Psalm 62 Bible in Basic English

God the Only Refuge

62 1  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.

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