David was greatly distressed because the men were talking of stoning(A) him; each one was bitter(B) in spirit because of his sons and daughters. But David found strength(C) in the Lord his God.

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The Lord is my rock,(A) my fortress(B) and my deliverer;(C)
    my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge,(D)
    my shield[a](E) and the horn[b] of my salvation,(F) my stronghold.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 18:2 Or sovereign
  2. Psalm 18:2 Horn here symbolizes strength.
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14 Wait(A) for the Lord;
    be strong(B) and take heart
    and wait for the Lord.

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