New International Version
You will not fear the terror of night, nor the arrow that flies by day,
King James Bible
Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;
Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night, for the arrow that flieth by day,
World English Bible
You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, nor of the arrow that flies by day;
Young's Literal Translation
Thou art not afraid of fear by night, Of arrow that flieth by day,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The terror by night - Night is a time of terrors, because it is a time of treasons, plunder, robbery, and murder. The godly man lies down in peace, and sleeps quietly, for he trusts his body, soul, and substance, in the hand of God; and he knows that he who keepeth Israel neither slumbers nor sleeps. It may also mean all spiritual foes, - the rulers of the darkness of this world. I have heard the following petition in an evening family prayer: "Blessed Lord, take us into thy protection this night; and preserve us from disease, from sudden death, from the violence of fire, from the edge of the sword, from the designs of wicked men, and from the influence of malicious spirits!"
Nor for the arrow - The Chaldee translates this verse, "Thou shalt not fear the demons that walk by night; nor the arrow of the angel of death which is shot in the day time." Thou needest not to fear a sudden and unprovided-for death.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryMarch 18. "Neither Shall any Plague Come Near Thy Dwelling" (Ps. Xci. 10).
"Neither shall any plague come near thy dwelling" (Ps. xci. 10). We know what it is to be fireproof, to be waterproof: but it is a greater thing to be proof against sin. It is possible to be so filled with the Spirit and presence of Jesus that all the shafts of the enemy glance off our heavenly armor; that all the burrs and thistles which grow on the wayside fail to stick to our heavenly robes; that all the noxious vapors of the pit disappear before the warm breath of the Holy Ghost, and we walk …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
The Answer to Trust
God's Merciful Guardianship of his People. --Ps. Xci.
From six calamities he will rescue you; in seven no harm will touch you.
You will be protected from the lash of the tongue, and need not fear when destruction comes.
Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
Of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation-- whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life-- of whom shall I be afraid?
They shoot from ambush at the innocent; they shoot suddenly, without fear.
the sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night.
Have no fear of sudden disaster or of the ruin that overtakes the wicked,
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