God the Help of Those Who Seek Him
A Song of Ascents.
1 I awill lift up my eyes to the hills—From whence comes my help?
2 bMy help comes from the Lord,
Who made heaven and earth.
3 cHe will not allow your foot to 1be moved;
dHe who keeps you will not slumber.
Shall neither slumber nor sleep.
5 The Lord is your 2keeper;
The Lord is eyour shade fat your right hand.
6 gThe sun shall not strike you by day,
Nor the moon by night.
7 The Lord shall 3preserve you from all evil;
He shall hpreserve your soul.
8 The Lord shall ipreserve 4your going out and your coming in
From this time forth, and even forevermore.
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