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Psalm 62 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:1 - [fn]For the director of music. For Jeduthun. A psalm of David. Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:2 - Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will never be shaken.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:3 - How long will you assault me? Would all of you throw me down— this leaning wall, this tottering fence?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:4 - 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.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:5 - Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:6 - Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:7 - My salvation and my honor depend on God[fn]; he is my mighty rock, my refuge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:8 - Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:9 - Surely the lowborn are but a breath, the highborn are but a lie. If weighed on a balance, they are nothing; together they are only a breath.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:10 - Do not trust in extortion or put vain hope in stolen goods; though your riches increase, do not set your heart on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:11 - One thing God has spoken, two things I have heard: “Power belongs to you, God,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:12 - and with you, Lord, is unfailing love”; and, “You reward everyone according to what they have done.”
NIV Footnotes
In Hebrew texts 62:1-12 is numbered 62:2-13.
The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 8.
Or / God Most High is my salvation and my honor

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