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Psalms 62:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— My soul, wait thou in silence for God only; For my expectation is from him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation [is] from him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— My soul, wait in silence for God only, For my hope is from Him.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation [is] from him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Upon God alone, O my soul, rest peacefully; for my expectation is from him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Surely, towards God, be thou silent, my soul, For, from him, is mine expectation:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Only—for God, be silent, O my soul, For from Him [is] my hope.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But be thou, O my soul, subject to God: for from him is my patience.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— My soule, wait thou onely vpon God: for my expectation [is] from him.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Nevertheless do thou, my soul, be subjected to God; for of him [is] my patient hope.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— My soul, wait thou only upon Elohim; for my expectation [is] from him.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
My soul, 5315
{5315} Prime
נֶפֶשׁ
nephesh
{neh'-fesh}
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
wait 1826
{1826} Prime
דָּמַם
damam
{daw-man'}
A primitive root (compare H1724, H1820); to be dumb; by implication to be astonished, to stop; also to perish.
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
thou only x389
(0389) Complement
אַךְ
'ak
{ak}
Akin to H0403; a particle of affirmation, surely; hence (by limitation) only.
upon lhm אֱלֹהִים; 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; 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.
for 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.
my expectation 8615
{8615} Prime
תִּקְוָה
tiqvah
{tik-vaw'}
From H6960; literally a cord (as an attachment (compare H6961)); figuratively expectancy.
[is] from x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
him.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 62:5-6

_ _ (Compare Psalms 62:1, Psalms 62:2).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 62:1-7.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 62:5

(e) My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation [is] from him.

(e) David was greatly moved by these troubles, therefore he stirs up himself to trust in God.

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soul:

Psalms 42:5 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and [why] art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him [for] the help of his countenance.
Psalms 42:11 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, [who is] the health of my countenance, and my God.
Psalms 43:5 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, [who is] the health of my countenance, and my God.
Psalms 103:1-2 [[[A Psalm] of David.]] Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, [bless] his holy name. ... Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:
Psalms 104:1 Bless the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, thou art very great; thou art clothed with honour and majesty.
Psalms 104:35 Let the sinners be consumed out of the earth, and let the wicked be no more. Bless thou the LORD, O my soul. Praise ye the LORD.
Psalms 146:1 Praise ye the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.

wait:

Psalms 62:1-2 [[To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David.]] Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him [cometh] my salvation. ... He only [is] my rock and my salvation; [he is] my defence; I shall not be greatly moved.
Psalms 27:13-14 [I had fainted], unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. ... Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.
Psalms 37:34 Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see [it].
Lamentations 3:24-26 The LORD [is] my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him. ... [It is] good that [a man] should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.
Micah 7:7 Therefore I will look unto the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me.
Habakkuk 2:3 For the vision [is] yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.
Zephaniah 3:8 Therefore wait ye upon me, saith the LORD, until the day that I rise up to the prey: for my determination [is] to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them mine indignation, [even] all my fierce anger: for all the earth shall be devoured with the fire of my jealousy.
John 6:67-69 Then said Jesus unto the twelve, Will ye also go away? ... And we believe and are sure that thou art that Christ, the Son of the living God.

my:

Psalms 39:7 And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope [is] in thee.
Psalms 71:5 For thou [art] my hope, O Lord GOD: [thou art] my trust from my youth.
Jeremiah 17:17 Be not a terror unto me: thou [art] my hope in the day of evil.
Philippians 1:20 According to my earnest expectation and [my] hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but [that] with all boldness, as always, [so] now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether [it be] by life, or by death.
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Ps 27:13; 37:34; 39:7; 42:5, 11; 43:5; 62:1; 71:5; 103:1; 104:1, 35; 146:1. Jr 17:17. Lm 3:24. Mi 7:7. Hab 2:3. Zp 3:8. Jn 6:67. Php 1:20.

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