God Alone a Refuge from Treachery and Oppression.

1 1My soul waits in silence for God only; From Him 2is my salvation.

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2 He only is my 3rock and my salvation, My 4stronghold; I shall not be greatly shaken.

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3 How long will you assail a man, That you may murder him, all of you, Like a 5leaning wall, like a tottering fence?

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4 They have counseled only to thrust him down from his high position; They 6delight in falsehood; They 7bless with their mouth, But inwardly they curse. Selah.

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    • a 62:4 - Lit "his"
    • b 62:4 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
      5 My soul, 8wait in silence for God only, For my hope is from Him.

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      6 He only is 9my rock and my salvation, My stronghold; I shall not be shaken.

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      7 On God my 10salvation and my glory rest; The rock of my strength, my 11refuge is in God.

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      8 12Trust in Him at all times, O people; 13Pour out your heart before Him; God is a refuge for us. Selah.
      9 Men * of 14low * degree * are only 15vanity and men * of rank are a 16lie; In the 17balances they go up; They are together lighter than breath.

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      10 18Do not trust in oppression And do not vainly hope in 19robbery; If riches increase, 20do not set your heart upon them.

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      11 Once God has 21spoken; Twice I have heard this: That 22power belongs to God;

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        • d 62:11 - Or "One thing"
        • e 62:11 - Or "These two things I have heard"
          12 And lovingkindness 23is Yours, O Lord, For You 24recompense a man according to his work.