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- Psalm 91:5
KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)
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“Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;”
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Psalm 91:5 Translation & Meaning
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|KJV Verse ||Original Hebrew ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“Thou shalt not” ||לֹא ||Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles || not |
|“be afraid” ||תִ֭ירָא ||To fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten || afraid |
|“for the terror” ||מִפַּ֣חַד ||A (sudden) alarm (properly, the object feared, by implication, the feeling) || terror |
|“by night;” ||לָ֑יְלָה ||Properly, a twist (away of the light), i.e., night; figuratively, adversity || night |
|“nor” || ||(No Hebrew definition. English implied.) || |
|“for the arrow” ||מֵ֝חֵ֗ץ ||Properly, a piercer, i.e., an arrow; by implication, a wound; figuratively, (of God) thunder-bolt; the shaft of a spear || arrow |
|“that” || ||(No Hebrew definition. English implied.) || |
|“flieth” ||יָע֥וּף ||To fly; also (by implication of dimness) to faint (from the darkness of swooning) ||flieth |
|“by day;” ||יוֹמָֽם׃ ||Daily || day |
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3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.
4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
5 Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;
6 Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
7 A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.
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