He who dwells in the help of the Most
Shall lodge in the shelter of the God of
He shall say to the Lord, "You are my
protector and my refuge,
I will hope in Him;
For He shall free me from the snare of the hunters,
And from every troubling word."
He shall overshadow you with His
And under His wings you shall hope;
His truth shall encircle you with a
You shall not be frightened by fear at
Nor from an arrow that flies by day.
Nor by a thing moving in darkness,
Nor by mishap and demon of noonday.
A thousand shall fall at your side,
And ten thousand at your right hand,
Yet it shall not come near you.
But you shall observe with your eyes,
And you shall see the reward of
For You, O Lord are my hope;
You made the most high your
Evils shall not come to you,
And a scourge shall not draw near
For He shall command His angels
To keep you in all your ways;
In their hands they shall bear you up,
Lest you strike your foot against a stone;
You shall tread upon the asp and the
And you shall trample the lion and the
"For he hoped in Me, and I will deliver
I will shelter Him, because he knew
He shall call upon Me, and I will hear
I am with him in affliction,
And I will deliver him and glorify him.
With length of days I will satisfy him,
And show him My salvation."
Scripture quoted from the Orthodox Study Bible, published and copyright 2008 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.