and he answers me.
from lying lipsx
and from deceitful tongues.y
and what more besides,
you deceitful tongue?
4 He will punish you with a warrior’s sharp arrows,z
with burning coals of the broom bush.
that I live among the tents of Kedar!a
among those who hate peace.
but when I speak, they are for war.
where does my help come from?
he who watches over you will not slumber;
4 indeed, he who watchesd over Israel
will neither slumber nor sleep.
5 The Lord watches overe you—
the Lord is your shade at your right hand;
6 the sunf will not harm you by day,
nor the moon by night.
7 The Lord will keep you from all harmg—
he will watch over your life;
both now and forevermore.h
“Let us go to the house of the Lord.”
in your gates, Jerusalem.
that is closely compacted together.
the tribes of the Lord—
to praise the name of the Lord
according to the statute given to Israel.
the thrones of the house of David.
“May those who lovei you be secure.
7 May there be peacej within your walls
and security within your citadels.k”
I will say, “Peace be within you.”
I will seek your prosperity.l