New American Standard Bible
He will cover you with His pinions, And under His wings you may seek refuge; His faithfulness is a shield and bulwark.
King James Bible
He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
Darby Bible Translation
He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou find refuge: his truth is a shield and buckler.
World English Bible
He will cover you with his feathers. Under his wings you will take refuge. His faithfulness is your shield and rampart.
Young's Literal Translation
With His pinion He covereth thee over, And under His wings thou dost trust, A shield and buckler is His truth.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He shall cover thee with his feathers ... - As the parent bird protects its young. See the notes at Psalm 17:8. Compare Deuteronomy 32:11. "His truth." His unfailing promise; the certainty that what he has promised to do he will perform.
Shall be thy shield and buckler - literally, "Shield and buckler is his truth." The meaning is, that his pledge or promise would be unto them as the shield of the soldier is to him in battle. Compare Psalm 35:2. The word rendered "buckler" is derived from the verb "to surround," and is given to the defensive armor here referred to, because it "surrounds," and thus "protects" a person. It may apply to a coat of mail.
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and it will come about, while My glory is passing by, that I will put you in the cleft of the rock and cover you with My hand until I have passed by.
"May the LORD reward your work, and your wages be full from the LORD, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to seek refuge."
Keep me as the apple of the eye; Hide me in the shadow of Your wings
As for God, His way is blameless; The word of the LORD is tried; He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him.
Take hold of buckler and shield And rise up for my help.
How precious is Your lovingkindness, O God! And the children of men take refuge in the shadow of Your wings.
You, O LORD, will not withhold Your compassion from me; Your lovingkindness and Your truth will continually preserve me.
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