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

  • Damali
    Thank you Lord foryour kindness and mercy.
  • Jessica
    God is awesome he keeps me safe
  • Phillip
    Psalms 121too many times as Christians we have our head hanging down forgetting all that God has done for us so when I read Psalms 121 I remember if I look unto the hills from which cometh my help I remember there's a guy that sits high and look down low and he will not put on me no more than I can bear
  • Annabelle Andrus
    I was about to go to bed, but I was and felt empty needing a word of encouragement.the holy Spirit direct me to the 121 book of psalms.where out says when u are down and oppress keep your mind on God and he will give you strength and he will bless you coming in and going out.thank God for his word...
  • Rcarter
    When I am at low periods in my life, this chapter reminds me that no matter how difficult troubles may become, I can still trust God!!
  • Jennifer
    God is an awesome God, he is true to his words.Trusting him and believing in him and most importantly have a relationship with him is what is expected of us. Because the scripture profess the things he is doing for us unconditionally‚Äč..