1 He awho dwells in the secret place of the Most High
Shall abide bunder the shadow of the Almighty.
2 cI will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress;
My God, in Him I will trust.”
And from the perilous pestilence.
4 eHe shall cover you with His feathers,
And under His wings you shall take refuge;
His truth shall be your shield and 2buckler.
5 fYou shall not be afraid of the terror by night,
Nor of the arrow that flies by day,
Nor of the destruction that lays waste at noonday.
And ten thousand at your right hand;
But it shall not come near you.
8 Only gwith your eyes shall you look,
And see the reward of the wicked.
9 Because you have made the Lord, who is hmy refuge,
Even the Most High, iyour dwelling place,
10 jNo evil shall befall you,
Nor shall any plague come near your dwelling;
11 kFor He shall give His angels charge over you,
To keep you in all your ways.
12 In their hands they shall 3bear you up,
The young lion and the serpent you shall trample underfoot.
15 He shall ncall upon Me, and I will answer him;
I will be owith him in trouble;
I will deliver him and honor him.
16 With 6long life I will satisfy him,
And show him My salvation.”
About The New King James Version
The New King James Version is a total update of the 1611 King James Version, also known as the "Authorized Version." Every attempt has been made to maintain the beauty of the original version while updating the English grammar to contemporary style and usage. The result is much better "readability." It is noteworthy that the NKJV is one of the few modern translations still based on the "Western" or "Byzantine" manuscript tradition. This makes the New King James Version an invaluable aid to comparative English Bible study.
New King James Version
All Rights reserved
The text of the New King James Version (NKJV) may be quoted or reprinted without prior written permission with the following qualifications: (1) up to and including 1,000 verses may be quoted in printed form as long as the verses quoted amount to less than 50% of a complete book of the Bible and make up less than 50% of the total work in which they are quoted; (2) all NKJV quotations must conform accurately to the NKJV text.
Any use of the NKJV text must include a proper acknowledgment as follows:
Scripture taken from the New King James Version.
However, when quotations from the NKJV text are used in church bulletins, orders of service, Sunday School lessons, church newsletters and similar works in the course of religious instruction or services at a place of worship or other religious assembly, the notice "NKJV" may be used at the end of each quotation.
For quotation requests not covered by the above guidelines, write to Thomas Nelson Publishers, Bible Rights and Permissions, P.O. Box 141000, Nashville, TN 37214-1000.