91:1 As for you, the one who lives2 in the shelter of the sovereign One,3
and resides in the protective shadow4 of the mighty king5 –
91:2 I say this about the Lord, my shelter and my stronghold,
my God in whom I trust –
91:3 he will certainly rescue you from the snare of the hunter6
and from the destructive plague.
91:4 He will shelter you7 with his wings;8
you will find safety under his wings.
His faithfulness is like a shield or a protective wall.9
91:5 You need not fear the terrors of the night,10
the arrow that flies by day,
91:6 the plague that comes in the darkness,
or the disease that comes at noon.11
91:7 Though a thousand may fall beside you,
and a multitude on your right side,
it12 will not reach you.
91:8 Certainly you will see it with your very own eyes –
you will see the wicked paid back.13
91:9 For you have taken refuge in the Lord,
my shelter, the sovereign One.14
91:10 No harm will overtake15 you;
no illness16 will come near your home.17
91:11 For he will order his angels18
to protect you in all you do.19
91:12 They will lift you up in their hands,
so you will not slip and fall on a stone.20
91:13 You will subdue21 a lion and a snake;22
you will trample underfoot a young lion and a serpent.
91:14 The Lord says,23
“Because he is devoted to me, I will deliver him;
I will protect him24 because he is loyal to me.25
91:15 When he calls out to me, I will answer him.
I will be with him when he is in trouble;
I will rescue him and bring him honor.
91:16 I will satisfy him with long life,26
and will let him see my salvation.