Verses that Rock!
Here are some verses to help express the meaning of Tzur Yisrael. For those verses which are also found in the Hebrew Bible (TaNaKh), the word Tzur has been colored red.
Rommans 10:4 and 1st Corinthians 10:4
Rom 10:4 For Messiah (Y'shua) is the end goal of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth.
1Co 10:4 And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Messiah (Y'shua).
Deu 32:1-4 1 Give ear, O ye heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth. 2 My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass: 3 Because I will publish the name of the LORD: ascribe ye greatness unto our God. 4 He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he.
א הַאֲזִינוּ הַשָּׁמַיִם וַאֲדַבֵּרָה וְתִשְׁמַע הָאָרֶץ אִמְרֵי־פִי ב יַעֲרֹף כַּמָּטָר לִקְחִי תִּזַּל כַּטַּל אִמְרָתִי כִּשְׂעִירִם עֲלֵי־דֶשֶׁא וְכִרְבִיבִים עֲלֵי־עֵשֶׂב ג כִּי שֵׁם יְהוָה אֶקְרָא הָבוּ גֹדֶל לֵאלֹהֵינוּ ד הַצּוּר תָּמִים פָּעֳלֹו כִּי כָל־דְּרָכָיו מִשְׁפָּט אֵל אֱמוּנָה וְאֵין עָוֶל צַדִּיק וְיָשָׁר הוּא
Isaiah 8:14 and Psalms 62:6
Isa 8:14 And he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a gin and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
יד וְהָיָה לְמִקְדָּשׁ וּלְאֶבֶן נֶגֶף וּלְצוּר מִכְשֹׁול לִשְׁנֵי בָתֵּי יִשְׂרָאֵל לְפַח וּלְמֹוקֵשׁ לְיֹושֵׁב יְרוּשָׁלִָם
Psa 62:6 He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved.
ו אַכְ־הוּא צוּרִי וִישׁוּעָתִי מִשְׂגַּבִּי לֹא אֶמֹּוט