Psalm 121:3
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New International Version
He will not let your foot slip-- he who watches over you will not slumber;

King James Bible
He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber.

Darby Bible Translation
He will not suffer thy foot to be moved; he that keepeth thee will not slumber.

World English Bible
He will not allow your foot to be moved. He who keeps you will not slumber.

Young's Literal Translation
He suffereth not thy foot to be moved, Thy preserver slumbereth not.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He will not suffer thy foot to be moved - The foundation, God's infinite power and goodness, on which thou standest, cannot be moved; and whilst thou standest on this basis, thy foot cannot be moved.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

will not

Psalm 91:12 They shall bear you up in their hands, lest you dash your foot against a stone.

1 Samuel 2:9 He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Proverbs 2:8 He keeps the paths of judgment, and preserves the way of his saints.

Proverbs 3:23,26 Then shall you walk in your way safely, and your foot shall not stumble...

1 Peter 1:5 Who are kept by the power of God through faith to salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

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Looking to the Hills
'I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. 2. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.' --PSALM cxxi. 1, 2. The so-called 'Songs of Degrees,' of which this psalm is one, are usually, and with great probability, attributed to the times of the Exile. If that be so, we get an appropriate background and setting for the expressions and emotions of this psalm. We see the exile, wearied with the monotony of the long-stretching, flat plains of Babylonia, summoning
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Christ all and in All.
(Colossians iii. 11.) Christ is all to us that we make Him to be. I want to emphasize that word "all." Some men make Him to be "a root out of a dry ground," "without form or comeliness." He is nothing to them; they do not want Him. Some Christians have a very small Saviour, for they are not willing to receive Him fully, and let Him do great and mighty things for them. Others have a mighty Saviour, because they make Him to be great and mighty. If we would know what Christ wants to be to us, we
Dwight L. Moody—The Way to God and How to Find It

Cross References
1 Samuel 2:9
He will guard the feet of his faithful servants, but the wicked will be silenced in the place of darkness. "It is not by strength that one prevails;

Psalm 41:2
The LORD protects and preserves them-- they are counted among the blessed in the land-- he does not give them over to the desire of their foes.

Psalm 66:9
he has preserved our lives and kept our feet from slipping.

Psalm 121:4
indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.

Psalm 127:1
A song of ascents. Of Solomon. Unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain.

Proverbs 24:12
If you say, "But we knew nothing about this," does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Does not he who guards your life know it? Will he not repay everyone according to what they have done?

Isaiah 27:3
I, the LORD, watch over it; I water it continually. I guard it day and night so that no one may harm it.

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