Rock of my refuge

Rock of my refuge is one of several descriptive names of God used in the Old Testament, especially the psalms. Our relationship with God is the safest place to be. It is not based on cowering fear but on trust and reliance.

Rock of my refuge or Rock of my strength (Tsur makhsi) pictured in the Hebrew text of Psalm 94:22.

Rock of my refuge or Rock of my strength (Tsur makhsi) in the Hebrew text of Psalm 94:22.

Rock of my refuge in Hebrew:

Tsur makhsi

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 6697, 4268

Bible reference: Ps. 94:22

The Lord is my defense; and my God is the rock of my refuge. (Psalm 94:22 KJV)

 

Rock of Your refuge in Hebrew:

Rock of your refuge (Tsur ma’uzzekh) pictured in the Hebrew text of Isaiah 17:10.

Rock of your refuge (Tsur ma’uzzekh) in the Hebrew text of Isa. 17:10

Tsur ma‘uzzekh

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 6697, 4581

Bible reference: Isa. 17:10

For you have forgotten the God of your salvation
And have not remembered the rock of your refuge.
Therefore you plant delightful plants
And set them with vine slips of a strange god.
(Isaiah 17:10)

Alternative names of God appear in other English versions: The Rock, your fortress (NIV) and Rock of thy strength (KJV).

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