Psalm 91:7
New International Version
A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you.

New Living Translation
Though a thousand fall at your side, though ten thousand are dying around you, these evils will not touch you.

English Standard Version
A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you.

Berean Study Bible
Though a thousand may fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand, no harm will come near you.

King James Bible
A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.

New King James Version
A thousand may fall at your side, And ten thousand at your right hand; But it shall not come near you.

New American Standard Bible
A thousand may fall at your side And ten thousand at your right hand, But it shall not approach you.

NASB 1995
A thousand may fall at your side And ten thousand at your right hand, But it shall not approach you.

NASB 1977
A thousand may fall at your side, And ten thousand at your right hand; But it shall not approach you.

Amplified Bible
A thousand may fall at your side And ten thousand at your right hand, But danger will not come near you.

Christian Standard Bible
Though a thousand fall at your side and ten thousand at your right hand, the pestilence will not reach you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Though a thousand fall at your side and ten thousand at your right hand, the pestilence will not reach you.

American Standard Version
A thousand shall fall at thy side, And ten thousand at thy right hand; But it shall not come nigh thee.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Thousands will fall by your side and ten thousand by your right hand, and they shall not come near you.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.

Contemporary English Version
You will not be harmed, though thousands fall all around you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand: but it shall not come nigh thee.

English Revised Version
A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.

Good News Translation
A thousand may fall dead beside you, ten thousand all around you, but you will not be harmed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They will not come near you, even though a thousand may fall dead beside you or ten thousand at your right side.

International Standard Version
If a thousand fall at your side or ten thousand at your right hand, it will not overcome you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
A thousand may fall at Thy side, And ten thousand at Thy right hand; It shall not come nigh thee.

Literal Standard Version
One thousand fall at your side, And a myriad at your right hand, [But] it does not come near to you.

NET Bible
Though a thousand may fall beside you, and a multitude on your right side, it will not reach you.

New Heart English Bible
A thousand may fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand; but it will not come near you.

World English Bible
A thousand may fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand; but it will not come near you.

Young's Literal Translation
There fall at thy side a thousand, And a myriad at thy right hand, Unto thee it cometh not nigh.

Additional Translations ...
Context
My Refuge and Fortress
6nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness, nor the calamity that destroys at noon. 7Though a thousand may fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand, no harm will come near you. 8You will only see it with your eyes and witness the punishment of the wicked.…

Cross References
Genesis 7:23
And every living thing on the face of the earth was destroyed--man and livestock, crawling creatures and birds of the air; they were blotted out from the earth, and only Noah and those with him in the ark remained.

Joshua 14:10
Now behold, as the LORD promised, He has kept me alive these forty-five years since He spoke this word to Moses, while Israel wandered in the wilderness. So here I am today, eighty-five years old,


Treasury of Scripture

A thousand shall fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand; but it shall not come near you.

Psalm 32:6
For this shall every one that is godly pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest be found: surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come nigh unto him.

Genesis 7:23
And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth: and Noah only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark.

Exodus 12:12,13
For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment: I am the LORD…









(7) It shall not come nigh thee.--It, i.e., no one of the dangers enumerated. The pious Israelite bears a charmed life. Safe under Divine protection, he only sees the effect of perils that pass by him harmless.

Verse 7. - A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand. The meaning is, "Though a thousand, or even ten thousand, should fall beside thee, in battle, or through pestilence, or sunstroke," yet - It shall not come nigh thee - the danger, whatever it be, shall not touch thy person; thou shalt be protected from it.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Though a thousand
אֶ֗לֶף (’e·lep̄)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 505: A thousand

may fall
יִפֹּ֤ל (yip·pōl)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5307: To fall, lie

at your side,
מִצִּדְּךָ֨ ׀ (miṣ·ṣid·də·ḵā)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6654: A side, an adversary

and ten thousand
וּרְבָבָ֥ה (ū·rə·ḇā·ḇāh)
Conjunctive waw | Number - feminine singular
Strong's 7233: Multitude, myriad, ten thousand

at your right hand,
מִימִינֶ֑ךָ (mî·mî·ne·ḵā)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 3225: The right hand, side, the south

no [harm]
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

will come near
אֵ֝לֶ֗יךָ (’ê·le·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

you.
יִגָּֽשׁ׃ (yig·gāš)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5066: To draw near, approach


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