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

Bible commentary

Discussion for Psalms 27

  • Brother William
    Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty! In the Light of His countenance is fullness of joy! Looking unto Jesus, the Author and Finisher of our faith. Even so, come quickly Lord Jesus!
  • John White
    He was talking about reading the Bible and praying to GOD or JESUS
  • Marion Christian
    It is indeed beautiful!
  • Adiza
    I was out of work for about 2 years surviving on temporary part time work with a child to care for. It was extremely difficult but I fought the fight and kept the faith, I know you can do the same. Interviews started rolling in after the 2 year mark and was disappointed numerous times but God gave me the desires of my heart and believe he will do the same for you. Hold on to HIM he won't leave you
  • Darlene
    Wait on the Lord and while you are waiting turn that complaint into a praise you need a closer walk with Jesus learn to trust him and not doubt.
  • Aisha kay
    I have been out of job for 4 good year, I pray fervently this morning and remind God about his promised in 1thass 4:11-12. I believe through this psalm he is asking me to be patient and wait for him. here I lord waiting patiently for my breakthroughs Amen.