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Psalm 62

Psa. 62:1 KJV (With Strong’s)

<<To the chief Musician
natsach (Hebrew #5329)
properly, to glitter from afar, i.e. to be eminent (as a superintendent, especially of the Temple services and its music); also (as denominative from 5331), to be permanent
KJV usage: excel, chief musician (singer), oversee(-r), set forward.
Pronounce: naw-tsakh'
Origin: a primitive root
, toq Jeduthun
Yduwthuwn (Hebrew #3038)
or Ydiythuwn {yed-ee-thoon'}; probably from 3034; laudatory; Jeduthun, an Israelite
KJV usage: Jeduthun.
Pronounce: yed-oo-thoon'
Origin: or Yduthuwn {yed-oo-thoon'}
, A Psalm
mizmowr (Hebrew #4210)
properly, instrumental music; by implication, a poem set to notes
KJV usage: psalm.
Pronounce: miz-more'
Origin: from 2167
of David
David (Hebrew #1732)
Daviyd {daw-veed'}; from the same as 1730; loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse
KJV usage: David.
Pronounce: daw-veed'
Origin: rarely (fully)
.>> Truly ρmy soul
nephesh (Hebrew #5315)
properly, a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental)
KJV usage: any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, X dead(-ly), desire, X (dis-)contented, X fish, ghost, + greedy, he, heart(-y), (hath, X jeopardy of) life (X in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortally, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-)self, them (your)-selves, + slay, soul, + tablet, they, thing, (X she) will, X would have it.
Pronounce: neh'-fesh
Origin: from 5314
duwmiyah (Hebrew #1747)
stillness; adverbially, silently; abstractly quiet, trust
KJV usage: silence, silent, waiteth.
Pronounce: doo-me-yaw'
Origin: from 1820
upon God
'elohiym (Hebrew #430)
gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative
KJV usage: angels, X exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), X (very) great, judges, X mighty.
Pronounce: el-o-heem'
Origin: plural of 433
: from him cometh my salvation
yshuw`ah (Hebrew #3444)
something saved, i.e. (abstractly) deliverance; hence, aid, victory, prosperity
KJV usage: deliverance, health, help(-ing), salvation, save, saving (health), welfare.
Pronounce: yesh-oo'-aw
Origin: feminine passive participle of 3467

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Cross References

1-4:  David, professing his confidence in God, discourages his enemies.
5-8:  In the same confidence he encourages the godly.
9-10:  No trust is to be put in worldly things.
11-12:  Power and mercy belong to God.
or, Only.
my soul.
Psa. 25:5• 5Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day. (Psa. 25:5)
Psa. 27:14• 14Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord. (Psa. 27:14)
Psa. 33:20• 20Our soul waiteth for the Lord: he is our help and our shield. (Psa. 33:20)
Psa. 40:1• 1<<To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.>> I waited patiently for the Lord; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. (Psa. 40:1)
Psa. 123:2• 2Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the Lord our God, until that he have mercy upon us. (Psa. 123:2)
Psa. 130:5‑6• 5I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.
6My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.
(Psa. 130:5‑6)
Isa. 30:18• 18And therefore will the Lord wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the Lord is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him. (Isa. 30:18)
Isa. 40:31• 31But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. (Isa. 40:31)
Lam. 3:25,38• 25The Lord is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.
38Out of the mouth of the most High proceedeth not evil and good?
(Lam. 3:25,38)
James 5:7• 7Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. (James 5:7)
Heb. is silent.

J. N. Darby Translation

To the chief Musician. On Jeduthuna. A Psalm of David. Upon God alone doth my soul rest peacefullyb; from him is my salvation.

JND Translation Notes

* As Ps. 39 and 77, meaning "praising" or "celebrating."
Or "wait in silence," as Ps. 65.1.