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Psalms 121:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Jehovah is thy keeper: Jehovah is thy shade upon thy right hand.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The LORD [is] thy keeper: the LORD [is] thy shade upon thy right hand.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The LORD is your keeper; The LORD is your shade on your right hand.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The LORD [is] thy keeper: the LORD [is] thy shade upon thy right hand.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Jehovah is thy keeper, Jehovah is thy shade upon thy right hand;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Yahweh, is thy keeper, Yahweh, is thy shade, on thy right hand:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Jehovah [is] thy preserver, Jehovah [is] thy shade on thy right hand,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The Lord is thy keeper, the Lord is thy protection upon thy right hand.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The LORD [is] thy keeper: the LORD [is] thy shade, vpon thy right hand.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The Lord shall keep thee: the Lord is thy shelter upon thy right hand.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Yahweh [is] thy keeper: Yahweh [is] thy shade upon thy right hand.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
[is] thy keeper: 8104
{8104} Prime
A primitive root; properly to hedge about (as with thorns), that is, guard; generally to protect, attend to, etc.
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
[is] thy shade 6738
{6738} Prime
From H6751; shade, whether literally or figuratively.
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
thy right 3225
{3225} Prime
From H3231; the right hand or side (leg, eye) of a person or other object (as the stronger and more dexterous); locally, the south.
hand. 3027
{3027} Prime
A primitive word; a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.), in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 121:5

_ _ upon thy right hand — a protector’s place (Psalms 109:31; Psalms 110:5).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 121:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 121:5

Shade — To keep thee from the burning heat of the sun.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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thy shade:

Exodus 13:21 And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night:
Isaiah 4:5-6 And the LORD will create upon every dwelling place of mount Zion, and upon her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night: for upon all the glory [shall be] a defence. ... And there shall be a tabernacle for a shadow in the daytime from the heat, and for a place of refuge, and for a covert from storm and from rain.
Isaiah 25:4 For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones [is] as a storm [against] the wall.
Isaiah 32:2 And a man shall be as an hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.
Matthew 23:37 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, [thou] that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under [her] wings, and ye would not!


Psalms 16:8 I have set the LORD always before me: because [he is] at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
Psalms 109:31 For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save [him] from those that condemn his soul.
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Ex 13:21. Ps 16:8; 109:31. Is 4:5; 25:4; 32:2. Mt 23:37.

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