and the other was named Eliezer,[a](A) for he said, “My father’s God was my helper;(B) he saved me from the sword of Pharaoh.”

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 18:4 Eliezer means my God is helper.

14 But you, God, see the trouble(A) of the afflicted;
    you consider their grief and take it in hand.
The victims commit themselves to you;(B)
    you are the helper(C) of the fatherless.

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Psalm 18[a](A)

For the director of music. Of David the servant of the Lord. He sang to the Lord the words of this song when the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. He said:

I love you, Lord, my strength.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 18:1 In Hebrew texts 18:1-50 is numbered 18:2-51.

Psalm 27

Of David.

The Lord is my light(A) and my salvation(B)
    whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold(C) of my life—
    of whom shall I be afraid?(D)

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Do not hide your face(A) from me,
    do not turn your servant away in anger;(B)
    you have been my helper.(C)
Do not reject me or forsake(D) me,
    God my Savior.(E)

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10 Hear,(A) Lord, and be merciful to me;(B)
    Lord, be my help.(C)

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Surely God is my help;(A)
    the Lord is the one who sustains me.(B)

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But as for me, I am poor and needy;(A)
    come quickly to me,(B) O God.
You are my help(C) and my deliverer;(D)
    Lord, do not delay.(E)

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All you Israelites, trust(A) in the Lord
    he is their help and shield.
10 House of Aaron,(B) trust in the Lord
    he is their help and shield.
11 You who fear him,(C) trust in the Lord
    he is their help and shield.

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The Lord is with me; he is my helper.(A)
    I look in triumph on my enemies.(B)

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24 They will say of me, ‘In the Lord alone
    are deliverance(A) and strength.(B)’”
All who have raged against him
    will come to him and be put to shame.(C)

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“You are destroyed, Israel,
    because you are against me,(A) against your helper.(B)

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19 The Sovereign Lord is my strength;(A)
    he makes my feet like the feet of a deer,
    he enables me to tread on the heights.(B)

For the director of music. On my stringed instruments.

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