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

  • Steve morrow
    psalm 5:10 destroy thou them O GOD let them fall by their own counsels cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions for they have rebelled against thee psalm 144:3 LORD what is man that thou takest knowledge of him or the son of man that thou makest account of him proverbs 22:20 have not I written to thee excellent things in counsels and knowledge proverbs 1:30 they would none of MY counsel they despised all MY reproof 1:31 therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way and be filled with their own devices 1:33 BUT WHOSO HEARKENETH UNTO ME SHALL DWELL SAFELY AND SHALL BE QUIET FROM FEAR OF EVIL Isaiah 2:22 cease ye from man whose breath is in his nostrils FOR WHEREIN IS HE TO BE ACCOUNTED OF 1 kings 18:21 and Elijah came unto all the people and said how long halt ye between two opinions if the LORD be GOD follow him but if baal then follow him AND THE PEOPLE ANSWERED NOT A WORD proverbs 18:2 a fool hath no delight in understanding but that his heart may be discovered proverbs 3:5 TRUST IN THE LORD WITH ALL THINE HEART AND LEAN NOT TO YOUR OWN UNDERSTANDING PROVERBS 21:16 THE MAN THAT WANDERETH OUT OF THE WAY OF UNDERSTANDING SHALL REMAIN IN THE CONGREGATION OF THE DEAD 1 JOHN 5:20 AND WE KNOW THAT THE SON OF GOD IS COME AND HATH GIVEN US AN UNDERSTANDING THAT WE MAY KNOW HIM THAT IS TRUE AND WE ARE IN HIM THAT IS TRUE EVEN IN HIS SON JESUS CHRIST THIS IS THE TRUE GOD AND ETERNAL LIFE
  • Steve morrow
    psalm 4:5 offer the sacrifices of righteousness and put your trust in the LORD romans 12:1 I beseech you therefore brethren by the mercies of GOD that you present your bodies a living sacrifice holy acceptable unto GOD which is your reasonable service mark 8:35 for whosoever will save his life shall lose it but whosoever shall lose his life for MY sake and the gospels the same shall save john 15:13 greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends 15:14 you are MY friends ---IF---you do whatsoever I command you-------LOVING THE THE LORD JESUS CHRIST
  • Librarygal143
    Much needed words today. Thank you Lord!
  • KMC
    c o 01 15 2017 KJV BIBLE Online 2017 Reference: Psalms 5:11 Staff Thank You! Jesus Christ, of Our Lord God, Is His Holy Name! Thank You! Sincerely KMC
  • Donald Poore
    Roman 5:8 But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
  • Irene123
    To 'God loves a humble heart' - Matt. 9:13, Mk. 2:17; Lk. 5:32; ROM. 5:8;