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Psalm 121

Psalm 121

A song of ascents.

I lift up my eyes to the mountains—

where does my help come from?

My help comes from the Lord,

the Maker of heavenb and earth.c

He will not let your foot slip—

he who watches over you will not slumber;

indeed, he who watchesd over Israel

will neither slumber nor sleep.

The Lord watches overe you—

the Lord is your shade at your right hand;

the sunf will not harm you by day,

nor the moon by night.

The Lord will keep you from all harmg

he will watch over your life;

the Lord will watch over your coming and going

both now and forevermore.h

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Psalm 121 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Title A Song of Ascents.

I lift up my eyes to the hills.

From where does my help come?

My help comes from the Lord,

who made heaven and earth.

He will not let your foot be moved;

he who keeps you will not slumber.

Behold, he who keeps Israel

will neither slumber nor sleep.

The Lord is your keeper;

the Lord is your shade on your right hand.

The sun shall not strike you by day,

nor the moon by night.

The Lord will keep you from all evil;

he will keep your life.

The Lord will keep

your going out and your coming in

from this time forth and forevermore.

Psalm 121 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Title A Song of degrees.

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills,

From whence cometh my help.

My help cometh from the Lord,

Which made heaven and earth.

He will not suffer thy foot to be moved:

He that keepeth thee will not slumber.

Behold, he that keepeth Israel

Shall neither slumber nor sleep.

The Lord is thy keeper:

The Lord is thy shade upon thy right hand.

The sun shall not smite thee by day,

Nor the moon by night.

The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil:

He shall preserve thy soul.

The Lord shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in

From this time forth, and even for evermore.

Psalm 121 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Title A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem.

I look up to the mountains—

does my help come from there?

My help comes from the Lord,

who made heaven and earth!

He will not let you stumble;

the one who watches over you will not slumber.

Indeed, he who watches over Israel

never slumbers or sleeps.

The Lord himself watches over you!

The Lord stands beside you as your protective shade.

The sun will not harm you by day,

nor the moon at night.

The Lord keeps you from all harm

and watches over your life.

The Lord keeps watch over you as you come and go,

both now and forever.

Psalm 121 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Title A Song of Ascents.

I will lift up my eyes to the hills—From whence comes my help?

My help comes from the Lord,

Who made heaven and earth.

He will not allow your foot to be moved;

He who keeps you will not slumber.

Behold, He who keeps Israel

Shall neither slumber nor sleep.

The Lord is your keeper;

The Lord is your shade at your right hand.

The sun shall not strike you by day,

Nor the moon by night.

The Lord shall preserve you from all evil;

He shall preserve your soul.

The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in

From this time forth, and even forevermore.

Psalm 121 — New Century Version (NCV)

Title A song for going up to worship.

I look up to the hills,

but where does my help come from?

My help comes from the Lord,

who made heaven and earth.

He will not let you be defeated.

He who guards you never sleeps.

He who guards Israel

never rests or sleeps.

The Lord guards you.

The Lord is the shade that protects you from the sun.

The sun cannot hurt you during the day,

and the moon cannot hurt you at night.

The Lord will protect you from all dangers;

he will guard your life.

The Lord will guard you as you come and go,

both now and forever.

Psalm 121 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Title A Song of Ascents.

I will lift up mine eyes unto the mountains:

From whence shall my help come?

My help cometh from Jehovah,

Who made heaven and earth.

He will not suffer thy foot to be moved:

He that keepeth thee will not slumber.

Behold, he that keepeth Israel

Will neither slumber nor sleep.

Jehovah is thy keeper:

Jehovah is thy shade upon thy right hand.

The sun shall not smite thee by day,

Nor the moon by night.

Jehovah will keep thee from all evil;

He will keep thy soul.

Jehovah will keep thy going out and thy coming in

From this time forth and for evermore.

Psalm 121 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Title A Song of degrees.

I lift up mine eyes unto the mountains: whence shall my help come? My help cometh from Jehovah, who made the heavens and the earth. He will not suffer thy foot to be moved; he that keepeth thee will not slumber. Behold, he that keepeth Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. Jehovah is thy keeper, Jehovah is thy shade upon thy right hand; The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night. Jehovah will keep thee from all evil; he will keep thy soul. Jehovah will keep thy going out and thy coming in, from henceforth and for evermore.

Psalm 121 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Title A song for going up to worship.

I look up toward the mountains.

Where can I find help?

My help comes from the Lord,

the maker of heaven and earth.

He will not let you fall.

Your guardian will not fall asleep.

Indeed, the Guardian of Israel never rests or sleeps.

The Lord is your guardian.

The Lord is the shade over your right hand.

The sun will not beat down on you during the day,

nor will the moon at night.

The Lord guards you from every evil.

He guards your life.

The Lord guards you as you come and go,

now and forever.

Psalm 121 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Title A song of ascents.

I lift my eyes toward the mountains.

Where will my help come from?

My help comes from the Lord,

the Maker of heaven and earth.

He will not allow your foot to slip;

your Protector will not slumber.

Indeed, the Protector of Israel

does not slumber or sleep.

The Lord protects you;

the Lord is a shelter right by your side.

The sun will not strike you by day

or the moon by night.

The Lord will protect you from all harm;

He will protect your life.

The Lord will protect your coming and going

both now and forever.

Psalm 121 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Title A Song of Ascents.

I lift up my eyes to the hills—

from where will my help come?

My help comes from the Lord,

who made heaven and earth.

He will not let your foot be moved;

he who keeps you will not slumber.

He who keeps Israel

will neither slumber nor sleep.

The Lord is your keeper;

the Lord is your shade at your right hand.

The sun shall not strike you by day,

nor the moon by night.

The Lord will keep you from all evil;

he will keep your life.

The Lord will keep

your going out and your coming in

from this time on and forevermore.

Psalm 121 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Title A song for the ascents.

I lift up my eyes to the mountains;

whence will my help come?

My help is from Yahweh,

maker of heaven and earth.

He will not allow your foot to be moved;

he who protects you will not slumber.

Look, he will not slumber and he will not sleep—

he who protects Israel.

Yahweh is your protector;

Yahweh is your shade at your right hand.

The sun will not strike you by day,

nor the moon by night.

Yahweh will protect you from all evil;

he will protect your life.

Yahweh will protect your going out and your coming in

from now until forever.

Psalm 121 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Title A song for those who go up to Jerusalem to worship the Lord.

I look up to the hills.

Where does my help come from?

My help comes from the Lord.

He is the Maker of heaven and earth.

He won’t let your foot slip.

He who watches over you won’t get tired.

In fact, he who watches over Israel

won’t get tired or go to sleep.

The Lord watches over you.

The Lord is like a shade tree at your right hand.

The sun won’t harm you during the day.

The moon won’t harm you during the night.

The Lord will keep you from every kind of harm.

He will watch over your life.

The Lord will watch over your life no matter where you go,

both now and forever.

Psalm 121 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Title A Song of Ascents.

I will lift up my eyes to the mountains;

From where shall my help come?

My help comes from the Lord,

Who made heaven and earth.

He will not allow your foot to slip;

He who keeps you will not slumber.

Behold, He who keeps Israel

Will neither slumber nor sleep.

The Lord is your keeper;

The Lord is your shade on your right hand.

The sun will not smite you by day,

Nor the moon by night.

The Lord will protect you from all evil;

He will keep your soul.

The Lord will guard your going out and your coming in

From this time forth and forever.