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As The Mountains

“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I

will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.” (Psalm 91:1-2) 

“They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever. As

the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for

ever.” (Psalm 125:1-2) 

The city of Jerusalem is surrounded by higher hills. To the Psalmist of old and the Israelites generally,

this girdle of mountains was an ever-present symbol of Jehovah’s guardianship of His people. In Hebrew