Psalms 62 to 66 : American Standard Version
Psalm 62For the Chief Musician; after the manner of Jeduthan. A Psalm of David.
1My soul waiteth in silence for God only: From him
cometh my salvation. 2He only is my rock and my
salvation: He is my high tower; I shall not be greatly moved. 3How long will ye set upon a man, That ye may slay him, all of you,
Like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence? 4They only
consult to thrust him down from his dignity; They delight in lies;
They bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah 5My soul, wait thou in silence for God only; For my expectation is
from him. 6He only is my rock and my salvation: He is my
high tower; I shall not be moved. 7With God is my
salvation and my glory: The rock of my strength, and my refuge, is
in God. 8Trust in him at all times, ye people; Pour out
your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah 9Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a
lie: In the balances they will go up; They are together lighter than
vanity. 10Trust not in oppression, And become not vain
in robbery: If riches increase, set not your heart thereon. 11God hath spoken once, Twice have I heard this, That power belongeth
unto God. 12Also unto thee, O Lord, belongeth
lovingkindness; For thou renderest to every man according to his
Psalm 63 A Psalm of David when he was in the wilderness of Judah.
1O God, thou art my God; earnestly will I seek thee: My soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee, In a dry and weary land, where no water is. 2So have I looked upon thee in the sanctuary, To see thy power and thy glory. 3Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, My lips shall praise thee. 4So will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy name. 5My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; And my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips; 6When I remember thee upon my bed, And meditate on thee in the night-watches. 7For thou hast been my help, And in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice. 8My soul followeth hard after thee: Thy right hand upholdeth me. 9But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, Shall go into the lower parts of the earth. 10They shall be given over to the power of the sword: They shall be a portion for foxes. 11But the king shall rejoice in God: Every one that sweareth by him shall glory; For the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.
Psalm 64 For the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.
1Hear my voice, O God, in my complaint: Preserve my life from fear of the enemy. 2Hide me from the secret counsel of evil-doers, From the tumult of the workers of iniquity; 3Who have whet their tongue like a sword, And have aimed their arrows, even bitter words, 4That they may shoot in secret places at the perfect: Suddenly do they shoot at him, and fear not. 5They encourage themselves in an evil purpose; They commune of laying snares privily; They say, Who will see them? 6They search out iniquities; We have accomplished, say they, a diligent search: And the inward thought and the heart of every one is deep. 7But God will shoot at them; With an arrow suddenly shall they be wounded. 8So they shall be made to stumble, their own tongue being against them: All that see them shall wag the head. 9And all men shall fear; And they shall declare the work of God, And shall wisely consider of his doing. 10The righteous shall be glad in Jehovah, and shall take refuge in him; And all the upright in heart shall glory.
Psalm 65 For the Chief Musician. A Psalm. A song of David.
1Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Zion; And unto thee shall the vow be performed. 2O thou that hearest prayer, Unto thee shall all flesh come. 3Iniquities prevail against me: As for our transgressions, thou wilt forgive them. 4Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, That he may dwell in thy courts: We shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, Thy holy temple. 5By terrible things thou wilt answer us in righteousness, Oh God of our salvation, Thou that art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, And of them that are afar off upon the sea: 6Who by his strength setteth fast the mountains, Being girded about with might; 7Who stilleth the roaring of the seas, The roaring of their waves, And the tumult of the peoples. 8They also that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at thy tokens: Thou makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to rejoice. 9Thou visitest the earth, and waterest it, Thou greatly enrichest it; The river of God is full of water: Thou providest them grain, when thou hast so prepared the earth. 10Thou waterest its furrows abundantly; Thou settlest the ridges thereof: Thou makest it soft with showers; Thou blessest the springing thereof. 11Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; And thy paths drop fatness. 12They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness; And the hills are girded with joy. 13The pastures are clothed with flocks; The valleys also are covered over with grain; They shout for joy, they also sing.
Psalm 66 For the Chief Musician. A song, a Psalm.
1Make a joyful noise unto God, all the earth: 2Sing forth the glory of his name: Make his praise glorious. 3Say unto God, How terrible are thy works! Through the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies submit themselves unto thee. 4All the earth shall worship thee, And shall sing unto thee; They shall sing to thy name. Selah 5Come, and see the works of God; He is terrible in his doing toward the children of men. 6He turned the sea into dry land; They went through the river on foot: There did we rejoice in him. 7He ruleth by his might for ever; His eyes observe the nations: Let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah 8Oh bless our God, ye peoples, And make the voice of his praise to be heard; 9Who holdeth our soul in life, And suffereth not our feet to be moved. 10For thou, O God, hast proved us: Thou hast tried us, as silver is tried. 11Thou broughtest us into the net; Thou layedst a sore burden upon our loins. 12Thou didst cause men to ride over our heads; We went through fire and through water; But thou broughtest us out into a wealthy place. 13I will come into thy house with burnt-offerings; I will pay thee my vows, 14Which my lips uttered, And my mouth spake, when I was in distress. 15I will offer unto thee burnt-offerings of fatlings, With the incense of rams; I will offer bullocks with goats. Selah 16Come, and hear, all ye that fear God, And I will declare what he hath done for my soul. 17I cried unto him with my mouth, And he was extolled with my tongue. 18If I regard iniquity in my heart, The Lord will not hear: 19But verily God hath heard; He hath attended to the voice of my prayer. 20Blessed be God, Who hath not turned away my prayer, Nor his lovingkindness from me.