Psalm 119:169
    169Let my mournful cry and supplication come [near] before You, O Lord; give me understanding (discernment and comprehension) according to Your word [of assurance and promise].
Psalm 120:1
    1In my distress I cried to the Lord, and He answered me.
Psalm 121:1-2
    1I will lift up my eyes to the hills--From whence shall my help come?
    2My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth.
Psalm 121:3
    3He will not allow your foot to slip or to be moved; He Who keeps you will not slumber.
Psalm 121:5-8
    5The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand [the side not carrying a shield].
    6The sun shall not smite [hurt] you by day, nor the moon by night.
    7The Lord will keep you from all evil; He will keep your life.
    8The Lord will keep your going out and your coming in from this time forth and forevermore.
Psalm 123:1-2
    1Unto You do I lift up my eyes, O You Who are enthroned in heaven.
    2Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, and as the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the Lord our God, until He has mercy and loving-kindness for us.
Psalm 124:8
    8Our help is in the Name of the Lord, Who made heaven and earth.
Psalm 125:1-2
    1Those who trust in, lean on, and confidently hope in the Lord are like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved but abides and stands fast forever.
    2As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the Lord is round about His people from this time forth and forever.
Psalm 125:4
    4Do good, O Lord, to those who are good, and to those who are right [with You and all people] in their hearts.
Psalm 126:2
    2Then were our mouths filled with laughter, and our tongues with singing. Then they said among the nations, The Lord has done great things for them.
Psalm 126:5-6
    5They who sow in tears shall reap in joy and singing.
    6He who goes forth bearing seed and weeping [at needing his precious supply of grain for sowing] shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.
Psalm 127:1-2
    1Except the Lord builds the house, they labor in vain who build it; except the Lord keeps the city, the watchman wakes but in vain.
    2It is vain for you to rise up early, to take rest late, to eat the bread of [anxious] toil--for He gives [blessings] to His beloved [even] in sleep.
Psalm 129:4
    4The Lord is [uncompromisingly] righteous; He has cut asunder the thick cords by which the wicked [enslaved us].
Psalm 130:3-6
    3If You, Lord, should keep account of and treat [us according to our] sins, O Lord, who could stand?
    4But there is forgiveness with You [just what man needs], that You may be reverently feared and worshiped.
    5I wait for the Lord, I expectantly wait, and in His word do I hope.
    6I am looking and waiting for the Lord more than watchmen for the morning, I say, more than watchmen for the morning.
Psalm 131:2
    2Surely I have calmed and quieted my soul; like a weaned child with his mother, like a weaned child is my soul within me [ceased from fretting].
Psalm 132:8-9
    8Arise, O Lord, to Your resting-place, You and the ark [the symbol] of Your strength.
    9Let Your priests be clothed with righteousness (right living and right standing with God); and let Your saints shout for joy!
Psalm 135:5-7
    5For I know that the Lord is great and that our Lord is above all gods.
    6Whatever the Lord pleases, that has He done in the heavens and on earth, in the seas and all deeps--
    7Who causes the vapors to arise from the ends of the earth, Who makes lightnings for the rain, Who brings the wind out of His storehouses;
Psalm 135:13-18
    13Your Name, O Lord, endures forever, Your fame, O Lord, throughout all ages.
    14For the Lord will judge and vindicate His people, and He will delay His judgments [manifesting His righteousness and mercy] and take into favor His servants [those who meet His terms of separation (choosing righteousness) unto Him].
    15The idols of the nations are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
    16[Idols] have mouths, but they speak not; eyes have they, but they see not;
    17They have ears, but they hear not, nor is there any breath in their mouths.
    18Those who make [idols] are like them; so is everyone who trusts in and relies on them.
Psalm 136:1-9
    1O give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever.
    2O give thanks to the God of gods, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever.
    3O give thanks to the Lord of lords, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever--
    4To Him Who alone does great wonders, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;
    5To Him Who by wisdom and understanding made the heavens, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;
    6To Him Who stretched out the earth upon the waters, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;
    7To Him Who made the great lights, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever--
    8The sun to rule over the day, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;
    9The moon and stars to rule by night, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;
Psalm 136:23-26
    23To Him Who [earnestly] remembered us in our low estate and imprinted us [on His heart], for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;
    24And rescued us from our enemies, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;
    25To Him Who gives food to all flesh, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;
    26O give thanks to the God of heaven, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever!

Psalm 138:2-3
    2I will worship toward Your holy temple and praise Your Name for Your loving-kindness and for Your truth and faithfulness; for You have exalted above all else Your Name and Your word and You have magnified Your word above all Your Name!
    3In the day when I called, You answered me; and You strengthened me with strength in my inner self.
Psalm 138:5
    5Yes, they shall sing of the ways of the Lord and joyfully celebrate His mighty acts, for great is the glory of the Lord.
Psalm 138:7
    7Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me; You will stretch forth Your hand against the wrath of my enemies, and Your right hand will save me.
Psalm 138:8
    8The Lord will perfect that which concerns me; Your mercy and loving-kindness, O Lord, endure forever--forsake not the works of Your own hands.
Psalm 139:1-18
    1O Lord, you have searched me [thoroughly] and have known me.
    2You know my downsitting and my uprising; You understand my thought afar off.
    3You sift and search out my path and my lying down, and You are acquainted with all my ways.
    4For there is not a word in my tongue [still unuttered], but, behold, O Lord, You know it altogether.
    5You have beset me and shut me in--behind and before, and You have laid Your hand upon me.
    6Your [infinite] knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high above me, I cannot reach it.
    7Where could I go from Your Spirit? Or where could I flee from Your presence?
    8If I ascend up into heaven, You are there; if I make my bed in Sheol (the place of the dead), behold, You are there.
    9If I take the wings of the morning or dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea,
    10Even there shall Your hand lead me, and Your right hand shall hold me.
    11If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me and the night shall be [the only] light about me,
    12Even the darkness hides nothing from You, but the night shines as the day; the darkness and the light are both alike to You.
    13For You did form my inward parts; You did knit me together in my mother's womb.
    14I will confess and praise You for You are fearful and wonderful and for the awful [awe-inspiring] wonder of my birth! Wonderful are Your works, and that my inner self knows right well.
    15My frame was not hidden from You when I was being formed in secret [and] intricately and curiously wrought [made, as if embroidered with various colors] in the depths of the earth [a region of darkness and mystery].
    16Your eyes saw my unformed substance, and in Your book all the days [of my life] were written before ever they took shape, when as yet there was none of them.
    17How precious and weighty also are Your thoughts toward me, O God! How vast is the sum of them!
    18If I could count them, they would be more in number than the sand. When I awoke, [could I count to the end] I would still be with You.
Psalm 139:23-24
    23Search me [thoroughly], O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts!
    24And see if there is any wicked or hurtful way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.
Psalm 140:7
    7O God the Lord, the Strength of my salvation, You have covered my head in the day of battle.
Psalm 141:2
    2Let my prayer be set forth as incense before You, the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.
Psalm 141:3
    3Set a guard, O Lord, before my mouth; keep watch at the door of my lips.
Psalm 141:8
    8But my eyes are toward You, O God the Lord; in You do I trust and take refuge; pour not out my life nor leave it destitute and bare.
Psalm 141:10
    10Let the wicked fall together into their own nets, while I pass over them and escape.
Psalm 142:5
    5I cried to You, O Lord; I said, You are my refuge, my portion in the land of the living.
Psalm 142:7
    7Bring my life out of prison, that I may confess, praise, and give thanks to Your Name; the righteous will surround me and crown themselves because of me, for You will deal bountifully with me.
Psalm 143:1
    1Hear my prayer, O Lord, give ear to my supplications! In Your faithfulness answer me, and in Your righteousness.
Psalm 143:8-9
    8Cause me to hear Your loving-kindness in the morning, for on You do I lean and in You do I trust. Cause me to know the way wherein I should walk, for I lift up my inner self to You.
    9Deliver me, O Lord, from my enemies; I flee to You to hide me.
Psalm 143:10-12
    10Teach me to do Your will, for You are my God; let Your good Spirit lead me into a level country and into the land of uprightness.
    11Save my life, O Lord, for Your Name's sake; in Your righteousness, bring my life out of trouble and free me from distress.
    12And in your mercy and loving-kindness, cut off my enemies and destroy all those who afflict my inner self, for I am Your servant.
Psalm 144:1-2
    1Blessed be the Lord, my Rock and my keen and firm Strength, Who teaches my hands to war and my fingers to fight--
    2My Steadfast Love and my Fortress, my High Tower and my Deliverer, my Shield and He in Whom I trust and take refuge, Who subdues my people [my enemies] under me.
Psalm 144:6
    6Cast forth lightning and scatter [my enemies]; send out Your arrows and embarrass and frustrate them.
Psalm 144:12-13
    12When our sons shall be as plants grown large in their youth and our daughters as sculptured corner pillars hewn like those of a palace;
    13When our garners are full, affording all manner of store, and our sheep bring forth thousands and ten thousands in our pastures;
Psalm 144:15
    15Happy and blessed are the people who are in such a case; yes, happy (blessed, fortunate, prosperous, to be envied) are the people whose God is the Lord!
Psalm 145:1-7
    1I will extol You, my God, O King; and I will bless Your Name forever and ever [with grateful, affectionate praise].
    2Every day [with its new reasons] will I bless You [affectionately and gratefully praise You]; yes, I will praise Your Name forever and ever.
    3Great is the Lord and highly to be praised; and His greatness is [so vast and deep as to be] unsearchable.
    4One generation shall laud Your works to another and shall declare Your mighty acts.
    5On the glorious splendor of Your majesty and on Your wondrous works I will meditate.
    6Men shall speak of the might of Your tremendous and terrible [awe-inspiring] acts, and I will declare Your greatness.
    7They shall pour forth [like a fountain] the fame of Your great and abundant goodness and shall sing aloud of Your rightness and justice.
Psalm 145:8-21
     8The Lord is gracious and full of compassion, slow to anger and abounding in mercy and loving-kindness.
     9The Lord is good to all, and His tender mercies are over all His works [the entirety of things created].
    10All Your works shall praise You, O Lord, and Your loving ones shall bless You [affectionately and gratefully shall Your saints confess and praise You]!
    11They shall speak of the glory of Your kingdom and talk of Your power,
    12To make known to the sons of men God's mighty deeds and the glorious majesty of His kingdom.
    13Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and Your dominion endures throughout all generations.
    14The Lord upholds all those [of His own] who are falling and raises up all those who are bowed down.
    15The eyes of all wait for You [looking, watching, and expecting] and You give them their food in due season.
    16You open Your hand and satisfy every living thing with favor.
    17The Lord is [rigidly] righteous in all His ways and gracious and merciful in all His works.
    18The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him sincerely and in truth.
    19He will fulfill the desires of those who reverently and worshipfully fear Him; He also will hear their cry and will save them.
    20The Lord preserves all those who love Him, but all the wicked will He destroy.
    21My mouth shall speak the praise of the Lord; and let all flesh [living beings] bless (affectionately and gratefully praise) His holy Name forever and ever.
Psalm 146:1-4
    1Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!) Praise the Lord, O my soul!
    2While I live will I praise the Lord; I will sing praises to my God while I have any being.
    3Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no help.
    4When his breath leaves him, he returns to his earth; in that very day his [previous] thoughts, plans, and purposes perish.
Psalm 146:6-9
    6God made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, Who keeps truth and is faithful forever,
    7Who executes justice for the oppressed, Who gives food to the hungry. The Lord sets free the prisoners,
    8The Lord opens the eyes of the blind, the Lord lifts up those who are bowed down, the Lord loves the [uncompromisingly] righteous (those upright in heart and in right standing with Him).
    9The Lord protects and preserves the strangers and temporary residents, He upholds the fatherless and the widow and sets them upright, but the way of the wicked He makes crooked (turns upside down and brings to ruin).
Psalm 147:3
    3He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds [curing their pains and their sorrows].
Psalm 147:13-18
    13For He has strengthened and made hard the bars of your gates, and He has blessed your children within you.
    14He makes peace in your borders; He fills you with the finest of the wheat.
    15He sends forth His commandment to the earth; His word runs very swiftly.
    16He gives [to the earth] snow like [a blanket of] wool; He scatters the hoarfrost like ashes.
    17He casts forth His ice like crumbs; who can stand before His cold?
    18He sends out His word, and melts [ice and snow]; He causes His wind to blow, and the waters flow.
Psalm 148:1-13
    1Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from the heavens, praise Him in the heights!
    2Praise Him, all His angels, praise Him, all His hosts!
    3Praise Him, sun and moon, praise Him, all you stars of light!
    4Praise Him, you highest heavens and you waters above the heavens!
    5Let them praise the Name of the Lord, for He commanded and they were created.
    6He also established them forever and ever; He made a decree which shall not pass away [He fixed their bounds which cannot be passed over].
    7Praise the Lord from the earth, you sea monsters and all deeps!
    8You lightning, hail, fog, and frost, you stormy wind fulfilling His orders!
    9Mountains and all hills, fruitful trees and all cedars!
    10Beasts and all cattle, creeping things and flying birds!
    11Kings of the earth and all peoples, princes and all rulers and judges of the earth!
    12Both young men and maidens, old men and children!
    13Let them praise and exalt the Name of the Lord, for His Name alone is exalted and supreme! His glory and majesty are above earth and heaven!
Psalm 149:4
    4For the Lord takes pleasure in His people; He will beautify the humble with salvation and adorn the wretched with victory.
Psalm 149:5
    5Let the saints be joyful in the glory and beauty [which God confers upon them]; let them sing for joy upon their beds.
Psalm 150:1-6
    1Praise the Lord! Praise God in His sanctuary; praise Him in the heavens of His power!
    2Praise Him for His mighty acts; praise Him according to the abundance of His greatness!
    3Praise Him with trumpet sound; praise Him with lute and harp!
    4Praise Him with tambourine and [single or group] dance; praise Him with stringed and wind instruments or flutes!
    5Praise Him with resounding cymbals; praise Him with loud clashing cymbals!
    6Let everything that has breath and every breath of life praise the Lord! Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!)

Alternate Text
Fathers of the faith described God's faithfulness in protecting them:
Genesis 32:12
    12And You said, I will surely do you good and make your descendants as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.
Genesis 41:52
    52And the second [son] he called Ephraim [to be fruitful], For [he said] God has caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction.
Exodus 13:21-22
    21The Lord went before them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead them along the way and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, that they might travel by day and by night.
    22The pillar of cloud by day and the pillar of fire by night did not depart from before the people.
Exodus 14:14
    14The Lord will fight for you, and you shall hold your peace and remain at rest.
Exodus 15:2
    2The Lord is my Strength and my Song, and He has become my Salvation; this is my God, and I will praise Him, my father's God [God is my Father], and I will exalt Him.
Exodus 15:6
    6Your right hand, O Lord, is glorious in power; Your right hand, O Lord, shatters the enemy.
Exodus 15:7
    7In the greatness of Your majesty You overthrow those rising against You. You send forth Your fury; it consumes them like stubble.
Exodus 15:11
    11Who is like You, O Lord, among the gods? Who is like You, glorious in holiness, awesome in splendor, doing wonders?
Exodus 15:13
    13You in Your mercy and loving-kindness have led forth the people whom You have redeemed; You have guided them in Your strength to Your holy habitation.
Leviticus 9:6
    6And Moses said, This is the thing which the Lord commanded you to do, and the glory of the Lord will appear to you.
Numbers 6:24-26
    24The Lord bless you and watch, guard, and keep you;
    25The Lord make His face to shine upon and enlighten you and be gracious (kind, merciful, and giving favor) to you;
    26The Lord lift up His [approving] countenance upon you and give you peace (tranquility of heart and life continually).
Numbers 14:21
    21But truly as I live and as all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the Lord,
Numbers 23:19
    19God is not a man, that He should tell or act a lie, neither the son of man, that He should feel repentance [for what He has promised]. Has He said and shall He not do it? Or has He spoken and shall He not make it good?
Deuteronomy 1:31
    31And in the wilderness, where you have seen how the Lord your God bore you, as a man carries his son, in all the way that you went until you came to this place.
Deuteronomy 1:33
    33[God] Who went in the way before you to search out a place to pitch your tents, in fire by night, to show you by what way you should go, and in the cloud by day.
Deuteronomy 2:7
    7For the Lord your God has blessed you in all the work of your hand. He knows your walking through this great wilderness. These fortyyears the Lord your God has been with you; you have lacked nothing.
Deuteronomy 3:22
    22You shall not fear them, for the Lord your God shall fight for you.
Deuteronomy 3:24
    24O Lord God, You have only begun to show Your servant Your greatness and Your mighty hand; for what god is there in heaven or on earth that can do according to Your works and according to Your might?
Deuteronomy 4:7
    7For what great nation is there who has a god so near to them as the Lord our God is to us in all things for which we call upon Him?
Deuteronomy 4:35
    35To you it was shown, that you might realize and have personal knowledge that the Lord is God; there is no other besides Him.
Deuteronomy 4:39
    39Know, recognize, and understand therefore this day and turn your [mind and] heart to it that the Lord is God in the heavens above and upon the earth beneath; there is no other.
Deuteronomy 5:22-33
    22These words the Lord spoke to all your assembly at the mountain out of the midst of the fire, the cloud, and the thick darkness, with a loud voice; and He spoke not again [added no more]. He wrote them on two tables of stone and gave them to me [Moses].
    23And when you heard the voice out of the midst of the darkness, while the mountain was burning with fire, you came near me, all the heads of your tribes and your elders;
    24And you said, Behold, the Lord our God has shown us His glory and His greatness, and we have heard His voice out of the midst of the fire; we have this day seen that God speaks with man and man still lives.
    25Now therefore, why should we die? For this great fire will consume us; if we hear the voice of the Lord our God any longer, we shall die.
    26For who is there of all flesh who has heard the voice of the living God speaking out of the midst of fire, as we have, and lived?
    27Go near [Moses] and hear all that the Lord our God will say. And speak to us all that the Lord our God will speak to you; and we will hear and do it.
    28And the Lord heard your words when you spoke to me and the Lord said to me, I have heard the words of this people which they have spoken to you. They have said well all that they have spoken.
    29Oh, that they had such a [mind and] heart in them always [reverently] to fear Me and keep all My commandments, that it might go well with them and with their children forever!
    30Go and say to them, Return to your tents.
    31But you [Moses], stand here by Me, and I will tell you all the commandments [the Law] and the statutes and the precepts which you shall teach them, that they may do them in the land which I give them to possess.
    32Therefore you people shall be watchful to do as the Lord your God has commanded you; you shall not turn aside to the right hand or to the left.
    33You shall walk in all the ways which the Lord your God has commanded you, that you may live and that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land which you shall possess.
Deuteronomy 7:9
    9Know, recognize, and understand therefore that the Lord your God, He is God, the faithful God, Who keeps covenant and steadfast love and mercy with those who love Him and keep His commandments, to a thousand generations.
Deuteronomy 8:2-6
    2And you shall [earnestly] remember all the way which the Lord your God led you these forty years in the wilderness, to humble you and to prove you, to know what was in your [mind and] heart, whether you would keep His commandments or not.
    3And He humbled you and allowed you to hunger and fed you with manna, which you did not know nor did your fathers know, that He might make you recognize and personally know that man does not live by bread only, but man lives by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of the Lord.
    4Your clothing did not become old upon you nor did your feet swell these forty years.
    5Know also in your [minds and] hearts that, as a man disciplines and instructs his son, so the Lord your God [lovingly] disciplines and instructs you.
    6So you shall keep the commandments of the Lord your God, to walk in His ways and [reverently] fear Him.
Deuteronomy 8:5-6
    5Know also in your [minds and] hearts that, as a man disciplines and instructs his son, so the Lord your God disciplines and instructs you.
    6So you shall keep the commandments of the Lord your God, to walk in His ways and [reverently] fear Him.
Deuteronomy 8:7-10
    7For the Lord your God is bringing you into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and springs, flowing forth in valleys and hills;
    8A land of wheat and barley, and vines and fig trees and pomegranates, a land of olive trees and honey;
    9A land in which you shall eat food without shortage and lack nothing in it; a land whose stones are iron and out of whose hills you can dig copper.
    10When you have eaten and are full, then you shall bless the Lord your God for all the good land which He has given you.
Deuteronomy 8:15
    15Who led you through the great and terrible wilderness, with its fiery serpents and scorpions and thirsty ground where there was no water, but Who brought you forth water out of the flinty rock,
Deuteronomy 8:17-18
    17And beware lest you say in your [mind and] heart, my power and the might of my hand have gotten me this wealth.
    18But you shall [earnestly] remember the Lord your God, for it is He Who gives you power to get wealth, that He may establish His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as it is this day.
Deuteronomy 10:20
    20You shall [reverently] fear the Lord your God; you shall serve Him and cling to Him, and by His Name and presence you shall swear.
Deuteronomy 31:6
    6Be strong, courageous, and firm; fear not nor be in terror before them, for it is the Lord your God Who goes with you; He will not fail you or forsake you.