For You have been a shelter for me,
(A)A strong tower from the enemy.

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My lovingkindness and my fortress,
My high tower and my deliverer,
My shield and the One in whom I take refuge,
Who subdues [a]my people under me.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 144:2 So with MT, LXX, Vg.; Syr., Tg. the peoples (cf. 18:47)

10 The name of the Lord is a strong (A)tower;
The righteous run to it and are [a]safe.
11 The rich man’s wealth is his strong city,
And like a high wall in his own esteem.

12 (B)Before destruction the heart of a man is haughty,
And before honor is humility.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 18:10 secure, lit. set on high