1 Whoever goes to the Lord for safety, whoever remains under the protection of the Almighty,
2 can say to him, "You are my defender and protector. You are my God; in you I trust."
3 He will keep you safe from all hidden dangers and from all deadly diseases.
4 He will cover you with his wings; you will be safe in his care; his faithfulness will protect and defend you.
5 You need not fear any dangers at night or sudden attacks during the day
6 or the plagues that strike in the dark or the evils that kill in daylight.
7 A thousand may fall dead beside you, ten thousand all around you, but you will not be harmed.
8 You will look and see how the wicked are punished.
9 You have made the Lord your defender, the Most High your protector,
References for Psalms 91:9
    • a 91:9 - [Probable text] your; [Hebrew] my.
      10 and so no disaster will strike you, no violence will come near your home.
      11 God will put his angels in charge of you 1 to protect you wherever you go.
      References for Psalms 91:11
      12 They will hold you up with their hands 2 to keep you from hurting your feet on the stones.
      References for Psalms 91:12
      13 You will trample down lions and snakes, 3 fierce lions and poisonous snakes.
      References for Psalms 91:13
      14 God says, "I will save those who love me and will protect those who acknowledge me as Lord.
      15 When they call to me, I will answer them; when they are in trouble, I will be with them. I will rescue them and honor them.
      16 I will reward them with long life; I will save them."