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

  • Muwangu Teddy
    i much appreciate God ,that my life's sake he slumbers nor sleeps not.
  • Norman MORRISON
    "Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep...". That's Israel, the small country surrounded by those who would destroy it, the E.U., the U.N., B.D.S., Hamas, Hezbollah the P.L.O., Iran and many others. God bless America for its support.
  • Phyna
    Indeed the Lord said he will never sleep nor slumber over us therefore why should I be afraid of the evil one.this verse gives me confidence.builds and renews my trust and faith in God each time I read it.it brightens up my day and makes me very happy .it gives me more knowledge and makes me understand more who God is to me and how precious and important he is in my life.Hallelujah! He is my All!
  • Donya
    The entire book of Psalms is terrific.
  • Emmanuel Abologbon
    This plsam is so inspire which tells us to believe God because God is our protector , helper and provider
  • Cecilia kemunto isanda.
    Comment*this verse is inspiring. that God preserves us, he is our help, he cares and watches over us. our God assures us that he doesnt sleep.
    what a great Father we have. his grace is sufficient. amen. This is the verse I say every morning and I have a lot of courage to do many things.

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