my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge,(A)
    my shield[a](B) and the horn[b](C) of my salvation.
He is my stronghold,(D) my refuge and my savior—
    from violent people you save me.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 22:3 Or sovereign
  2. 2 Samuel 22:3 Horn here symbolizes strength.
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It is better to take refuge in the Lord(A)
    than to trust in humans.(B)

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It will be a shelter(A) and shade from the heat of the day, and a refuge(B) and hiding place from the storm(C) and rain.

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10 You have forgotten(A) God your Savior;(B)
    you have not remembered the Rock,(C) your fortress.(D)
Therefore, though you set out the finest plants
    and plant imported vines,(E)

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Or else let them come to me for refuge;(A)
    let them make peace(B) with me,
    yes, let them make peace with me.”

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16 they are the ones who will dwell on the heights,(A)
    whose refuge(B) will be the mountain fortress.(C)
Their bread will be supplied,
    and water will not fail(D) them.

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16 The Lord will roar(A) from Zion
    and thunder from Jerusalem;(B)
    the earth and the heavens will tremble.(C)
But the Lord will be a refuge(D) for his people,
    a stronghold(E) for the people of Israel.

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