Psalms 5:12

“For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For thou, Lord, wilt blesse the righteous: with fauour wilt thou compasse him as with a shield.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For it is You who blesses the righteous man, O LORD, You surround him with favor as with a shield.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For thou wilt bless the righteous; O Jehovah, thou wilt compass him with favor as with a shield. Psalm 6 For the Chief Musician; on stringed instruments, set to the Sheminith. A Psalm of David.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For you, Lord, will send a blessing on the upright man; your grace will be round him, and you will be his strength.
- Basic English Bible

For thou, Jehovah, wilt bless the righteous [man]; with favour wilt thou surround him as [with] a shield.
- Darby Bible

For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favor wilt thou compass him as with a shield.
- Webster's Bible

For you will bless the righteous. Yahweh, you will surround him with favor as with a shield. For the Chief Musician; on stringed instruments, upon the eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm by David.
- World English Bible

For Thou blessest the righteous, O Jehovah, As a buckler with favour dost compass him!
- Youngs Literal Bible

(5:13) For Thou dost bless the righteous; O LORD, Thou dost encompass him with favour as with a shield.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Psalms 5

  • Irene123
    TO SONJAWILSON - PS. 5 -- LOOK UP MATT.4:19; 4:21; 4:25; 9:9; FOR REF. TO JESUS "'CHOOSING' US, AND NOT WE CHOOSING HIM. HE KNOWS THE HEARTS OF ALL MEN AND CHOOSES THOSE WHO HE KNOWS WILL FOLLOW HIM. AND WHY NOT? WHY WOULD HE CHOOSE THOSE WHOM HE KNOWS WON'T FOLLOW? GRANTED, SOME LEFT HIM AFTER FOLLOWING HIM, BUT HE ALSO KNEW THIS WOULD HAPPEN. IT WAS THEIR CHOICE TO LEAVE HIM.
  • Irene123
    TO SONJAWILSON - PS. 5 -- WE DO NOT 'ACCEPT' CHRIST; HE 'CHOOSES' US AND DRAWS US -- MATT.15:16; MATT. 20: 16. WHEN TURN TO HIM IN REPENTANCE - HE IS DRAWING YOU; YOU AREN'T CHOOSING HIM; YOU HAVE TO 'THINK' ABOUT THIS CONCEPT AND ASK - IN JESUS NAME - FOR UNDERSTANDING; HE'LL GIVE IT TO. UN-REPENTANT MAN CANNOT 'CHOOSE' GOD. YOU MAY THINK YOU ARE CHOOSING HIM, BUT HE CHOOSES YOU.
  • Kathleenkm I in
    The unsaved will be judged at the Great White Throne Judgement. They are already guilty,but must stand and be sentenced. The saved will go before the Judgement Seat Of Christ. We will be given our rewards and must still give an account of our lives.
  • Vladimir
    John 3:17-20 - For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, becaus
  • Carolyn
    We will stand before the Lord for our rewards if you are saved. To read our crown
  • Tom
    He is not judging our sins but our works in how we were or weren't faithful in living for Him and telling others of him. Sin is paid in full.