Psalms 121:1-8 . God's guardian care of His people celebrated.
1. I will lift up mine eyes--expresses desire (compare Psalms 25:1 ), mingled with expectation. The last clause, read as a question, is answered,
2. by avowing God to be the helper, of whose ability His creative power is a pledge ( Psalms 115:15 ), to which,
6-8. God keeps His people at all times and in all perils.
nor the moon by night--poetically represents the dangers of the night, over which the moon presides ( Genesis 1:16 ).