Psalms 121:6

“The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The sunne shall not smite thee by day; nor the moone by night.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The sun will not smite you by day, Nor the moon by night.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The sun shall not smite thee by day, Nor the moon by night.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You will not be touched by the sun in the day, or by the moon at night.
- Basic English Bible

The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.
- Darby Bible

The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.
- Webster's Bible

The sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night.
- World English Bible

By day the sun doth not smite thee, Nor the moon by night.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 121:6


121:6 Smite - With excessive heat. Moon - With that cold and moisture which come into the air by it. Intemperate heats and colds are the springs of many diseases.


Discussion for Psalms 121

  • Charles
    Indeed God of Isreal is our defence always. He is our refuge always.
  • Patrick ilori
    God is alive and with him we can never watch in vain.
  • BSP
    Verse 4 shows that God is always at his peak and He never gets drowsy or goes to sleep. He guards us 24/7. God is the most reliable and surest source of protection for his people.
  • Gennie seawood
    We must trust in God for our protection in every day life.
  • Marie CHERLINE MULLER
    I LOVE THIS SONG VERY MUCH... IT GIVE ME COMFORT WHEN I DOWN...
  • Marjorie Shorey
    I will lift up mine eyes unto the hill, I can always depend on him for help because I know where it has come from. He is my keeper he is my everything the sun shall smite thee he is there for me.

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