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American Standard Version

My soul waiteth in silence for God only: From him cometh my salvation.

New American Standard Bible

My soul waits in silence for God only; From Him is my salvation.

King James Version

{To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David.} Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation.

Holman Bible

For the choir director: according to Jeduthun. A Davidic psalm.I am at rest in God alone;
my salvation comes from Him.

International Standard Version

My soul rests quietly only when it looks to God; from him comes my deliverance.

A Conservative Version

My soul waits in silence for God only. From him [is] my salvation.


For God alone my soul waits in silence; from Him comes my salvation.

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. On Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.} Upon God alone doth my soul rest peacefully; from him is my salvation.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Only in God does my soul rest; from him comes my saving health.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer, to Jeduthun: chanting to David. Surely my soul was silent to God: from him my salvation.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician, to jeduthun. A Psalm of David.] Truly my soul waits upon God: from him comes my salvation.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Only for God my soul [waits in] silence. From him [is] my salvation.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. To Jeduthun. A Psalm of David. Only to God is my soul in silence; from Him comes my salvation.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter, for by Jeduthun, a Psalm of David} My soul truly waiteth still upon God; for of him cometh my salvation.

NET Bible

For the music director, Jeduthun; a psalm of David. For God alone I patiently wait; he is the one who delivers me.

New Heart English Bible

My soul rests in God alone. My salvation is from him.

The Emphasized Bible

Surely, towards God, silence becometh my soul, From him, is my salvation:


To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David. Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation.

World English Bible

My soul rests in God alone. My salvation is from him.

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer, for Jeduthun. -- A Psalm of David. Only -- toward God is my soul silent, From Him is my salvation.

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Context Readings

Security In God

1 My soul waiteth in silence for God only: From him cometh my salvation. 2 He only is my rock and my salvation: He is my high tower; I shall not be greatly moved.

Cross References

Psalm 33:20

Our soul hath waited for Jehovah: He is our help and our shield.

Psalm 37:7

Rest in Jehovah, and wait patiently for him: Fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, Because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

Psalm 37:39

But the salvation of the righteous is of Jehovah; He is their stronghold in the time of trouble.

Psalm 39:1

I said, I will take heed to my ways, That I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, While the wicked is before me.

1 Chronicles 16:41-42

and with them Heman and Jeduthun, and the rest that were chosen, who were mentioned by name, to give thanks to Jehovah, because his lovingkindness endureth for ever;

1 Chronicles 25:1

Moreover David and the captains of the host set apart for the service certain of the sons of Asaph, and of Heman, and of Jeduthun, who should prophesy with harps, with psalteries, and with cymbals: and the number of them that did the work according to their service was:

1 Chronicles 25:3

Of Jeduthun; the sons of Jeduthun: Gedaliah, and Zeri, and Jeshaiah, Hashabiah, and Mattithiah, six, under the hands of their father Jeduthun with the harp, who prophesied in giving thanks and praising Jehovah.

Psalm 25:5

Guide me in thy truth, and teach me; For thou art the God of my salvation; For thee do I wait all the day.

Psalm 27:14

Wait for Jehovah: Be strong, and let thy heart take courage; Yea, wait thou for Jehovah.

Psalm 40:1

I waited patiently for Jehovah; And he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.

Psalm 62:2

He only is my rock and my salvation: He is my high tower; I shall not be greatly moved.

Psalm 62:5-6

My soul, wait thou in silence for God only; For my expectation is from him.

Psalm 65:1

Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Zion; And unto thee shall the vow be performed.

Psalm 68:19-20

Blessed be the Lord, who daily beareth our burden, Even the God who is our salvation. Selah

Psalm 77:1

I will cry unto God with my voice, Even unto God with my voice; and he will give ear unto me.

Psalm 121:2

My help cometh from Jehovah, Who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 123:2

Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their master, As the eyes of a maid unto the hand of her mistress; So our eyes look unto Jehovah our God, Until he have mercy upon us.

Psalm 130:5-6

I wait for Jehovah, my soul doth wait, And in his word do I hope.

Isaiah 12:2

Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for Jehovah, even Jehovah, is my strength and song; and he is become my salvation.

Isaiah 30:18

And therefore will Jehovah wait, that he may be gracious unto you; and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for Jehovah is a God of justice; blessed are all they that wait for him.

Isaiah 40:31

but they that wait for Jehovah shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; they shall walk, and not faint.

Jeremiah 3:23

Truly in vain is the help that is looked for from the hills, the tumult on the mountains: truly in Jehovah our God is the salvation of Israel.

Lamentations 3:25

Jehovah is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.

Lamentations 3:38

Out of the mouth of the Most High cometh there not evil and good?

Luke 2:30-32

For mine eyes have seen thy salvation,

James 5:7

Be patient therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient over it, until it receive the early and latter rain.

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