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Psalms 18:18 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— They came upon me in the day of my calamity; But Jehovah was my stay.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— They prevented me in the day of my calamity: but the LORD was my stay.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— They confronted me in the day of my calamity, But the LORD was my stay.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— They attacked me in the day of my calamity: but the LORD was my stay.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— They encountered me in the day of my calamity, but Jehovah was my stay.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— They confronted me, in the day of my necessity, Then became Yahweh my stay:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— They go before me in a day of my calamity And Jehovah is for a support to me.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— They prevented me in the day of my affliction: and the Lord became my protector.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— They preuented me in the day of my calamitie: but the LORD was my stay.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— They prevented me in the day of mine affliction: but the Lord was my stay against [them].
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— They prevented me in the day of my calamity: but Yahweh was my stay.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
They prevented 6923
{6923} Prime
A primitive root; to project (one self), that is, precede; hence to anticipate, hasten, meet (usually for help).
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
me in the day 3117
{3117} Prime
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 my calamity: 343
{0343} Prime
From the same as H0181 (in the sense of bending down); oppression; by implication misfortune, ruin.
but Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
was x1961
(1961) Complement
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
my stay. 4937
{4937} Prime
From H8172; a support (concretely), that is, (figuratively) a protector or sustenance.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 18:16-19.

Psalms 18:18

_ _ prevented — (Psalms 18:3).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 18:1-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 18:18

Prevented — They had almost surprized me.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
me in:

Deuteronomy 32:35 To me [belongeth] vengeance, and recompence; their foot shall slide in [due] time: for the day of their calamity [is] at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.
2 Samuel 22:19 They prevented me in the day of my calamity: but the LORD was my stay.
Jeremiah 18:17 I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will shew them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.
Obadiah 1:10-14 For [thy] violence against thy brother Jacob shame shall cover thee, and thou shalt be cut off for ever. ... Neither shouldest thou have stood in the crossway, to cut off those of his that did escape; neither shouldest thou have delivered up those of his that did remain in the day of distress.
Zechariah 1:15 And I am very sore displeased with the heathen [that are] at ease: for I was but a little displeased, and they helped forward the affliction.


Psalms 46:1-2 [[To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, A Song upon Alamoth.]] God [is] our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. ... Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;
Psalms 46:11 The LORD of hosts [is] with us; the God of Jacob [is] our refuge. Selah.
1 Samuel 30:6 And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God.
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Dt 32:35. 1S 30:6. 2S 22:19. Ps 46:1, 11. Jr 18:17. Ob 1:10. Zc 1:15.

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