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Psalm 91 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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My Refuge and My Fortress

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:1 - He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High
will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:2 - I will say[fn] to the LORD, “My refuge and my fortress,
my God, in whom I trust.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:3 - For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler
and from the deadly pestilence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:4 - He will cover you with his pinions,
and under his wings you will find refuge;
his faithfulness is a shield and buckler.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:5 - You will not fear the terror of the night,
nor the arrow that flies by day,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:6 - nor the pestilence that stalks in darkness,
nor the destruction that wastes at noonday.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:7 - A thousand may fall at your side,
ten thousand at your right hand,
but it will not come near you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:8 - You will only look with your eyes
and see the recompense of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:9 - Because you have made the LORD your dwelling place—
the Most High, who is my refuge[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:10 - no evil shall be allowed to befall you,
no plague come near your tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:11 - For he will command his angels concerning you
to guard you in all your ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:12 - On their hands they will bear you up,
lest you strike your foot against a stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:13 - You will tread on the lion and the adder;
the young lion and the serpent you will trample underfoot.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:14 - “Because he holds fast to me in love, I will deliver him;
I will protect him, because he knows my name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:15 - When he calls to me, I will answer him;
I will be with him in trouble;
I will rescue him and honor him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:16 - With long life I will satisfy him
and show him my salvation.”
ESV Footnotes
Septuagint He will say
Or For you, O LORD, are my refuge! You have made the Most High your dwelling place

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