Psalm 62
International Standard VersionNew American Standard Bible 1995
1My soul rests quietly only when it looks to God; from him comes my deliverance.1For the choir director; according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David. My soul waits in silence for God only; From Him is my salvation.
2He alone is my rock, my deliverance, and my high tower; nothing will shake me.2He only is my rock and my salvation, My stronghold; I shall not be greatly shaken.
3How long will you rage against someone? Would you attack him as if he were a leaning wall or a tottering fence?3How long will you assail a man, That you may murder him, all of you, Like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?
4They plan to cast him down from his exalted position. They delight in lies; their mouth utters blessings, while their heart is cursing. Interlude4They have counseled only to thrust him down from his high position; They delight in falsehood; They bless with their mouth, But inwardly they curse. Selah.
5My soul, be quiet before God, for from him comes my hope.5My soul, wait in silence for God only, For my hope is from Him.
6He alone is my rock, my deliverance, and my high tower; nothing will shake me.6He only is my rock and my salvation, My stronghold; I shall not be shaken.
7I rely on God who is my deliverance and my glory; he is my strong rock, and my refuge is in God.7On God my salvation and my glory rest; The rock of my strength, my refuge is in God.
8People, in every situation put your trust in God; pour out your heart before him; for God is a refuge for us. Interlude8Trust in Him at all times, O people; Pour out your heart before Him; God is a refuge for us. Selah.
9Human beings are a mere vapor, while people in high positions are not what they appear. When they are placed on the scales, they weigh nothing; even when weighed together, they are less than nothing.9Men of low degree are only vanity and men of rank are a lie; In the balances they go up; They are together lighter than breath.
10Don't trust in oppression or put false hope in stealing; if you become wealthy, do not set your heart on it.10Do not trust in oppression And do not vainly hope in robbery; If riches increase, do not set your heart upon them.
11God spoke once, but I heard it twice, "Power belongs to God."11Once God has spoken; Twice I have heard this: That power belongs to God;
12Also to you, Lord, belongs gracious love, because you reward each person according to what he does.12And lovingkindness is Yours, O Lord, For You recompense a man according to his work.
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Psalm 61
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