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2 Samuel 22:31 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— As for God, his way is perfect: The word of Jehovah is tried; He is a shield unto all them that take refuge in him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— [As for] God, his way [is] perfect; the word of the LORD [is] tried: he [is] a buckler to all them that trust in him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “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.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— [As for] God, his way [is] perfect; the word of the LORD [is] tried: he [is] a buckler to all them that trust in him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— As for *God, his way is perfect; The word of Jehovah is tried: He is a shield to all that trust in him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— As for God, blameless is his way,—the speech of Yahweh, hath been proved, a shield, he is to all who seek refuge in him.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— God! Perfect [is] His way, The saying of Jehovah is tried, A shield He [is] to all those trusting in Him.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— God, his way is immaculate, the word of the Lord is tried by fire: he is the shield of all that trust in him.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— As for God, his way is perfect, the word of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all them that trust in him.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— As for the Mighty One, his way [is] blameless: the word of the Lord [is] strong [and] tried in the fire: he is a protector to all that put their trust in him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— [As for] El, his way [is] perfect; the word of Yahweh [is] tried: he [is] a buckler to all them that trust in him.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
[As for] l אֵל, 410
{0410} Prime
אֵל
'el
{ale}
Shortened from H0352; strength; as adjective mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity).
his way 1870
{1870} Prime
דֶּרֶךְ
derek
{deh'-rek}
From H1869; a road (as trodden); figuratively a course of life or mode of action, often adverbially.
[is] perfect; 8549
{8549} Prime
תָּמִים
tamiym
{taw-meem'}
From H8552; entire (literally, figuratively or morally); also (as noun) integrity, truth.
the word 565
{0565} Prime
אִמְרָה
'imrah
{im-raw'}
The second form is the feminine of H0561, and meaning the same.
of Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
[is] tried: 6884
{6884} Prime
צרף
tsaraph
{tsaw-raf'}
A primitive root; to fuse (metal), that is, refine (literally or figuratively).
z8803
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
he x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
[is] a buckler 4043
{4043} Prime
מָגֵן
magen
{maw-gane'}
From H1598; a shield (that is, the small one or buckler); figuratively a protector; also the scaly hide of the crocodile.
to all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
them that trust 2620
{2620} Prime
חָסַה
chacah
{khaw-saw'}
A primitive root; to flee for protection (compare H0982); figuratively to confide in.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
in him.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 22:1-51.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 22:2-51.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Samuel 22:31

[As for] God, his way [is] (o) perfect; the word of the LORD [is] tried: he [is] a buckler to all them that trust in him.

(o) The manner that God uses to aid his own, never fails.

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his way:

Deuteronomy 32:4 [He is] the Rock, his work [is] perfect: for all his ways [are] judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right [is] he.
Daniel 4:37 Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honour the King of heaven, all whose works [are] truth, and his ways judgment: and those that walk in pride he is able to abase.
Matthew 5:48 Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.
Revelation 15:3 And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous [are] thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true [are] thy ways, thou King of saints.

the word:

Psalms 12:6 The words of the LORD [are] pure words: [as] silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.
Psalms 18:30 [As for] God, his way [is] perfect: the word of the LORD is tried: he [is] a buckler to all those that trust in him.
Psalms 119:140 Thy word [is] very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it.
Proverbs 30:5 Every word of God [is] pure: he [is] a shield unto them that put their trust in him.

tried:
or, refined

a buckler:

2 Samuel 22:3 The God of my rock; in him will I trust: [he is] my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my saviour; thou savest me from violence.
Psalms 35:2 Take hold of shield and buckler, and stand up for mine help.
Psalms 91:4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth [shall be thy] shield and buckler.
Psalms 2:7 I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou [art] my Son; this day have I begotten thee.
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Dt 32:4. 2S 22:3. Ps 2:7; 12:6; 18:30; 35:2; 91:4; 119:140. Pv 30:5. Dn 4:37. Mt 5:48. Rv 15:3.

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