A Psalm of Fearless Trust in God.

1 The LORD is my 1light and my 2salvation; Whom shall I fear? The LORD is the 3defense of my life; 4Whom shall I dread?
2 When evildoers came upon me to 5devour my flesh, My adversaries and my enemies, they 6stumbled and fell.

References for Psalms 27:2

3 Though a 7host encamp against me, My heart will not fear; Though war arise against me, In spite of this I shall be 8confident.

References for Psalms 27:3

    • b 27:3 - Lit "am confident"
      4 9One thing I have asked from the LORD, that I shall seek: That I may 10dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, To behold 11the beauty of the LORD And to 12meditate in His temple.

      References for Psalms 27:4

        • c 27:4 - Lit "delightfulness"
        • d 27:4 - Lit "inquire"
          5 For in the 13day of trouble He will 14conceal me in His tabernacle; In the secret place of His tent He will 15hide me; He will 16lift me up on a rock.

          References for Psalms 27:5