Psalms 27:1

“(A Psalm of David.) The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

[A Psalme of Dauid.] The Lord is my light, and my saluation, whome shal I feare? the Lord is the strength of my life, of whō shall I be afraid?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The LORD is the defense of my life; Whom shall I dread?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jehovah is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? Jehovah is the strength of my life; Of whom shall I be afraid?
- American Standard Version (1901)

<Of David.> The Lord is my light and my salvation; who is then a cause of fear to me? the Lord is the strength of my life; who is a danger to me?
- Basic English Bible

{[A Psalm] of David.} Jehovah is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? Jehovah is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
- Darby Bible

A Psalm of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh is my light and my salvation. Whom shall I fear? Yahweh is the strength of my life. Of whom shall I be afraid?
- World English Bible

By David. Jehovah [is] my light and my salvation, Whom do I fear? Jehovah [is] the strength of my life, Of whom am I afraid?
- Youngs Literal Bible

A Psalm of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Psalms 27

  • Betty J Rouse
    The Lord is the strength of my life, and the joy of my salvation ,therefore, I will fear no evil.In the name of Jesus !
  • Offor jane obiageri
    This chapter always give me hope in everything because my God can not take me where his grace will live me, am blessed such time I go through this, his faithfulness is my joy, and to know him the more is my heart desire, glory to your holy name for choosing me as your daughter and settling my family free, he have break every generational curses upon my life and of my families in Jesus name, amen..
  • NAOMI
    THIS IS MY FAVORITE SCRIPTURE,FOR STRENGTH AND ENCOURAGEMENT.
  • Cornelius Streeter
    What David was saying, that we are to ask God for a daily work with Him. In so doing He guide us unto all truth and direct our paths.
  • Joyce Holt
    I like 27 psa. It is me, I must wait upon the lord, to strengthen me. I must wait for him to lead me, and guide me, he's my shield and buckler, thou many tried to eat up my flesh, he delivered me, thou I got tired, he strengthened me. I will wait.
  • Tonya Jackson
    Well God is letting us know wait on him be a good courage and he will strengthen our hearts.