1: Happy is he whose resting-place is in the secret of the Lord, and under the shade of the wings of the Most High; 2: Who says of the Lord, He is my safe place and my tower of strength: he is my God, in whom is my hope. 3: He will take you out of the bird-net, and keep you safe from wasting disease. 4: You will be covered by his feathers; under his wings you will be safe: his good faith will be your salvation. 5: You will have no fear of the evil things of the night, or of the arrow in flight by day, 6: Or of the disease which takes men in the dark, or of the destruction which makes waste when the sun is high. 7: You will see a thousand falling by your side, and ten thousand at your right hand; but it will not come near you. 8: Only with your eyes will you see the reward of the evil-doers. 9: Because you have said, I am in the hands of the Lord, the Most High is my safe resting-place; 10: No evil will come on you, and no disease will come near your tent. 11: For he will give you into the care of his angels to keep you wherever you go. 12: In their hands they will keep you up, so that your foot may not be crushed against a stone. 13: You will put your foot on the lion and the snake; the young lion and the great snake will be crushed under your feet. 14: Because he has given me his love, I will take him out of danger: I will put him in a place of honour, because he has kept my name in his heart. 15: When his cry comes up to me, I will give him an answer: I will be with him in trouble; I will make him free from danger and give him honour. 16: With long life will he be rewarded; and I will let him see my salvation.