1 He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of
2 I will say of Jehovah, He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in Him will I trust.
3 Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the destructive
4 He shall cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you shall take refuge; His
truth shall be your shield and buckler.
5 You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, nor of the arrow that flies by day,
6 nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness, nor of the destruction that lays waste at
7 A thousand may fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand; but it shall not
come near you.
8 Only with your eyes shall you look, and see the retribution of the wicked.
9 Because you have made Jehovah, who is my refuge, even the Most High, your
10 no evil shall befall you, nor shall any plague come near your dwelling;
11 for He shall give His angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways.
12 In their hands they shall bear you up, lest you dash your foot against a stone.
13 You shall tread upon the lion and the viper, the young lion and the dragon you shall
14 Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him on
high, because he has known My name.
15 He shall call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will
deliver him and honor him.
16 With long life I will satisfy him, and show him My salvation.