Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people; and thou hast made me the head of the heathen: a people whom I have not known shall serve me.
As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me: the strangers shall submit themselves unto me.18.44 As soon…: Heb. At the hearing of the ear18.44 submit…: or, yield feigned obedience18.44 strangers: Heb. sons of the stranger
The strangers shall fade away, and be afraid out of their close places.18.45 strangers: Heb. sons of the stranger
The LORD liveth; and blessed be my rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted.
It is God that avengeth me, and subdueth the people under me.18.47 avengeth: Heb. giveth avengements for18.47 subdueth: or, destroyeth
He delivereth me from mine enemies: yea, thou liftest me up above those that rise up against me: thou hast delivered me from the violent man.18.48 violent…: Heb. man of violence
Therefore will I give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the heathen, and sing praises unto thy name.18.49 give…: or, confess
Great deliverance giveth he to his king; and sheweth mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for evermore.