1 Who so dwelleth in the secret of the most

High, shall abide in the shadow of the


2 I will say unto the Lord, O my hope, and

my fortress: he is my God, in him will I


3 Surely I will deliver thee from the snare of

the hunter, and from the noisome pestilence.

4 He will cover thee under his wings, and thou

shalt be sure under his feathers: his truth shall be

thy shield and buckler.

5 Thou shalt not be afraid of the fear of the

night: nor of the arrow that flieth by day:

6 Nor of the pestilence that walketh in the darkness:

nor of the plague that destroyeth at noon day.

7 A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand

at thy right hand, but it shall not come near thee.

8 Doubtless with thine eyes shalt thou behold

and see the reward of the wicked.

9 For thou hast said, The Lord is mine hope: thou

hast set the most High for thy refuge.

10 There shall none evil come unto thee, neither

shall any plague come near thy tabernacle.

11 For he shall give his Angels charge over thee

to keep thee in all thy ways.

12 They shall bear thee in their hands, that thou

hurt not thy foot against a stone.

13 Thou shalt walk upon the lion and asp: the young

lion, and the dragon shalt thou tread under feet.

14 Because he hath loved me, therefore will I

deliver him: I will exalt him because he hath known

my Name.

15 He shall call upon me, and I will hear him: I

will be with him in trouble: I will deliver him, and

glorify him.

16 With long life will I satisfy him, and show him

my salvation.

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