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2 Samuel 22


David's Psalm of Deliverance

2 Samuel 22:1   And David spoke the words of this song to the LORD in the day that the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul.
2 Samuel 22:2   He said, "The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer;
2 Samuel 22:3   My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and my refuge; My savior, You save me from violence.
2 Samuel 22:4   "I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, And I am saved from my enemies.
2 Samuel 22:5   "For the waves of death encompassed me; The torrents of destruction overwhelmed me;
2 Samuel 22:6   The cords of Sheol surrounded me; The snares of death confronted me.
2 Samuel 22:7   "In my distress I called upon the LORD, Yes, I cried to my God; And from His temple He heard my voice, And my cry for help came into His ears.
2 Samuel 22:8   "Then the earth shook and quaked, The foundations of heaven were trembling And were shaken, because He was angry.
2 Samuel 22:9   "Smoke went up out of His nostrils, Fire from His mouth devoured; Coals were kindled by it.
2 Samuel 22:10   "He bowed the heavens also, and came down With thick darkness under His feet.
2 Samuel 22:11   "And He rode on a cherub and flew; And He appeared on the wings of the wind.
2 Samuel 22:12   "And He made darkness canopies around Him, A mass of waters, thick clouds of the sky.
2 Samuel 22:13   "From the brightness before Him Coals of fire were kindled.
2 Samuel 22:14   "The LORD thundered from heaven, And the Most High uttered His voice.
2 Samuel 22:15   "And He sent out arrows, and scattered them, Lightning, and routed them.
2 Samuel 22:16   "Then the channels of the sea appeared, The foundations of the world were laid bare By the rebuke of the LORD, At the blast of the breath of His nostrils.
2 Samuel 22:17   "He sent from on high, He took me; He drew me out of many waters.
2 Samuel 22:18   "He delivered me from my strong enemy, From those who hated me, for they were too strong for me.
2 Samuel 22:19   "They confronted me in the day of my calamity, But the LORD was my support.
2 Samuel 22:20   "He also brought me forth into a broad place; He rescued me, because He delighted in me.
2 Samuel 22:21   "The LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness; According to the cleanness of my hands He has recompensed me.
2 Samuel 22:22   "For I have kept the ways of the LORD, And have not acted wickedly against my God.
2 Samuel 22:23   "For all His ordinances were before me, And as for His statutes, I did not depart from them.
2 Samuel 22:24   "I was also blameless toward Him, And I kept myself from my iniquity.
2 Samuel 22:25   "Therefore the LORD has recompensed me according to my righteousness, According to my cleanness before His eyes.
2 Samuel 22:26   "With the kind You show Yourself kind, With the blameless You show Yourself blameless;
2 Samuel 22:27   With the pure You show Yourself pure, And with the perverted You show Yourself astute.
2 Samuel 22:28   "And You save an afflicted people; But Your eyes are on the haughty whom You abase.
2 Samuel 22:29   "For You are my lamp, O LORD; And the LORD illumines my darkness.
2 Samuel 22:30   "For by You I can run upon a troop; By my God I can leap over a wall.
2 Samuel 22:31   "As for God, His way is blameless; The word of the LORD is tested; He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him.
2 Samuel 22:32   "For who is God, besides the LORD? And who is a rock, besides our God?
2 Samuel 22:33   "God is my strong fortress; And He sets the blameless in His way.
2 Samuel 22:34   "He makes my feet like hinds' feet, And sets me on my high places.
2 Samuel 22:35   "He trains my hands for battle, So that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.
2 Samuel 22:36   "You have also given me the shield of Your salvation, And Your help makes me great.
2 Samuel 22:37   "You enlarge my steps under me, And my feet have not slipped.
2 Samuel 22:38   "I pursued my enemies and destroyed them, And I did not turn back until they were consumed.
2 Samuel 22:39   "And I have devoured them and shattered them, so that they did not rise; And they fell under my feet.
2 Samuel 22:40   "For You have girded me with strength for battle; You have subdued under me those who rose up against me.
2 Samuel 22:41   "You have also made my enemies turn their backs to me, And I destroyed those who hated me.
2 Samuel 22:42   "They looked, but there was none to save; Even to the LORD, but He did not answer them.
2 Samuel 22:43   "Then I pulverized them as the dust of the earth; I crushed and stamped them as the mire of the streets.
2 Samuel 22:44   "You have also delivered me from the contentions of my people; You have kept me as head of the nations; A people whom I have not known serve me.
2 Samuel 22:45   "Foreigners pretend obedience to me; As soon as they hear, they obey me.
2 Samuel 22:46   "Foreigners lose heart, And come trembling out of their fortresses.
2 Samuel 22:47   "The LORD lives, and blessed be my rock; And exalted be God, the rock of my salvation,
2 Samuel 22:48   The God who executes vengeance for me, And brings down peoples under me,
2 Samuel 22:49   Who also brings me out from my enemies; You even lift me above those who rise up against me; You rescue me from the violent man.
2 Samuel 22:50   "Therefore I will give thanks to You, O LORD, among the nations, And I will sing praises to Your name.
2 Samuel 22:51   "He is a tower of deliverance to His king, And shows lovingkindness to His anointed, To David and his descendants forever."
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