18:1 I love you, Yahweh, my strength.
18:3 I will call on Yahweh, who is worthy to be praised; So shall I be saved from my enemies.
18:4 The cords of death surrounded me. The floods of ungodliness made me afraid.
18:7 Then the earth shook and trembled. The foundations also of the mountains quaked and were shaken, Because he was angry.
18:10 He rode on a cherub, and flew. Yes, he soared on the wings of the wind.
18:12 At the brightness before him his thick clouds passed, Hailstones and coals of fire.
18:14 He sent out his arrows, and scattered them; Yes, lightnings manifold, and routed them.
18:15 Then the channels of waters appeared, The foundations of the world were laid bare, At your rebuke, Yahweh, At the blast of the breath of your nostrils.
18:16 He sent from on high. He took me. He drew me out of many waters.
18:17 He delivered me from my strong enemy, From those who hated me; for they were too mighty for me.
18:18 They came on me in the day of my calamity, But Yahweh was my support.
18:20 Yahweh has rewarded me according to my righteousness. According to the cleanness of my hands has he recompensed me.
18:21 For I have kept the ways of Yahweh, And have not wickedly departed from my God.
18:22 For all his ordinances were before me. I didn`t put away his statutes from me.
18:23 I was also blameless with him. I kept myself from my iniquity.
18:24 Therefore has Yahweh recompensed me according to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight.
18:25 With the merciful you will show yourself merciful. With the perfect man, you will show yourself perfect.
18:26 With the pure, you will show yourself pure. With the crooked you will show yourself shrewd.
18:27 For you will save the afflicted people, But the haughty eyes you will bring down.
18:30 As for God, his way is perfect. The word of Yahweh is tried. He is a shield to all those who take refuge in him.
18:35 You have also given me the shield of your salvation. Your right hand sustains me. Your gentleness has made me great.
18:38 I will strike them through, so that they will not be able to rise. They shall fall under my feet.
18:39 For you have girded me with strength to the battle. You have subdued under me those who rose up against me.
18:41 They cried, but there was none to save; Even to Yahweh, but he didn`t answer them.
18:43 You have delivered me from the strivings of the people. You have made me the head of the nations. A people whom I have not known shall serve me.
18:44 As soon as they hear of me they shall obey me. The foreigners shall submit themselves to me.
18:45 The foreigners shall fade away, And shall come trembling out of their close places.
18:47 Even the God who executes vengeance for me, And subdues peoples under me.
18:49 Therefore I will give thanks to you, Yahweh, among the nations, And will sing praises to your name.
18:50 He gives great deliverance to his king, And shows lovingkindness to his anointed, To David and to his seed, forevermore. Psalm 19 For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.