Psalm 62 CSB

Trust in God Alone

For the choir director: according to Jeduthun. A Davidic psalm.

1 I am at rest in God alone; my salvation comes from Him.

References for Psalms 62:1

      2 He alone is my rock and my salvation,a my stronghold; I will never be shaken.

      References for Psalms 62:2

        • a 62:2 - Ps 3:8; 4:8; 2 Sm 22:2-3
        • b 62:2 - Ps 37:24; 55:22
          3 How long will you threaten a man? Will all of you attack as if he were a leaning wall or a tottering stone fence?

          References for Psalms 62:3

            • c 62:3 - Other Hb mss read you be struck down
              4 They only plan to bring him down from his high position. They take pleasure in lying; they bless with their mouths, but they curse inwardly. Selah
              5 Rest in God alone, my soul, for my hope comes from Him.
              6 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my stronghold; I will not be shaken.
              7 My salvation and glory depend on God; my strong rock, my refuge, is in God.
              8 Trust in Him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts before Him. God is our refuge. Selah
              9 Men are only a vapor; exalted men, an illusion. On a balance scale, they go up; together they [weigh] less than a vapor.

              References for Psalms 62:9

                • d 62:9 - Ps 39:5-6,11
                  10 Place no trust in oppression, or false hope in robbery. If wealth increases, pay no attention to it.b

                  References for Psalms 62:10

                    • e 62:10 - Lit increases, do not set heart
                    • f 62:10 - Jb 31:24-25; Mk 4:19; 1 Tm 6:10,17-19
                      11 God has spoken once; I have heard this twice: strength belongs to God,
                      12 and faithful love belongs to You, Lord. For You repay each according to his works.

                      References for Psalms 62:12

                        • g 62:12 - Mt 16:27; Rm 2:6; Rv 22:12