed, forevermore. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.

Young's Literal Translation
Magnifying the salvation of His king, And doing kindness to His anointed, To David, and to his seed -- unto the age!
Study Bible
The LORD is My Rock
49Therefore I will praise You, O LORD, among the nations; I will sing praises to Your name! 50He brings great salvation to His king. He shows loving devotion to His anointed, to David and his descendants forever.
Cross References
Psalm 21:1
O LORD, the king rejoices in Your strength. How greatly he exults in Your salvation!

Psalm 28:8
The LORD is the strength of His people, a stronghold of salvation for His anointed.

Psalm 89:4
I will establish your offspring forever and build up your throne for all generations.'" Selah

Psalm 89:29
I will establish his line forever, his throne as long as the heavens endure.

Psalm 144:10
to the One who gives victory to kings, who frees His servant David from the deadly sword.

Treasury of Scripture

Great deliverance gives he to his king; and shows mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for ever more.

Great

Psalm 2:6
Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion.

Psalm 78:71,72
From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance…

Psalm 89:3,4
I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn unto David my servant, …

to his

Psalm 89:20-38
I have found David my servant; with my holy oil have I anointed him: …

Psalm 132:10
For thy servant David's sake turn not away the face of thine anointed.

2 Samuel 7:13
He shall build an house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom for ever.







Lexicon
{He brings}
מגדל (miḡ·dōl)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

great
מַגְדִּיל֮ (maḡ·dîl)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2167: Play, to make music, celebrate in song and music

salvation
יְשׁוּע֪וֹת (yə·šū·‘ō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 3444: Something saved, deliverance, aid, victory, prosperity

to His king.
מַ֫לְכּ֥וֹ (mal·kōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king

He shows
וְעֹ֤שֶׂה (wə·‘ō·śeh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

loving devotion
חֶ֨סֶד ׀ (ḥe·seḏ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty

to His anointed,
לִמְשִׁיח֗וֹ (lim·šî·ḥōw)
Preposition-l | Adjective - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4899: Anointed, a consecrated person, the Messiah

to David
לְדָוִ֥ד (lə·ḏā·wiḏ)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

and his descendants
וּלְזַרְע֗וֹ (ū·lə·zar·‘ōw)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2233: Seed, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity

forever.
עַד־ (‘aḏ-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while
(50) This verse is by many treated as a late liturgical addition to the hymn. The change to the third person is certainly somewhat suggestive of this, but by no means conclusive.

The question of the relation of the two copies of this hymn to each other is far too complicated and difficult for discussion here. Each has been again and again claimed as the original. The best explanation of the variations is that the compositions were independent copies of some original, and that the psalm, like many others, was altered in preparation for the choir use.

Verse 50. - Great deliverance giveth he to his king; literally, he magnifies salutations to his king. The primary reference seems to be to the gracious message which God sent to David by Nathan when he had brought the tabernacle into Jerusalem, and purposed to build a "house" worthy of it (see 2 Samuel 7:8-16). God had then "saluted" David as "his servant" (ver. 5), and sent him a message of the most gracious character, even promising the kingdom to him and to his seed "for ever" (vers. 13, 16). And showeth mercy to his anointed, to David. No doubt David is primarily intended, both by the "king" of the first clause, and by the "anointed" of the second; but the combination of the two, and the immediate mention of the "seed" which is to reign "for ever," carry the passage beyond the psalmist individually, and give to the conclusion of the psalm, at any rate, a semi-Messianic character. As Hengstenberg says, "Psalms of this kind are distinguished from those which may more strictly be called Messianic, only by this - that in the latter the Messiah exclusively is brought into view, while here he is presented to our notice only as a member of the seed of David" ('Commentary on the Psalms,' vol. 1. p. 324, Engl. trans.).



18:32, and the following verses, are the gifts of God to the spiritual warrior, whereby he is prepared for the contest, after the example of his victorious Leader. Learn that we must seek release being made through Christ, shall be rejected. In David the type, we behold out of trouble through Christ. The prayer put up, without reconciliation Jesus our Redeemer, conflicting with enemies, compassed with sorrows and with floods of ungodly men, enduring not only the pains of death, but the wrath of God for us; yet calling upon the Father with strong cries and tears; rescued from the grave; proceeding to reconcile, or to put under his feet all other enemies, till death, the last enemy, shall be destroyed. We should love the Lord, our Strength, and our Salvation; we should call on him in every trouble, and praise him for every deliverance; we should aim to walk with him in all righteousness and true holiness, keeping from sin. If we belong to him, he conquers and reigns for us, and we shall conquer and reign through him, and partake of the mercy of our anointed King, which is promised to all his seed for evermore. Amen.
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