He Who Dwells in the Refuge of the Most High

 

(Please read it in accordance with the instruction that you receive)

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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