Psalm 34:7
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New International Version
The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him, and he delivers them.

New Living Translation
For the angel of the LORD is a guard; he surrounds and defends all who fear him.

English Standard Version
The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them.

New American Standard Bible
The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear Him, And rescues them.

King James Bible
The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear Him, and rescues them.

International Standard Version
The angel of the LORD surrounds those who fear him, and he delivers them.

NET Bible
The LORD's angel camps around the LORD's loyal followers and delivers them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The army of the Angels of Lord Jehovah surrounds his worshipers and delivers them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Messenger of the LORD camps around those who fear him, and he rescues them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Zain The angel of the LORD encamps round about those that fear him and delivers them.

King James 2000 Bible
The angel of the LORD encamps round about them that fear him, and delivers them.

American King James Version
The angel of the LORD encamps round about them that fear him, and delivers them.

American Standard Version
The angel of Jehovah encampeth round about them that fear him, And delivereth them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The angel of the Lord shall encamp round about them that fear him: and shall deliver them.

Darby Bible Translation
The angel of Jehovah encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.

English Revised Version
The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.

Webster's Bible Translation
The angel of the LORD encampeth around them that fear him, and delivereth them.

World English Bible
The angel of Yahweh encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them.

Young's Literal Translation
A messenger of Jehovah is encamping, Round about those who fear Him, And He armeth them.
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Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

34:1-10 If we hope to spend eternity in praising God, it is fit that we should spend much of our time here in this work. He never said to any one, Seek ye me in vain. David's prayers helped to silence his fears; many besides him have looked unto the Lord by faith and prayer, and it has wonderfully revived and comforted them. When we look to the world, we are perplexed, and at a loss. But on looking to Christ depends our whole salvation, and all things needful thereunto do so also. This poor man, whom no man looked upon with any respect, or looked after with any concern, was yet welcome to the throne of grace; the Lord heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles. The holy angels minister to the saints, and stand for them against the powers of darkness. All the glory be to the Lord of the angels. By taste and sight we both make discoveries, and have enjoyment; Taste and see God's goodness; take notice of it, and take the comfort of it. He makes all truly blessed that trust in him. As to the things of the other world, they shall have grace sufficient for the support of spiritual life. And as to this life, they shall have what is necessary from the hand of God. Paul had all, and abounded, because he was content, Php 4:11-18. Those who trust to themselves, and think their own efforts sufficient for them, shall want; but they shall be fed who trust in the Lord. Those shall not want, who with quietness work, and mind their own business.

Pulpit Commentary

Verse 7. - The angel of the Lord eneampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them. According to some commentators (Rosenmuller, 'Four Friends,' and others), the expression, "angel of the Lord," is here used as a collective, and means the angels generally. With this certainly agrees the statement that the angel "encampeth round about them that fear him;" and the illustration from 2 Kings 6:14-18 is thus exactly apposite. But others deny that "the angel of the Lord" has ever a collective sense, and think a single personality must necessarily* be intended, which they regard as identical with "the captain of the Lord's host," who appeared to Joshua (Joshua 5:14, 15), and "the angel of the Lord's presence" spoken of by Isaiah (Isaiah 63:9); so Kay, Hengstenberg, Bishop Horsley, Professor Alexander, and the 'Speaker's Commentary.' When pressed to say how this one angel can "encamp round" a number of persons, they reply that, of course, he has his subordinates with him - a "spangled host," that "keep watch in squadrons bright;" and that he is said to do what they do, which is no doubt quite in accordance with ordinary modes of speech. Thus, however, the two expositions become nearly identical, since, according to both, it is the angelic host which "encamps around" the faithful.

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

The angel of the Lord encampeth round about them that fear him,.... By whom may be meant, either the uncreated Angel, the Lord Jesus Christ, the Angel of God's presence, and of the covenant, the Captain of salvation, the Leader and Commander of the people; and whose salvation is as walls and bulwarks about them; or as an army surrounding them: or a created angel may be intended, even a single one, which is sufficient to guard a multitude of saints, since one could destroy at once such a vast number of enemies, as in 2 Kings 19:35; or one may be put for more, since they are an innumerable company that are on the side of the Lord's people, and to whom they are joined; and these may be said to encamp about them, because they are an host or army; see Genesis 32:1; and are the guardians of the saints, that stand up for them and protect them, as well as minister to them;

and delivereth them; out of the hands of all their enemies. David had a guard, an army of these about him, in the court of Achish, who preserved him from being seized, and receiving any harm there; and who brought him from thence in safety: there is no doubt but he here speaks his own experience.

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

7. angel—of the covenant (Isa 63:9), of whom as a leader of God's host (Jos 5:14; 1Ki 22:19), the phrase—

encampeth, &c.—is appropriate; or, "angel" used collectively for angels (Heb 1:14).

Psalm 34:7 Additional Commentaries
Context
Taste and See the Lord is Good
6This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him And saved him out of all his troubles. 7The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear Him, And rescues them. 8O taste and see that the LORD is good; How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!…
Cross References
Genesis 32:1
Jacob also went on his way, and the angels of God met him.

Job 1:10
"Have you not put a hedge around him and his household and everything he has? You have blessed the work of his hands, so that his flocks and herds are spread throughout the land.

Psalm 91:11
For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways;

Psalm 139:5
You hem me in behind and before, and you lay your hand upon me.

Daniel 3:28
Then Nebuchadnezzar said, "Praise be to the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, who has sent his angel and rescued his servants! They trusted in him and defied the king's command and were willing to give up their lives rather than serve or worship any god except their own God.

Daniel 6:22
My God sent his angel, and he shut the mouths of the lions. They have not hurt me, because I was found innocent in his sight. Nor have I ever done any wrong before you, Your Majesty."
Treasury of Scripture

The angel of the LORD encamps round about them that fear him, and delivers them.

The angel

Psalm 91:11 For he shall give his angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways.

2 Kings 6:17 And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray you, open his eyes, that …

2 Kings 19:35 And it came to pass that night, that the angel of the LORD went out…

Daniel 6:22 My God has sent his angel, and has shut the lions' mouths, that they …

Matthew 18:10 Take heed that you despise not one of these little ones; for I say to you…

Luke 16:22 And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the …

Hebrews 1:14 Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for …

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Genesis 32:1,2 And Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met him…

Zechariah 9:8 And I will encamp about my house because of the army, because of …

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