Passage: Psalms 62 (RSV)

Psalms 62

A Psalm of David, when he was in the Wilderness of Judah.

1For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation.
2He only is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly moved.
3How long will you set upon a man to shatter him, all of you, like a leaning wall, a tottering fence?
4They only plan to thrust him down from his eminence. They take pleasure in falsehood. They bless with their mouths, but inwardly they curse. [Selah]
5For God alone my soul waits in silence, for my hope is from him.
6He only is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken.
7On God rests my deliverance and my honor; my mighty rock, my refuge is God.
8Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us. [Selah]
9Men of low estate are but a breath, men of high estate are a delusion; in the balances they go up; they are together lighter than a breath.
10Put no confidence in extortion, set no vain hopes on robbery; if riches increase, set not your heart on them.
11Once God has spoken; twice have I heard this: that power belongs to God;
12and that to thee, O Lord, belongs steadfast love. For thou dost requite a man according to his work.

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