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1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

2 I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.

3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.

4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.

5 Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;

6 Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.

7 A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.

8 Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.

9 Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation;

10 There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.

11 For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.

12 They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.

13 Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.

14 Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.

Psalms Chapter 91: Security of the Godly
Security of the Godly
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15 He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.

16 With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.


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Matthew Henry's Psalms Chapter 91 Bible commentary...

The safety of those who have God for their refuge. (1-8) Their favour with Him. (9-16)

1-8 He that by faith chooses God for his protector, shall find all in him that he needs or can desire. And those who have found the comfort of making the Lord their refuge, cannot but desire that others may do so. The spiritual life is protected by Divine grace from the temptations of Satan, which are as the snares of the fowler, and from the contagion of sin, which is a noisome pestilence. Great security is promised to believers in the midst of danger. Wisdom shall keep them from being afraid without cause, and faith shall keep them from being unduly afraid. Whatever is done, our heavenly Father's will is done; and we have no reason to fear. God's people shall see, not only God's promises fulfilled, but his threatenings. Then let sinners come unto the Lord upon his mercy-seat, through the Redeemer's name; and encourage others to trust in him also.

9-16 Whatever happens, nothing shall hurt the believer; though trouble and affliction befal, it shall come, not for his hurt, but for good, though for the present it be not joyous but grievous. Those who rightly know God, will set their love upon him. They by prayer constantly call upon him. His promise is, that he will in due time deliver the believer out of trouble, and in the mean time be with him in trouble. The Lord will manage all his worldly concerns, and preserve his life on earth, so long as it shall be good for him. For encouragement in this he looks unto Jesus. He shall live long enough; till he has done the work he was sent into this world for, and is ready for heaven. Who would wish to live a day longer than God has some work to do, either by him or upon him? A man may die young, yet be satisfied with living. But a wicked man is not satisfied even with long life. At length the believer's conflict ends; he has done for ever with trouble, sin, and temptation.


Recent Comments for Psalms Chapter 91...


Joyce Kandawasvika's Psalms Chapter 91 comment on 10/21/2014, 12:26am...

God I is our hiding place, thereby is a place of refuge within him such that we can trust Him.


Joyce Kandawasvika's Psalms Chapter 91 comment on 10/21/2014, 12:22am...

God is our hiding place, thereby is a place of refuge.


Christine's Psalms Chapter 91 comment on 10/20/2014, 7:57am...

If you need reassurance read Psalm 91 every day and every night and be blessed!


Blessed Child's Psalms Chapter 91 comment on 10/17/2014, 2:26pm...

I have learned to truly adhere to Psalm 91, surely the Lors our God has reassured uif we stand on His word, He will be our shield and buckler, He will give the Angels of Heaven charge over us, least we dash our foot on a stone, also promising us to sheild and cover us from all evil, harm, danger, stickinesses and diseases, what more should I lack for, the love and favor of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, our Awesome Father, God, Amen!


Reggie snead's Psalms Chapter 91 comment on 10/16/2014, 3:39pm...

It reinforces what I already know about the Word it gives u life and hope . It reassures u how much the father loves his children,it 's freedom to those who r lost and those who r not lost but sometime lose there way.I have been recharged by this chapter Devil look out I 'm going to tread all over u and set the captive Free through Gods Word!!!


AchildofGod's Psalms Chapter 91 comment on 10/15/2014, 11:31pm...

I pray this over my family every night. And have faith my GOD will keep us under the shadow of his wings...I trust and have faith that he will keep us from disease and sickness! thank u for what u have already done my LORD!


Leroy's Psalms Chapter 91 comment on 10/15/2014, 6:22pm...

Its a psalms of comfort a psalms of assurance in the time of doubt.


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1.  In the New Testament, which figure quoted several Psalm 91 verses, beginning with 'For he shall give his angels charge over thee'?



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