Compare Translations for Psalm 121:3

Psalm 121:3 ASV
He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: He that keepeth thee will not slumber.
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Psalm 121:3 BBE
May he not let your foot be moved: no need of sleep has he who keeps you.
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Psalm 121:3 CEB
God won't let your foot slip. Your protector won't fall asleep on the job.
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Psalm 121:3 CJB
He will not let your foot slip -your guardian is not asleep.
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Psalm 121:3 RHE
(120-3) May he not suffer thy foot to be moved: neither let him slumber that keepeth thee.
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Psalm 121:3 ESV
He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber.
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Psalm 121:3 GW
He will not let you fall. Your guardian will not fall asleep.
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Psalm 121:3 GNT
He will not let you fall; your protector is always awake.
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Psalm 121:3 HNV
He will not allow your foot to be moved. He who keeps you will not slumber.
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Psalm 121:3 CSB
He will not allow your foot to slip; your Protector will not slumber.
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Psalm 121:3 KJV
He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber .
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Psalm 121:3 LEB
He will not allow your foot to be moved; he who protects you will not slumber.
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Psalm 121:3 NAS
He will not allow your foot to slip; He who keeps you will not slumber.
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Psalm 121:3 NCV
He will not let you be defeated. He who guards you never sleeps.
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Psalm 121:3 NIRV
He won't let your foot slip. He who watches over you won't get tired.
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Psalm 121:3 NIV
He will not let your foot slip-- he who watches over you will not slumber;
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Psalm 121:3 NKJV
He will not allow your foot to be moved; He who keeps you will not slumber.
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Psalm 121:3 NLT
He will not let you stumble and fall; the one who watches over you will not sleep.
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Psalm 121:3 NRS
He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber.
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Psalm 121:3 RSV
He will not let your foot be moved, he who keeps you will not slumber.
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Psalm 121:3 DBY
He will not suffer thy foot to be moved; he that keepeth thee will not slumber.
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Psalm 121:3 MSG
He won't let you stumble, your Guardian God won't fall asleep.
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Psalm 121:3 WBT
He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber.
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Psalm 121:3 TMB
He will not permit thy foot to be moved; He that keepeth thee will not slumber.
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Psalm 121:3 TNIV
He will not let your foot slip-- he who watches over you will not slumber;
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Psalm 121:3 WEB
He will not allow your foot to be moved. He who keeps you will not slumber.
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Psalm 121:3 WYC
The Lord give not thy foot into moving; neither he nap, that keepeth thee. (The Lord shall not let thy foot slip, or stumble; nor shall he nap, who keepeth thee safe.)
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Psalm 121:3 YLT
He suffereth not thy foot to be moved, Thy preserver slumbereth not.
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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.