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Psalms 89:18 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For our shield belongeth unto Jehovah; And our king to the Holy One of Israel.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For the LORD [is] our defence; and the Holy One of Israel [is] our king.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For our shield belongs to the LORD, And our king to the Holy One of Israel.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For the LORD [is] our defense; and the Holy One of Israel [is] our king.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For Jehovah is our shield, and the Holy One of Israel, our king.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, to Yahweh, belongeth our Shield, And, to the Holy One of Israel, belongeth our King.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For of Jehovah [is] our shield, And of the Holy One of Israel our king.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For our protection is of the Lord, and of our king the holy one of Israel.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For the LORD is our defence: and the holy One of Israel is our king.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— for [our] help is of the Lord; and of the Holy One of Israel, our king.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For Yahweh [is] our defence; and the Holy One of Yisrael [is] our king.

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.
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
[is] our defence; 4043
{4043} Prime
From H1598; a shield (that is, the small one or buckler); figuratively a protector; also the scaly hide of the crocodile.
and the Holy One 6918
{6918} Prime
From H6942; sacred (ceremonially or morally); (as noun) God (by eminence), an angel, a saint, a sanctuary.
of Yi$rl יִשׂרָאֵל 3478
{3478} Prime
From H8280 and H0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
[is] our king. 4428
{4428} Prime
From H4427; a king.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 89:18

_ _ (Margin). Thus is introduced the promise to “our shield,” “our king,” David.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 89:15-18.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 89:18

For the LORD [is] our (p) defence; and the Holy One of Israel [is] our king.

(p) In that our King has power to defend us, it is the gift of God.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the LORD[YHWH] is:
etc. or, our Shield is of the Lord, and our King is of the Holy One of Israel,
Psalms 47:9 The princes of the people are gathered together, [even] the people of the God of Abraham: for the shields of the earth [belong] unto God: he is greatly exalted.
Psalms 62:1-2 [[To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David.]] Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him [cometh] my salvation. ... He only [is] my rock and my salvation; [he is] my defence; I shall not be greatly moved.
Psalms 62:6 He only [is] my rock and my salvation: [he is] my defence; I shall not be moved.
Psalms 84:11 For the LORD God [is] a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good [thing] will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
Psalms 91:1-2 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. ... I will say of the LORD, [He is] my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.
Genesis 15:1 After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I [am] thy shield, [and] thy exceeding great reward.
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.


Psalms 71:22 I will also praise thee with the psaltery, [even] thy truth, O my God: unto thee will I sing with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel.
Isaiah 1:4 Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children that are corrupters: they have forsaken the LORD, they have provoked the Holy One of Israel unto anger, they are gone away backward.
Isaiah 12:6 Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion: for great [is] the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.
Isaiah 29:19 The meek also shall increase [their] joy in the LORD, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
Isaiah 30:11 Get you out of the way, turn aside out of the path, cause the Holy One of Israel to cease from before us.
Isaiah 43:3 For I [am] the LORD thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour: I gave Egypt [for] thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba for thee.
Isaiah 43:14 Thus saith the LORD, your redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; For your sake I have sent to Babylon, and have brought down all their nobles, and the Chaldeans, whose cry [is] in the ships.


Psalms 44:4 Thou art my King, O God: command deliverances for Jacob.
Isaiah 33:22 For the LORD [is] our judge, the LORD [is] our lawgiver, the LORD [is] our king; he will save us.
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Gn 15:1. Dt 33:27. Ps 44:4; 47:9; 62:1, 6; 71:22; 84:11; 91:1. Is 1:4; 12:6; 29:19; 30:11; 33:22; 43:3, 14.

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