He Who Dwells in the Refuge of the Most High

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He who dwells in the refuge of the Most High will dwell in the shadow of the Almighty.

I shall say of the Lord [that He is] my shelter and my fortress, my God in Whom I trust.

For He will deliver you from the snare that traps, from the devastating pestilence.

With His wing He will cover you, and under His wings you will take refuge; His truth is an encompassing shield.

You will not fear the terror of night, nor the arrow that flies by day;

Nor the pestilence that prowls in darkness, nor the destroyer that ravages at noon.

A thousand will be stationed at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand; but it shall not approach you.

You will but gaze with your eyes, and you will see the annihilation of the wicked.

For you [said], “The Lord is my refuge”; the Most High you made your dwelling.

No evil will befall you, nor will a plague draw near to your tent.

For He will command His angels on your behalf to guard you in all your ways.

On [their] hands they will bear you, lest your foot stumble on a stone.

On a young lion and a cobra you will tread; you will trample the young lion and the serpent.

For he yearns for Me, and I shall answer him; I shall elevate him because he knows My name.

He will call Me and I shall answer him; I am with him in distress; I shall rescue him and I shall honor him.

With length of days I shall satiate him, and I shall show him My salvation.

With length of days I shall satiate him, and I shall show him My salvation.

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