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Psalms 140:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— O Jehovah the Lord, the strength of my salvation, Thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, You have covered my head in the day of battle.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Jehovah, the Lord, is the strength of my salvation: thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— O Yahweh, My Lord, my saving strength, thou hast screened my head in the day of battle.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— O Jehovah, my Lord, strength of my salvation, Thou hast covered my head in the day of armour.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— O Lord, Lord, the strength of my salvation: thou hast overshadowed my head in the day of battle.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— O GOD the Lord, the strength of my saluation: thou hast couered my head in the day of battell.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— O Lord God, the strength of my salvation; thou hast screened my head in the day of battle.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— O Yahweh Adonay, the strength of my salvation, thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
O Yhw יָהוֶה 3069
{3069} Prime
יֱהוִה
Y@hovih
{yeh-ho-vee'}
A variation of H3068 (used after H0136, and pronounced by Jews as H0430, in order to prevent the repetition of the same sound, since they elsewhere pronounce H3068 as H0136).
ny אֲדֹנָי, 136
{0136} Prime
אֲדֹנָי
'Adonay
{ad-o-noy'}
An emphatic form of H0113; the Lord (used as a proper name of God only).
the strength 5797
{5797} Prime
עֹז
`oz
{oze}
From H5810; strength in various applications (force, security, majesty, praise).
of my 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.
thou hast covered 5526
{5526} Prime
סָכַךְ
cakak
{saw-kak'}
A primitive root; properly to entwine as a screen; by implication to fence in, cover over, (figuratively) protect.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
my head 7218
{7218} Prime
רֹאשׁ
ro'sh
{roshe}
From an unused root apparently meaning to shake; the head (as most easily shaken), whether literally or figuratively (in many applications, of place, time, rank, etc.).
in the day 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
of battle. 5402
{5402} Prime
נֶשֶׁק
nesheq
{neh'-shek}
From H5401; military equipment, that is, (collectively) arms (offensive or defensive), or (concretely) an arsenal.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 140:7

_ _ day of battle — literally, “of armor,” that is, when using it.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 140:7

O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, thou (e) hast covered my head in the day of battle.

(e) He calls to God with lively faith, being assured of his mercies, because he had before time proved, that God helped him ever in his dangers.

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the strength:

Psalms 18:1-2 [[To the chief Musician, [A Psalm] of David, the servant of the LORD, who spake unto the LORD the words of this song in the day [that] the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul: And he said,]] I will love thee, O LORD, my strength. ... The LORD [is] my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, [and] my high tower.
Psalms 18:35 Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy right hand hath holden me up, and thy gentleness hath made me great.
Psalms 27:1 [[[A Psalm] of David.]] The LORD [is] my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD [is] the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
Psalms 28:7-8 The LORD [is] my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him. ... The LORD [is] their strength, and he [is] the saving strength of his anointed.
Psalms 59:17 Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing: for God [is] my defence, [and] the God of my mercy.
Psalms 62:2 He only [is] my rock and my salvation; [he is] my defence; I shall not be greatly moved.
Psalms 62:7 In God [is] my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, [and] my refuge, [is] in God.
Psalms 89:26 He shall cry unto me, Thou [art] my father, my God, and the rock of my salvation.
Psalms 95:1 O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.
Deuteronomy 33:27-29 The eternal God [is thy] refuge, and underneath [are] the everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee; and shall say, Destroy [them]. ... Happy [art] thou, O Israel: who [is] like unto thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who [is] the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.
Isaiah 12:2 Behold, God [is] my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH [is] my strength and [my] song; he also is become my salvation.

thou hast covered:

Psalms 144:10 [It is he] that giveth salvation unto kings: who delivereth David his servant from the hurtful sword.
1 Samuel 17:36-37 Thy servant slew both the lion and the bear: and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be as one of them, seeing he hath defied the armies of the living God. ... David said moreover, The LORD that delivered me out of the paw of the lion, and out of the paw of the bear, he will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine. And Saul said unto David, Go, and the LORD be with thee.
1 Samuel 17:45-51 Then said David to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied. ... Therefore David ran, and stood upon the Philistine, and took his sword, and drew it out of the sheath thereof, and slew him, and cut off his head therewith. And when the Philistines saw their champion was dead, they fled.
2 Samuel 8:6 Then David put garrisons in Syria of Damascus: and the Syrians became servants to David, [and] brought gifts. And the LORD preserved David whithersoever he went.
2 Samuel 8:14 And he put garrisons in Edom; throughout all Edom put he garrisons, and all they of Edom became David's servants. And the LORD preserved David whithersoever he went.
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Dt 33:27. 1S 17:36, 45. 2S 8:6, 14. Ps 18:1, 35; 27:1; 28:7; 59:17; 62:2, 7; 89:26; 95:1; 144:10. Is 12:2.

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