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Psalms 61:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For thou hast been a refuge for me, A strong tower from the enemy.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For thou hast been a shelter for me, [and] a strong tower from the enemy.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For You have been a refuge for me, A tower of strength against the enemy.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For thou hast been a shelter for me, [and] a strong tower from the enemy.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For thou hast been a refuge for me, a strong tower from before the enemy.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For thou hast been, A Refuge to me, A Tower of Strength, from the face of the foe.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For Thou hast been a refuge for me, A tower of strength because of the enemy.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For thou hast been my hope; a tower of strength against the face of the enemy.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For thou hast bene a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— because thou wert my hope, a tower of strength from the face of the enemy.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For thou hast been a shelter for me, [and] a strong tower from the enemy.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
thou hast been 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).
a shelter 4268
{4268} Prime
From H2620; a shelter (literally or figuratively).
for me, [and] a strong 5797
{5797} Prime
From H5810; strength in various applications (force, security, majesty, praise).
tower 4026
{4026} Prime
From H1431; a tower (from its size or height); by analogy a rostrum; figuratively a (pyramidal) bed of flowers.
from 6440
{6440} Prime
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
the enemy. 341
{0341} Prime
Active participle of H0340; hating; an adversary.
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 61:1-3.

Psalms 61:3

_ _ shelter ... and strong tower — repeat the same sentiment.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 61:1-4.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 4:6-7 [There be] many that say, Who will shew us [any] good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us. ... Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time [that] their corn and their wine increased.
Psalms 116:2 Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon [him] as long as I live.
Psalms 140:7 O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.
Isaiah 46:3-4 Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, which are borne [by me] from the belly, which are carried from the womb: ... And [even] to [your] old age I [am] he; and [even] to hoar hairs will I carry [you]: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver [you].
2 Corinthians 1:10 Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver [us];


Psalms 18:2 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.
Proverbs 18:10 The name of the LORD [is] a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.
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Ps 4:6; 18:2; 116:2; 140:7. Pv 18:10. Is 46:3. 2Co 1:10.

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