Psalm 121:7
New International Version
The LORD will keep you from all harm— he will watch over your life;

New Living Translation
The LORD keeps you from all harm and watches over your life.

English Standard Version
The LORD will keep you from all evil; he will keep your life.

Berean Study Bible
The LORD will guard you from all evil; He will preserve your soul.

King James Bible
The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul.

New King James Version
The LORD shall preserve you from all evil; He shall preserve your soul.

New American Standard Bible
The LORD will protect you from all evil; He will keep your soul.

NASB 1995
The LORD will protect you from all evil; He will keep your soul.

NASB 1977
The LORD will protect you from all evil; He will keep your soul.

Amplified Bible
The LORD will protect you from all evil; He will keep your life.

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD will protect you from all harm; he will protect your life.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD will protect you from all harm; He will protect your life.

American Standard Version
Jehovah will keep thee from all evil; He will keep thy soul.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
LORD JEHOVAH will keep you from all evils; he will keep your soul.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
May the Lord preserve thee from all evil: the Lord shall keep thy soul.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD will protect you and keep you safe from all dangers.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord keepeth thee from all evil: may the Lord keep thy soul.

English Revised Version
The LORD shall keep thee from all evil; he shall keep thy soul.

Good News Translation
The LORD will protect you from all danger; he will keep you safe.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD guards you from every evil. He guards your life.

International Standard Version
The LORD will guard you from all evil, preserving your life.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The LORD shall keep thee from all evil; He shall keep thy soul.

Literal Standard Version
YHWH preserves you from all evil, He preserves your soul.

NET Bible
The LORD will protect you from all harm; he will protect your life.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD will keep you from all evil. He will keep your soul.

World English Bible
Yahweh will keep you from all evil. He will keep your soul.

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah preserveth thee from all evil, He doth preserve thy soul.

Additional Translations ...
Context
I Lift Up My Eyes to the Hills
6The sun will not strike you by day, nor the moon by night. 7The LORD will guard you from all evil; He will preserve your soul. 8The LORD will watch over your coming and going, both now and forevermore.…

Cross References
Genesis 28:15
Look, I am with you, and I will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. For I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you."

Psalm 32:7
You are my hiding place. You protect me from trouble; You surround me with songs of deliverance. Selah

Psalm 41:2
The LORD will protect and preserve him; He will bless him in the land and refuse to surrender him to the will of his foes.

Psalm 91:10
no evil will befall you, no plague will approach your tent.

Proverbs 12:21
No harm befalls the righteous, but the wicked are filled with trouble.


Treasury of Scripture

The LORD shall preserve you from all evil: he shall preserve your soul.

preserve

Psalm 91:9,10
Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation; …

Job 5:19
He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee.

Proverbs 12:21
There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.

he shall

Psalm 34:22
The LORD redeemeth the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.

Psalm 41:2
The LORD will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies.

Psalm 97:10
Ye that love the LORD, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints; he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.









(7-8) Instead of preserve, read keep, the persistent dwelling on this one word making one of the chief beauties of this hymn.

Verse 7. - The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil; or, "keep thee." The same verb is used throughout. He shall preserve thy soul; or, keep thy soul.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

will guard you
יִשְׁמָרְךָ֥ (yiš·mā·rə·ḵā)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | second person masculine singular
Strong's 8104: To hedge about, guard, to protect, attend to

from all
מִכָּל־ (mik·kāl)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

evil;
רָ֑ע (rā‘)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7451: Bad, evil

He will preserve
יִ֝שְׁמֹ֗ר (yiš·mōr)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 8104: To hedge about, guard, to protect, attend to

your soul.
נַפְשֶֽׁךָ׃ (nap̄·še·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion


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