Psalm 118:6
New International Version
The LORD is with me; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?

New Living Translation
The LORD is for me, so I will have no fear. What can mere people do to me?

English Standard Version
The LORD is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?

Berean Study Bible
The LORD is on my side; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?

King James Bible
The LORD is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me?

New King James Version
The LORD is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?

New American Standard Bible
The LORD is for me; I will not fear; What can man do to me?

NASB 1995
The LORD is for me; I will not fear; What can man do to me?

NASB 1977
The LORD is for me; I will not fear; What can man do to me?

Amplified Bible
The LORD is on my side; I will not fear. What can [mere] man do to me?

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD is for me; I will not be afraid. What can a mere mortal do to me?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD is for me; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?

American Standard Version
Jehovah is on my side; I will not fear: What can man do unto me?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
LORD JEHOVAH is my helper; I shall not fear what a son of man does to me.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The Lord is my helper; and I will not fear what man shall do to me.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD is on my side, and I am not afraid of what others can do to me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord is my helper, I will not fear what man can do unto me.

English Revised Version
The LORD is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me?

Good News Translation
The LORD is with me, I will not be afraid; what can anyone do to me?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD is on my side. I am not afraid. What can mortals do to me?

International Standard Version
The LORD is with me. I will not be afraid. What can people do to me?

JPS Tanakh 1917
The LORD is for me; I will not fear; What can man do unto me?

Literal Standard Version
YHWH [is] for me, "" I do not fear what man does to me.

NET Bible
The LORD is on my side, I am not afraid! What can people do to me?

New Heart English Bible
The LORD is my helper; I will not fear. What can humans do to me?

World English Bible
Yahweh is on my side. I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah is for me, I do not fear what man doth to me.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Give Thanks to the LORD, for He is Good
5In my distress I called to the LORD, and He answered and set me free. 6The LORD is on my side; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me? 7The LORD is on my side; He is my helper. Therefore I will look in triumph on those who hate me.…

Cross References
Romans 8:31
What then shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

Hebrews 13:6
So we say with confidence: "The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?"

1 Samuel 23:17
saying, "Do not be afraid, for my father Saul will never lay a hand on you. And you will be king over Israel, and I will be your second-in-command. Even my father Saul knows this is true."

Job 19:27
I will see Him for myself; my eyes will behold Him, and not as a stranger. How my heart yearns within me!

Psalm 23:4
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.

Psalm 27:1
The LORD is my light and my salvation--whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life--whom shall I dread?

Psalm 56:4
In God, whose word I praise--in God I trust. I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?

Psalm 56:9
Then my enemies will retreat on the day I cry for help. By this I will know that God is on my side.

Psalm 56:11
in God I trust; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?

Isaiah 51:12
"I, even I, am He who comforts you. Why should you be afraid of mortal man, of a son of man who withers like grass?

Jeremiah 42:11
Do not be afraid of the king of Babylon, whom you now fear; do not be afraid of him, declares the LORD, for I am with you to save you and deliver you from him.


Treasury of Scripture

The LORD is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do to me?

the Lord

Psalm 27:1-3
A Psalm of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? …

Psalm 46:1,11
To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, A Song upon Alamoth. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble…

Psalm 56:4,9,11
In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me…

on my side.









(6) A reminiscence of Psalm 56:9-11.

Verse 6. - The Lord is on my side. "At this point the speaker transfers his point of view into the past; he is once more fear less in the midst of foes" (Cheyne). I will not fear (comp. Psalm 23:4; Psalm 27:1; Psalm 56:4, etc.). What can man do unto me? Man is powerless against God. "If God be for us [i.e. on our side], who can be against us?" (Romans 8:31).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The LORD is
יְהוָ֣ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

with me;
לִ֭י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

I will not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

be afraid.
אִירָ֑א (’î·rā)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3372: To fear, to revere, caus, to frighten

What
מַה־ (mah-)
Interrogative
Strong's 4100: What?, what!, indefinitely what

can man
אָדָֽם׃ (’ā·ḏām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 120: Ruddy, a human being

do
יַּעֲשֶׂ֖ה (ya·‘ă·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

to me?
לִ֣י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew


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