Psalms 121:5

“The LORD is thy keeper: the LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Lord is thy keeper: the Lord is thy shade, vpon thy right hand.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The LORD is your keeper; The LORD is your shade on your right hand.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jehovah is thy keeper: Jehovah is thy shade upon thy right hand.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah is thy keeper, Jehovah is thy shade upon thy right hand;
- Darby Bible

The LORD is thy keeper: the LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh is your keeper. Yahweh is your shade on your right hand.
- World English Bible

Jehovah [is] thy preserver, Jehovah [is] thy shade on thy right hand,
- Youngs Literal Bible

The LORD is thy keeper; the LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 121:5


121:5 Shade - To keep thee from the burning heat of the sun.


Discussion for Psalms 121

  • Perry
    When I lift my face up to him it shows humility. It also proves to him that we acknowledge that we can not make it without his help.
  • Cecilia
    The rock of ages is my strength
  • Tamar
    Truly God is a present help in the time of trouble he is the hills I lift my head to. And Apostle Paul said Gods grace for us his strength is made perfect in our weakness.
  • Susie Robinson
    Thank God for Blessed Assurance!!! His Son,our Savior Jesus Christ...
  • Gloria Imes
    It is a blessings to have the assurances that Jehovah is our defender day and night and He keeps us from evil and He preserves our very soul His eyes is upon us as we come and go forever
  • Phyllis
    Awesome assurance knowing God is always there, watching Day and night. He shall neither slumber nor sleep. Thank you Lord for saving me, and I will always trust in your amazing Grace.