Compare Translations for Psalm 91:6

Psalm 91:6 ASV
For the pestilence that walketh in darkness, Nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
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Psalm 91:6 BBE
Or of the disease which takes men in the dark, or of the destruction which makes waste when the sun is high.
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Psalm 91:6 CEB
or sickness that prowls in the dark, destruction that ravages at noontime.
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Psalm 91:6 CJB
or the plague that roams in the dark, or the scourge that wreaks havoc at noon.
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Psalm 91:6 RHE
(90-6) Of the arrow that flieth in the day, of the business that walketh about in the dark: of invasion, or of the noonday devil.
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Psalm 91:6 ESV
nor the pestilence that stalks in darkness, nor the destruction that wastes at noonday.
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Psalm 91:6 GW
plagues that roam the dark, epidemics that strike at noon.
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Psalm 91:6 GNT
or the plagues that strike in the dark or the evils that kill in daylight.
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Psalm 91:6 HNV
Nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness, Nor of the destruction that wastes at noonday.
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Psalm 91:6 CSB
the plague that stalks in darkness, or the pestilence that ravages at noon.
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Psalm 91:6 KJV
Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
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Psalm 91:6 LEB
[or the] plague [that] spreads in the darkness, [or the] destruction [that] devastates at noon.
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Psalm 91:6 NAS
Of the pestilence that stalks in darkness, Or of the destruction that lays waste at noon.
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Psalm 91:6 NCV
You will not be afraid of diseases that come in the dark or sickness that strikes at noon.
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Psalm 91:6 NIRV
You won't have to be afraid of the sickness that attacks in the darkness. You won't have to fear the plague that destroys at noon.
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Psalm 91:6 NIV
nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness, nor the plague that destroys at midday.
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Psalm 91:6 NKJV
Nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness, Nor of the destruction that lays waste at noonday.
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Psalm 91:6 NLT
nor dread the plague that stalks in darkness, nor the disaster that strikes at midday.
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Psalm 91:6 NRS
or the pestilence that stalks in darkness, or the destruction that wastes at noonday.
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Psalm 91:6 RSV
nor the pestilence that stalks in darkness, nor the destruction that wastes at noonday.
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Psalm 91:6 DBY
For the pestilence that walketh in darkness, for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
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Psalm 91:6 MSG
Not disease that prowls through the darkness, not disaster that erupts at high noon.
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Psalm 91:6 WBT
[Nor] for the pestilence [that] walketh in darkness; [nor] for the destruction [that] wasteth at noon-day.
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Psalm 91:6 TMB
nor of the pestilence that walketh in darkness, nor of the destruction that layeth waste at noonday.
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Psalm 91:6 TNIV
nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness, nor the plague that destroys at midday.
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Psalm 91:6 WEB
Nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness, Nor of the destruction that wastes at noonday.
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Psalm 91:6 WYC
of a goblin going in darknesses; of assailing, and of a midday fiend. (Nor the pestilence going in darkness; nor the assailing of the plague at midday.)
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Psalm 91:6 YLT
Of pestilence in thick darkness that walketh, Of destruction that destroyeth at noon,
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Psalms 91 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 91

The safety of those who have God for their refuge. (1-8) Their favour with Him. (9-16)

Verses 1-8 He that by faith chooses God for his protector, shall find all in him that he needs or can desire. And those who have found the comfort of making the Lord their refuge, cannot but desire that others may do so. The spiritual life is protected by Divine grace from the temptations of Satan, which are as the snares of the fowler, and from the contagion of sin, which is a noisome pestilence. Great security is promised to believers in the midst of danger. Wisdom shall keep them from being afraid without cause, and faith shall keep them from being unduly afraid. Whatever is done, our heavenly Father's will is done; and we have no reason to fear. God's people shall see, not only God's promises fulfilled, but his threatenings. Then let sinners come unto the Lord upon his mercy-seat, through the Redeemer's name; and encourage others to trust in him also.

Verses 9-16 Whatever happens, nothing shall hurt the believer; though trouble and affliction befal, it shall come, not for his hurt, but for good, though for the present it be not joyous but grievous. Those who rightly know God, will set their love upon him. They by prayer constantly call upon him. His promise is, that he will in due time deliver the believer out of trouble, and in the mean time be with him in trouble. The Lord will manage all his worldly concerns, and preserve his life on earth, so long as it shall be good for him. For encouragement in this he looks unto Jesus. He shall live long enough; till he has done the work he was sent into this world for, and is ready for heaven. Who would wish to live a day longer than God has some work to do, either by him or upon him? A man may die young, yet be satisfied with living. But a wicked man is not satisfied even with long life. At length the believer's conflict ends; he has done for ever with trouble, sin, and temptation.

Psalms 91 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 91

Psalms 91:1-16 . David is the most probable author; and the pestilence, mentioned in 2 Samuel 24:13-15 , the most probable of any special occasion to which the Psalm may refer. The changes of person allowable in poetry are here frequently made.

1. dwelleth in the secret place--( Psalms 27:5 , 31:20 ) denotes nearness to God. Such as do so abide or lodge secure from assaults, and can well use the terms of trust in Psalms 91:2 .

3. snares . . . [and] . . . noisome pestilence--literally, "plagues of mischiefs" ( Psalms 5:9 , 52:7 ), are expressive figures for various evils.

4. For the first figure compare Deuteronomy 32:11 , Matthew 23:37 .
buckler--literally, "surrounding"--that is, a kind of shield covering all over.

5. terror--or, what causes it ( Proverbs 20:2 ).
by night--then aggravated.
arrow--that is, of enemies.

7, 8. The security is more valuable, as being special, and, therefore, evidently of God; and while ten thousands of the wicked fall, the righteous are in such safety that they only see the calamity.

9-12. This exemption from evil is the result of trust in God, who employs angels as ministering spirits ( Hebrews 1:14 ).

13. Even the fiercest, strongest, and most insidious animals may be trampled on with impunity.

14-16. God Himself speaks (compare Psalms 46:10 , Psalms 75:2 Psalms 75:3 ). All the terms to express safety and peace indicate the most undoubting confidence (compare Psalms 18:2 , 20:1 , 22:5 ).
set his love--that of the most ardent kind.

16. show him--literally, "make him see" ( Psalms 50:23 , Luke 2:30 ).