1 {To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David: a Song.} Praise waiteth for thee in silence, O God, in Zion; and unto thee shall the vow be performed.
2 O thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come.
3 Iniquities have prevailed against me: our transgressions, thou wilt forgive them.
References for Psalms 65:3
    • a 65:3 - Lit. 'make atonement,' as Lev. 16.30; Deut. 21.8; Ps. 78.38; 79.9: see Note g, Lev. 5.6.
      4 Blessed is he whom thou choosest and causest to approach: he shall dwell in thy courts. We shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, of thy holy temple.
      References for Psalms 65:4
        • b 65:4 - Or 'of the temple of thy holiness.'
          5 By terrible things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation, thou confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of the distant regions of the sea. ...
          6 Who by his strength established the mountains, being girded with power;
          7 Who stilleth the raging of the seas, the raging of their waves, and the tumult of the peoples.
          References for Psalms 65:7
            • c 65:7 - Leummim: see Ps. 2.1.
              8 And they that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at thy tokens; thou makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to rejoice.
              References for Psalms 65:8
                • d 65:8 - Or 'signs,' as Ps. 135.9.
                  9 Thou hast visited the earth, thou hast watered it; thou greatly enrichest it: the river of God is full of water; thou providest their corn, when thou hast so prepared it:
                  References for Psalms 65:9
                    • e 65:9 - As Ps. 58.2.
                    • f 65:9 - Or 'made it overflow.'
                    • g 65:9 - i.e. of men.
                    • h 65:9 - i.e. the earth.
                      10 Thou dost satiate its furrows, thou smoothest its clods, thou makest it soft with showers; thou blessest the springing thereof.
                      11 Thou crownest the year with thy goodness, and thy paths drop fatness:
                      12 They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness, and the hills are girded with gladness.
                      13 The meadows are clothed with flocks, and the valleys are covered over with corn; they shout for joy, yea, they sing.