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2 Samuel 22:51 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Great deliverance giveth he to his king, And showeth lovingkindness to his anointed, To David and to his seed, for evermore.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— [He is] the tower of salvation for his king: and sheweth mercy to his anointed, unto David, and to his seed for evermore.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “[He] is a tower of deliverance to His king, And shows lovingkindness to His anointed, To David and his descendants forever.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— [He is] the tower of salvation for his king: and [he] showeth mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for evermore.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— [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.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Who hath made great the victories of his King,—and shown lovingkindness to his Anointed One, to David and to his Seed, unto times age-abiding.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Magnifying the salvations of His king, And doing loving-kindness to His anointed, To David, and to his seed—unto the age!'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Giving great salvation to his king, and shewing mercy to David his anointed, and to his seed for ever.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He is the towre of saluation for his king: and sheweth mercy to his Anointed, vnto Dauid, and to his seede for euermore.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— He magnifies the salvation of his king, and works mercy for his anointed, even for David and for his seed for ever.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— [He is] the tower of salvation for his king: and sheweth mercy to his anointed, unto Dawid, and to his seed for evermore.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
[He is] the tower 4024
{4024} Prime
מִגְדּוֹל
Migdowl
{mig-dole'}
Probably of Egyptian origin; Migdol, a place in Egypt.
z8675
<8675> Grammar
Kethiv Reading

Where the translators of the Authorised Version followed the qere reading rather than the kethiv.
y1431
[1431] Standard
גָּדַל
gadal
{gaw-dal'}
A primitive root; properly to twist (compare H1434), that is, to be (causatively make) large (in various senses, as in body, mind, estate or honor, also in pride).
z8688
<8688> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 857
of salvation 3444
{3444} Prime
יְשׁוּעָה
y@shuw`ah
{yesh-oo'-aw}
Feminine passive participle of H3467; something saved, that is, (abstractly) deliverance; hence aid, victory, prosperity.
for his king: 4428
{4428} Prime
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
From H4427; a king.
and sheweth 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
mercy 2617
{2617} Prime
חֶסֶד
checed
{kheh'-sed}
From H2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opprobrium) reproof, or (subjectively) beauty.
to his anointed, 4899
{4899} Prime
מָשִׁיחַ
mashiyach
{maw-shee'-akh}
From H4886; anointed; usually a consecrated person (as a king, priest, or saint); specifically the Messiah.
unto Dwi דָּוִד, 1732
{1732} Prime
דָּוִד
David
{daw-veed'}
From the same as H1730; loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse.
and to his seed 2233
{2233} Prime
זֶרַע
zera`
{zeh'-rah}
From H2232; seed; figuratively fruit, plant, sowing time, posterity.
for y5704
[5704] Standard
עַד
`ad
{ad}
Properly the same as H5703 (used as a preposition, adverb or conjugation; especially with a preposition); as far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with).
evermore. 5769
{5769} Prime
עוֹלָם
`owlam
{o-lawm'}
From H5956; properly concealed, that is, the vanishing point; generally time out of mind (past or future), that is, (practically) eternity; frequentative adverbially (especially with prepositional prefix) always.
x5704
(5704) Complement
עַד
`ad
{ad}
Properly the same as H5703 (used as a preposition, adverb or conjugation; especially with a preposition); as far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with).
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

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the tower:

2 Samuel 22:2 And he said, The LORD [is] my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer;
Psalms 3:3 But thou, O LORD, [art] a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.
Psalms 21:1 [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!
Psalms 48:3 God is known in her palaces for a refuge.
Psalms 89:26 He shall cry unto me, Thou [art] my father, my God, and the rock of my salvation.
Psalms 91:2 I will say of the LORD, [He is] my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.
Psalms 144:10 [It is he] that giveth salvation unto kings: who delivereth David his servant from the hurtful sword.

his anointed:

Psalms 18:50 Great deliverance giveth he to his king; and sheweth mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for evermore.
Psalms 89:20 I have found David my servant; with my holy oil have I anointed him:

seed:

2 Samuel 7:12-13 And when thy days be fulfilled, and thou shalt sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom. ... He shall build an house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom for ever.
Psalms 18:50 Great deliverance giveth he to his king; and sheweth mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for evermore.
Psalms 89:29 His seed also will I make [to endure] for ever, and his throne as the days of heaven.
Psalms 89:36 His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me.
Jeremiah 30:9 But they shall serve the LORD their God, and David their king, whom I will raise up unto them.
Luke 1:31-33 And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS. ... And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end.
Revelation 11:15 And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become [the kingdoms] of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.
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2S 7:12; 22:2. Ps 3:3; 18:50; 21:1; 48:3; 89:20, 26, 29, 36; 91:2; 144:10. Jr 30:9. Lk 1:31. Rv 11:15.

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