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

  • Ma Co
    A prophetess told me to memorize this Psalm. In all my years I never saw the completeness and beauty of it.
  • Kevelm Lessane
    This is the Traveler Psalm....My father read this Psalm everyday....A Great Psalm....I read this Psalm everyday too....what blessing it is to be able to pass this Psalm over to my children....and to my grand-children....God bless you.
  • Sharon Higgs
    I am just thankful that God is there for me 24/7 and I am grateful. He is my friend and I am his.
  • Pamela McWilliams
    When i find my self in dier need of gods guidance and help i turn to pslams 121 for asistance trusting and knowing his grace and mercy endures forever believeing that his will is already done and surely he knows what is best for me and hes worthy to be praise thank you
  • Francis Boateng
    The Lord is good all the time. He knew everything he does. He has promised not fail or forsake us.
  • Valrie
    I know he is the joy and strength of my life.that's y I lift mine eyes to him

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