Psalms 121:6

“The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The sunne shall not smite thee by day; nor the moone by night.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The sun will not smite you by day, Nor the moon by night.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The sun shall not smite thee by day, Nor the moon by night.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You will not be touched by the sun in the day, or by the moon at night.
- Basic English Bible

The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.
- Darby Bible

The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.
- Webster's Bible

The sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night.
- World English Bible

By day the sun doth not smite thee, Nor the moon by night.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 121:6


121:6 Smite - With excessive heat. Moon - With that cold and moisture which come into the air by it. Intemperate heats and colds are the springs of many diseases.


Discussion for Psalms 121

  • Carolyn S.W.
    The Lord Is Great And Mighty!
  • Carolyn S. W.
    God's word shall stand when all else fails, this chapter lets me know I don't have to fear because, God does not sleep, he is watching over me day and night. His protection is around me continually!
    Anything that I need I can go to him and ask, because he is my provider, he has my best interest at heart. I cannot live without him, Praise, and glory be to God from whom all blessings flow!!!
  • 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...

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