Psalm 62 BBE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
  Search
Bible in Basic English (BBE) New International Version (NIV)
1 My soul, put all your faith in God; for from him comes my salvation. 1 My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from him.
2 He only is my Rock and my salvation; he is my high tower; I will not be greatly moved. 2 He alone is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will never be shaken.
3 How long will you go on designing evil against a man? running against him as against a broken wall, which is on the point of falling? 3 How long will you assault a man? Would all of you throw him down-- this leaning wall, this tottering fence?
4 Their only thought is to put him down from his place of honour; their delight is in deceit: blessing is in their mouths but cursing in their hearts. (Selah.) 4 They fully intend to topple him from his lofty place; they take delight in lies. With their mouths they bless, but in their hearts they curse. "Selah"
5 My soul, put all your faith in God; for from him comes my hope. 5 Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from him.
6 He only is my Rock and my salvation; he is my high tower; I will not be greatly moved. 6 He alone is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken.
7 In God is my salvation, and my glory; the Rock of my strength, and my safe place. 7 My salvation and my honor depend on God; he is my mighty rock, my refuge.
8 Have faith in him at all times, you people; let your hearts go flowing out before him: God is our safe place. (Selah.) 8 Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge. "Selah"
9 Truly men of low birth are nothing, and men of high position are not what they seem; if they are put in the scales together they are less than a breath. 9 Lowborn men are but a breath, the highborn are but a lie; if weighed on a balance, they are nothing; together they are only a breath.
10 Have no faith in the rewards of evil-doing, or in profits wrongly made: if your wealth is increased, do not put your hopes on it. 10 Do not trust in extortion or take pride in stolen goods; though your riches increase, do not set your heart on them.
11 Once has God said, twice has it come to my ears, that power is God's: 11 One thing God has spoken, two things have I heard: that you, O God, are strong,
12 And mercy, O Lord, is yours, for you give to every man the reward of his work. 12 and that you, O Lord, are loving. Surely you will reward each person according to what he has done.