Compare Translations for Psalm 121:2

Psalm 121:2 ASV
My help [cometh] from Jehovah, Who made heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 BBE
Your help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 CEB
My help comes from the LORD, the maker of heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 CJB
My help comes from ADONAI, the maker of heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 RHE
(120-2) My help is from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 ESV
My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 GW
My help comes from the LORD, the maker of heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 GNT
My help will come from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 HNV
My help comes from the LORD, Who made heaven and eretz.
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Psalm 121:2 CSB
My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 KJV
My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 LEB
My help [is] from Yahweh, maker of heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 NAS
My help comes from the LORD, Who made heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 NCV
My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 NIRV
My help comes from the Lord. He is the Maker of heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 NIV
My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 NKJV
My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 NLT
My help comes from the LORD, who made the heavens and the earth!
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Psalm 121:2 NRS
My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 RSV
My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 DBY
My help [cometh] from Jehovah, who made the heavens and the earth.
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Psalm 121:2 MSG
No, my strength comes from God, who made heaven, and earth, and mountains.
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Psalm 121:2 WBT
My help [cometh] from the LORD, who made heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 TMB
My help cometh from the LORD, who made heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 TNIV
My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 WEB
My help comes from Yahweh, Who made heaven and earth.
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Psalm 121:2 WYC
Mine help is of the Lord; that made heaven and earth. (My help is from the Lord; who made heaven and earth.)
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Psalm 121:2 YLT
My help [is] from Jehovah, maker of heaven and earth,
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Psalms 121 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 121

The safety of the godly.

- We must not rely upon men and means, instruments and second causes. Shall I depend upon the strength of the hills? upon princes and great men? No; my confidence is in God only. Or, we must lift up our eyes above the hills; we must look to God who makes all earthly things to us what they are. We must see all our help in God; from him we must expect it, in his own way and time. This psalm teaches us to comfort ourselves in the Lord, when difficulties and dangers are greatest. It is almighty wisdom that contrives, and almighty power that works the safety of those that put themselves under God's protection. He is a wakeful, watchful Keeper; he is never weary; he not only does not sleep, but he does not so much as slumber. Under this shade they may sit with delight and assurance. He is always near his people for their protection and refreshment. The right hand is the working hand; let them but turn to their duty, and they shall find God ready to give them success. He will take care that his people shall not fall. Thou shalt not be hurt, neither by the open assaults, nor by the secret attempts of thine enemies. The Lord shall prevent the evil thou fearest, and sanctify, remove, or lighten the evil thou feelest. He will preserve the soul, that it be not defiled by sin, and disturbed by affliction; he will preserve it from perishing eternally. He will keep thee in life and death; going out to thy labour in the morning of thy days, and coming home to thy rest when the evening of old age calls thee in. It is a protection for life. The Spirit, who is their Preserver and Comforter, shall abide with them for ever. Let us be found in our work, assured that the blessings promised in this psalm are ours.

Psalms 121 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 121

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,

3, 4. His sleepless vigilance is added.
to be moved--(Compare Psalms 38:16 , 66:9 ).

5. upon thy right hand--a protector's place ( Psalms 109:31 , 110:5 ).

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 ).

8. thy going out, &c.--all thy ways ( Deuteronomy 28:19 , Psalms 104:23 ).
evermore--includes a future state.