Psalm 121:7
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New International Version
The LORD will keep you from all harm-- he will watch over your life;

King James Bible
The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah will keep thee from all evil; he will keep thy soul.

World English Bible
Yahweh will keep you from all evil. He will keep your soul.

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah preserveth thee from all evil, He doth preserve thy soul.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil - Spiritual and corporeal, natural and moral.

He shall preserve thy soul - Take care of thy life, and take care of thy soul.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

preserve

Psalm 91:9,10 Because you have made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, your habitation...

Job 5:19 He shall deliver you in six troubles: yes, in seven there shall no evil touch you.

Proverbs 12:21 There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.

Matthew 6:13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For your is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.

Romans 8:28,35-39 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose...

2 Timothy 4:18 And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me to his heavenly kingdom: to whom be glory for ever and ever...

he shall

Psalm 34:22 The LORD redeems the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.

Psalm 41:2 The LORD will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed on the earth...

Psalm 97:10 You that love the LORD, hate evil: he preserves the souls of his saints; he delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.

Psalm 145:20 The LORD preserves all them that love him: but all the wicked will he destroy.

Library
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
Genesis 28:15
I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you."

Psalm 32:7
You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.

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 91:10
no harm will overtake you, no disaster will come near your tent.

Proverbs 12:21
No harm overtakes the righteous, but the wicked have their fill of trouble.

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