Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

American Standard Version

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

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.

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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Devotionals about Psalm 62:1



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Context Readings

Security In God

1 Only for God my soul [waits in] silence. From him [is] my salvation. 2 Only he [is] my rock and my salvation, my [high] stronghold; I shall not be greatly shaken.

Cross References

Psalm 33:20

Our soul waits for Yahweh; he [is] our help and our shield.

Psalm 37:7

Be quiet before Yahweh and wait for him. Do not fret about one who succeeds [in] his way, about a man making plots.

Psalm 37:39

And [the] salvation of [the] righteous [is] from Yahweh, their refuge in [the] time of trouble.

Psalm 39:1

I said, "I will guard my ways {that I may not sin} with my tongue. I will keep a muzzle over my mouth as long as [the] wicked [are] before me."

1 Chronicles 16:41-42

And with them [were] Heman and Jeduthun and the remainder of those chosen, who were designated by name to give thanks to Yahweh, for his loyal love [is] everlasting.

1 Chronicles 25:1

And David and the commanders of the army set apart for the service the sons of Asaph, [of] Heman, and [of] Jeduthun, who prophesied with stringed instruments, with harps, and with cymbals. And their inventory of the men of the work [and] for their duty was:

1 Chronicles 25:3

Of Jeduthun, the sons of Jeduthun: Gedaliah, Zeri, Jeshaiah, Heshabiah, and Mattithiah, six, under the hands of their father Jeduthun, who prophesied with the stringed instrument with thanksgiving and praise to Yahweh.

Psalm 25:5

Cause me to walk in your truth and teach me, because you [are] the God of my salvation. I await you {all day long}.

Psalm 27:14

Wait for Yahweh. Be strong and let your heart show strength, and wait for Yahweh.

Psalm 40:1

I waited patiently for Yahweh, And he inclined to me and heard my cry for help.

Psalm 62:2

Only he [is] my rock and my salvation, my [high] stronghold; I shall not be greatly shaken.

Psalm 62:5-6

Only for God wait in silence, O my soul, because my hope [is] from him.

Psalm 65:1

Praise awaits you, O God, in Zion, and to you [the] vow shall be fulfilled.

Psalm 68:19-20

Blessed be the Lord. Daily he loads us [with benefits], the God [of] our salvation. Selah

Psalm 77:1

I cry out with my voice to God; with my voice to God, that he may hear me.

Psalm 121:2

My help [is] from Yahweh, maker of heaven and earth.

Psalm 123:2

Behold, as [the] eyes of servants [look] to the hand of their master, as [the] eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes [look] to Yahweh our God, until he is gracious to us.

Psalm 130:5-6

I await Yahweh; my soul awaits, and I wait for his word.

Isaiah 12:2

Look! God [is] my salvation; I will trust, and I will not be afraid, for my strength and might [is] Yah, Yahweh; and he has become salvation for me."

Isaiah 30:18

Therefore Yahweh waits to be gracious [to] you, and therefore he will rise up to show you mercy, for Yahweh [is] a God of justice; blessed [are] all those who wait for him.

Isaiah 40:31

But those who wait for Yahweh shall renew [their] strength. They shall go up [with] wings like eagles; they shall run and not grow weary; they shall walk and not be faint.

Jeremiah 3:23

Surely, an illusion [comes] from [the] hills, [the] turmoil [on] the mountains. Surely, in Yahweh our God [is] the salvation of Israel.

Lamentations 3:25

Yahweh is good to those who wait on him, to the person that seeks him.

Lamentations 3:38

[Is] it not from the mouth of the Most High [that] disaster and good will come?

Luke 2:30-32

For my eyes have seen your salvation

James 5:7

Therefore be patient, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the soil, being patient concerning it until it receives the early and late rains.

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