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

  • 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.
  • GODSON MOTTO
    I am humbled at the lowly voice I hear from this chapter! Glory to the LORD, GOD ALMIGHTY..Thank you JESUS for saving me!! Be unto me, forever and ever! AMEN
  • Pateresion Nunu
    God's assurance to those that believe in HIM. He is not a God to be worshiped. HE reciprocate his worshipers with HIS assurance that HE is there to protect them day and night.
    What a privilege to have a relationship with GOD.

    Thank you God for your protection and provision.
  • CHRISTINE SMITH
    Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit . As this was the beginning, its now, and ever shall be. World without end. Amen.Thank you, Jesus for your blessings on me and my family. Lost both my kidneys when I was 19yrs old. I never drink, nor smoke, or did drugs. Went Blind at the age of 7, died when I was 33yrs old, but after all that God never Gave upon me and I never on him.
  • Aileen
    Comment*Psalm 121 is daily reminder that the Lord is my Life Guard, without HIM am LOST in the WORLD. He is my STRENGTH for SURVIVAL, and PROTECTER.

    This psalm gives me COURAGE that in time of doubts and tribulations, my assurance is GREATER than any OBSTACLES. Overall, psalm 121 instill in me WILLPOWER
  • P.Hopkin
    What a great assurance! 121 Psalms has been a blessing to me for many years.