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Psalms 62:10 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Trust not in oppression, And become not vain in robbery: If riches increase, set not your heart [thereon].
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart [upon them].
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Do not trust in oppression And do not vainly hope in robbery; If riches increase, do not set [your] heart [upon them].
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart [upon them].
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Put not confidence in oppression, and become not vain in robbery; if wealth increase, set not your heart upon it.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Do not trust in extortion, Nor, with robbery, become vain, As for wealth, when it beareth fruit, Do not set [thereon your] heart.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Trust not in oppression, And in robbery become not vain, Wealth—when it increaseth—set not the heart.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Trust not in iniquity, and cover not robberies: if riches abound, set not your heart upon them.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Trust not in oppression, become not vaine in robberie: if riches increase, set not your heart [vpon them].
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Trust not in unrighteousness, and lust not after robberies: if wealth should flow in, set not your heart upon it.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart [upon them].

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Trust 982
{0982} Prime
בָּטַח
batach
{baw-takh'}
A primitive root; properly to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as H2620); figuratively to trust, be confident or sure.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
not x408
(0408) Complement
אַל
'al
{al}
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
in oppression, 6233
{6233} Prime
עֹשֶׁק
`osheq
{o'-shek}
From H6231; injury, fraud, (subjectively) distress, (concretely) unjust gain.
and become not vain 1891
{1891} Prime
הָבַל
habal
{haw-bal'}
A primitive root; to be vain in act, word, or expectation; specifically to lead astray.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x408
(0408) Complement
אַל
'al
{al}
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
in robbery: 1498
{1498} Prime
גָּזֵל
gazel
{gaw-zale'}
From H1497; robbery, or (concretely) plunder.
if x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
riches 2428
{2428} Prime
חַיִל
chayil
{khah'-yil}
From H2342; probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength.
increase, 5107
{5107} Prime
נוּב
nuwb
{noob}
A primitive root; to germinate, that is, (figuratively) to (causatively make) flourish; also (of words), to utter.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
set 7896
{7896} Prime
שִׁית
shiyth
{sheeth}
A primitive root; to place (in a very wide application).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
not x408
(0408) Complement
אַל
'al
{al}
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
your heart 3820
{3820} Prime
לֵב
leb
{labe}
A form of H3824; the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything.
[upon them].
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 62:10

_ _ Not only are oppression and robbery, which are wicked means of wealth, no grounds of boasting; but even wealth, increasing lawfully, ought not to engross the heart.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 62:8-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 62:10

Vain — Feeding yourselves with vain hopes of felicity, from those riches which you take from others by violence.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 62:10

Trust not in oppression, and (h) become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart [upon them].

(h) Give yourselves wholly to God by putting away all things that are contrary to his law.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Trust:

Job 20:19 Because he hath oppressed [and] hath forsaken the poor; [because] he hath violently taken away an house which he builded not;
Job 20:29 This [is] the portion of a wicked man from God, and the heritage appointed unto him by God.
Isaiah 28:15 Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us: for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves:
Isaiah 30:12 Wherefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel, Because ye despise this word, and trust in oppression and perverseness, and stay thereon:
Isaiah 47:10 For thou hast trusted in thy wickedness: thou hast said, None seeth me. Thy wisdom and thy knowledge, it hath perverted thee; and thou hast said in thine heart, I [am], and none else beside me.
Isaiah 59:4 None calleth for justice, nor [any] pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.
Jeremiah 13:25 This [is] thy lot, the portion of thy measures from me, saith the LORD; because thou hast forgotten me, and trusted in falsehood.
Jeremiah 17:11 [As] the partridge sitteth [on eggs], and hatcheth [them] not; [so] he that getteth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool.

riches:

Psalms 39:6 Surely every man walketh in a vain shew: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up [riches], and knoweth not who shall gather them.
Psalms 52:7 Lo, [this is] the man [that] made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, [and] strengthened himself in his wickedness.
Deuteronomy 6:10-12 And it shall be, when the LORD thy God shall have brought thee into the land which he sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give thee great and goodly cities, which thou buildedst not, ... [Then] beware lest thou forget the LORD, which brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.
Deuteronomy 8:12-14 Lest [when] thou hast eaten and art full, and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt [therein]; ... Then thine heart be lifted up, and thou forget the LORD thy God, which brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage;
Job 27:16-23 Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay; ... [Men] shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.
Job 31:24-25 If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, [Thou art] my confidence; ... If I rejoiced because my wealth [was] great, and because mine hand had gotten much;
Mark 8:36-37 For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? ... Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
Mark 10:23 And Jesus looked round about, and saith unto his disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!
Luke 12:15-21 And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth. ... So [is] he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.
1 Timothy 6:17 Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;

set:

Psalms 91:14 Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.
Proverbs 23:5 Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for [riches] certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.
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Dt 6:10; 8:12. Jb 20:19, 29; 27:16; 31:24. Ps 39:6; 52:7; 91:14. Pv 23:5. Is 28:15; 30:12; 47:10; 59:4. Jr 13:25; 17:11. Mk 8:36; 10:23. Lk 12:15. 1Ti 6:17.

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