Psalm 27:1-6 DBY

1 {[A Psalm] of David.} Jehovah is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? Jehovah is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? a

References for Psalms 27:1

    • Ć 27:1 - 'Fear' and 'be afraid' are nearly the same, but it seems that the latter is more 'terror,' even used of Jehovah: see 1Sam. 11.7; Ps. 36.1; 'fear' more in a godly sense, as Prov. 1.7, yet ver. 3 here does mean simple 'fear.'
      2 When evil-doers, mine adversaries and mine enemies, b came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.

      References for Psalms 27:2

        • ć 27:2 - See Notes, Ps. 8.2.
          3 If a host encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; if war rise against me, in this will I be confident.
          4 One [thing] have I asked of Jehovah, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of Jehovah all the days of my life, to behold the beauty c of Jehovah, and to inquire [of him] in his temple.

          References for Psalms 27:4

            • Ĉ 27:4 - Or 'graciousness,' and so in Ps. 90.17.
              5 For in the day of evil he will hide me in his pavilion; in the secret of his tent will he keep me concealed: he will set me high upon a rock.
              6 And now shall my head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me; and I will offer in his tent sacrifices of shouts of joy: I will sing, yea, I will sing psalms unto Jehovah.