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Psalm 121

The Lord Our Protector

A * song of ascents.

I lift my eyes toward the mountains.

Where will my help come from? w

My help comes from the Lord,

the Maker of heaven and earth. x

He will not allow your foot to slip;

your Protector will not slumber. y

Indeed, the Protector of Israel

does not slumber or sleep. z

The Lord protects you;

the Lord is a shelter right by your side. a b

The sun will not strike you by day

or the moon by night. c

The Lord will protect you from all harm;

He will protect your life. d

The Lord will protect your coming and going

both now and forever. e


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The complete Holman Christian Standard Bible® is now available for the first time ever! More than fifteen years in the making, crafted by the shared expertise of nearly a hundred conservative scholars and English stylists, the Holman CSB® sets the standard in painstaking biblical accuracy and pure literary form.

Accurate, yet highly readable, it's a translation committed to leaving both the grace and gravity of the original languages intact while carefully creating a smooth flow of wording for the reader.

Stylistically, this inaugural edition contributes to the clarity of the written Word, arranging the poetic portions of the Scripture into complete lines of thought, and revering God's presence on each page by capitalizing all the pronouns that refer to Him.

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