You will not be afraid of the terror by night, Or of the arrow that flies by day;
“Amid disquieting thoughts from the visions of the night, When deep sleep falls on men,
“ From six troubles He will deliver you, Even in seven evil will not touch you.
“The murderer arises at dawn; He kills the poor and the needy, And at night he is as a thief.
I lay down and slept; I awoke, for the Lord sustains me.
A Psalm of David. The Lord is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The Lord is the defense of my life; Whom shall I dread?
Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change And though the mountains slip into the heart of the sea;
He will not fear evil tidings; His heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord.
Then you will walk in your way securely And your foot will not stumble.
The wicked flee when no one is pursuing, But the righteous are bold as a lion.
“All of them are wielders of the sword, Expert in war; Each man has his sword at his side, Guarding against the terrors of the night.
My mind reels, horror overwhelms me; The twilight I longed for has been turned for me into trembling.
“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they will not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be scorched, Nor will the flame burn you.
He bent His bow And set me as a target for the arrow.
He *said to them, “Why are you Then He got up and rebuked the winds and the sea, and afraid, you men of little faith?” it became perfectly calm.
But God said to him, ‘ You fool! This very night your soul is required of you; and now who will own what you have prepared?’
“ But be sure of this, that if the head of the house had known at what hour the thief was coming, he would not have allowed his house to be broken into.
so that we confidently say, “ The Lord is my helper, I will not be afraid. What will man do to me?”
For the Lord had caused the army of the Arameans to hear a sound of chariots and a sound of horses, even the sound of a great army, so that they said to one another, “Behold, the king of Israel has hired against us the kings of the Hittites and the kings of the Egyptians, to come upon us.”
“For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, Their poison my spirit drinks; The terrors of God are arrayed against me.