New International Version
the LORD will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.
New Living Translation
The LORD keeps watch over you as you come and go, both now and forever.
English Standard Version
The LORD will keep your going out and your coming in from this time forth and forevermore.
New American Standard Bible
The LORD will guard your going out and your coming in From this time forth and forever.
King James Bible
The LORD shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD will protect your coming and going both now and forever.
International Standard Version
The LORD will guard your goings and comings, from this time on and forever.
The LORD will protect you in all you do, now and forevermore.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Lord Jehovah will preserve your going out and your coming in from now and unto eternity.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD guards you as you come and go, now and forever.
JPS Tanakh 1917
The LORD shall guard thy going out and thy coming in, From this time forth and for ever.
New American Standard 1977
The LORD will guard your going out and your coming in
From this time forth and forever.
CommentaryMatthew Henry Commentary
121:1-8 The safety of the godly. - We must not rely upon men and means, instruments and second causes. Shall I depend upon the strength of the hills? upon princes and great men? No; my confidence is in God only. Or, we must lift up our eyes above the hills; we must look to God who makes all earthly things to us what they are. We must see all our help in God; from him we must expect it, in his own way and time. This psalm teaches us to comfort ourselves in the Lord, when difficulties and dangers are greatest. It is almighty wisdom that contrives, and almighty power that works the safety of those that put themselves under God's protection. He is a wakeful, watchful Keeper; he is never weary; he not only does not sleep, but he does not so much as slumber. Under this shade they may sit with delight and assurance. He is always near his people for their protection and refreshment. The right hand is the working hand; let them but turn to their duty, and they shall find God ready to give them success. He will take care that his people shall not fall. Thou shalt not be hurt, neither by the open assaults, nor by the secret attempts of thine enemies. The Lord shall prevent the evil thou fearest, and sanctify, remove, or lighten the evil thou feelest. He will preserve the soul, that it be not defiled by sin, and disturbed by affliction; he will preserve it from perishing eternally. He will keep thee in life and death; going out to thy labour in the morning of thy days, and coming home to thy rest when the evening of old age calls thee in. It is a protection for life. The Spirit, who is their Preserver and Comforter, shall abide with them for ever. Let us be found in our work, assured that the blessings promised in this psalm are ours.
Study BibleI will Lift Up My Eyes to the Hills
…7The LORD will protect you from all evil; He will keep your soul. 8The LORD will guard your going out and your coming in From this time forth and forever.
"Blessed shall you be when you come in, and blessed shall you be when you go out.
Blessed be the name of the LORD From this time forth and forever.
But as for us, we will bless the LORD From this time forth and forever. Praise the LORD!
As the mountains surround Jerusalem, So the LORD surrounds His people From this time forth and forever.
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