Psalms 84:11

“For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For the Lord God is a sunne and shield: the Lord will giue grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walke vprightly.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD gives grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For Jehovah God is a sun and a shield: Jehovah will give grace and glory; No good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Lord God is our sun and our strength: the Lord will give grace and glory: he will not keep back any good thing from those whose ways are upright.
- Basic English Bible

For Jehovah Elohim is a sun and shield: Jehovah will give grace and glory; no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
- Darby Bible

For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
- Webster's Bible

For Yahweh God is a sun and a shield. Yahweh will give grace and glory. He withholds no good thing from those who walk blamelessly.
- World English Bible

For a sun and a shield [is] Jehovah God, Grace and honour doth Jehovah give. He withholdeth not good To those walking in uprightness.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(84:12) For the LORD God is a sun and a shield; the LORD giveth grace and glory; no good thing will He withhold from them that walk uprightly.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 84:11


84:11 A sun - To enlighten and quicken, and direct and comfort his people. Shield - To save his people from all their enemies. Grace - His favour, which is better than life. Glory - The honour which comes from God here, and eternal glory.


Discussion for Psalms 84

  • William Ondari
    The book of psalm 84 is quite encouraging to the believers because no success comes without the intervention of God. Our God rewards righteousness and the wicked are subjected to punishment and suffering. May God give us power to live by his word.
  • Helen
    Encouraging words,l am delighted by this love of God,l pray that lord to help me live according to his will so that l get all l need.praise n thanks b to Jehova God.
  • Isadora
    Thank you my LORD for loving us so.. In psalms 84:10 I am delighted and grateful to know how it is so much better to just have 1 day in Gods court, than to live a thousand day's in wrong doing...and to be a doorkeeper in the house of the Lord is a honor and a blessing... I'm truly truly grateful for the book of psalm....
  • Dianna
    I am thrilled and happy to learn in this psalm that God would not withhold any good things from me as ─║ong as I continue living righteously in Him
  • Leah Davis
    Psalm 84 :10 inspires me in that it is good to find refuge in God's court as He is a fair Judge who is full of grace. It also inspires me because I lost employment which gv me more money and prestige
  • Priscilla Mwala
    In verse 8 God is telling us to cry out to him. For he will always hear my prayer