Psalm 121:1
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King James Version
A Song of degrees. I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.

Darby Bible Translation
{A Song of degrees.} I lift up mine eyes unto the mountains: whence shall my help come?

World English Bible
I will lift up my eyes to the hills. Where does my help come from?

Young's Literal Translation
A Song of the Ascents. I lift up mine eyes unto the hills, Whence doth my help come?

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Commentary
King James Translators' Notes

I will...: or, Shall I lift up mine eyes to the hills? whence should my help come?

Geneva Study Bible

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.

Scofield Reference Notes

[1] A Song of degrees

Literally, "of ascents." Perhaps chanted by the people as they went up to Jerusalem to the feasts. Ps 122:1,2.Psalm 121:1 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Saint Prays to be Directed by a Different Way. Intellectual visions.
1. I now resume the story of my life. I was in great pain and distress; and many prayers, as I said, [1] were made on my behalf, that our Lord would lead me by another and a safer way; for this, they told me, was so suspicious. The truth is, that though I was praying to God for this, and wished I had a desire for another way, yet, when I saw the progress I was making, I was unable really to desire a change,--though I always prayed for it,--excepting on those occasions when I was extremely cast
Teresa of Avila—The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus

Christ all and in All.
(Colossians iii. 11.) Christ is all to us that we make Him to be. I want to emphasize that word "all." Some men make Him to be "a root out of a dry ground," "without form or comeliness." He is nothing to them; they do not want Him. Some Christians have a very small Saviour, for they are not willing to receive Him fully, and let Him do great and mighty things for them. Others have a mighty Saviour, because they make Him to be great and mighty. If we would know what Christ wants to be to us, we
Dwight L. Moody—The Way to God and How to Find It

Words of Counsel.
"A bruised reed shall He not break."--Isaiah xlii. 3; Matt. xii. 20. It is dangerous for those who are seeking salvation to lean upon the experience of other people. Many are waiting for a repetition of the experience of their grandfather or grandmother. I had a friend who was converted in a field; and he thinks the whole town ought to go down into that meadow and be converted. Another was converted under a bridge; and he thinks that if any enquirer were to go there he would find the Lord. The best
Dwight L. Moody—The Way to God and How to Find It

Cross References
2 Chronicles 20:12
O our God, wilt thou not judge them? for we have no might against this great company that cometh against us; neither know we what to do: but our eyes are upon thee.

Psalm 11:1
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. In the LORD put I my trust: how say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain?

Psalm 87:1
A Psalm or Song for the sons of Korah. His foundation is in the holy mountains.

Psalm 123:1
A Song of degrees. Unto thee lift I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens.

Isaiah 40:26
Lift up your eyes on high, and behold who hath created these things, that bringeth out their host by number: he calleth them all by names by the greatness of his might, for that he is strong in power; not one faileth.

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