Psalms 62:1-3

For the director of music. For Jeduthun. A psalm of David.

1 [a]Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him.
2 Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will never be shaken.
3 How long will you assault me? Would all of you throw me down— this leaning wall, this tottering fence?

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Psalms 62:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation.
ESV
1 For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation.
NLT
1 I wait quietly before God, for my victory comes from him.
MSG
1 God, the one and only - I'll wait as long as he says. Everything I need comes from him, so why not?
CSB
1 I am at rest in God alone; my salvation comes from Him.

Psalms 62:1-3 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 62:1-3 In-Context

1 Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him.
2 Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will never be shaken.
3 How long will you assault me? Would all of you throw me down— this leaning wall, this tottering fence?
4 Surely they intend to topple me from my lofty place; they take delight in lies. With their mouths they bless, but in their hearts they curse.
5 Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from him.
6 Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken.
7 My salvation and my honor depend on God ; he is my mighty rock, my refuge.

Cross References 7

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. In Hebrew texts 62:1-12 is numbered 62:2-13.
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