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Psalms 61

The Book of Psalms

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Chapter 62

1

 

 To the chief music-maker. After Jeduthun. A Psalm. Of David.
My soul, put all your faith in God; for from him comes my salvation. 

 

 


2

 

 He only is my Rock and my salvation; he is my high tower; I will not be greatly moved. 

 

 


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? 

 

 


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.) 

 

 


5

 

 My soul, put all your faith in God; for from him comes my hope. 

 

 


6

 

 He only is my Rock and my salvation; he is my high tower; I will not be greatly moved. 

 

 


7

 

 In God is my salvation, and my glory; the Rock of my strength, and my safe place. 

 

 


8

 

 Have faith in him at all times, you people; let your hearts go flowing out before him: God is our safe place. (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. 

 

 


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. 

 

 


11

 

 Once has God said, twice has it come to my ears, that power is God's: 

 

 


12

 

 And mercy, O Lord, is yours, for you give to every man the reward of his work. 

 

 


Psalms 63

 

 

 

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