Psalms 62:11-12

11 One thing God has spoken, two things I have heard: “Power belongs to you, God,
12 and with you, Lord, is unfailing love”; and, “You reward everyone according to what they have done.”

Psalms 62:11-12 Meaning and Commentary

To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, [A Psalm] of David. Concerning "Jeduthun," See Gill on "Ps 39:1," title. Kimchi thinks this psalm was written concerning the captivity; and Jarchi twtdh le, concerning the decrees and judgments made against Israel by their enemies; and so some of their ancient expositions {d}; but it seems to have been composed by David when in distress, either through Saul and his courtiers, or by reason of the conspiracy of Absalom. Theodoret takes it to be a prophecy of the persecution of Antiochus in the times of the Maccabees.

{d} Vid. Yalkut Simeoni in loc.

Cross References 3

  • 1. S 1 Chronicles 29:11; Revelation 19:1
  • 2. Psalms 86:5; Psalms 103:8; Psalms 130:7
  • 3. S Job 21:31; Job 34:11; Psalms 28:4; S Matthew 16:27; Romans 2:6*; 1 Corinthians 3:8; Colossians 3:25
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