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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
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
A primitive root (compare H1724, H1820); to be dumb; by implication to be astonished, to stop; also to perish.
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
thou only x389
(0389) Complement
Akin to H0403; a particle of affirmation, surely; hence (by limitation) only.
upon lhm אֱלֹהִים; 430
{0430} Prime
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
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
From H6960; literally a cord (as an attachment (compare H6961)); figuratively expectancy.
[is] from x4480
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
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.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

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.


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.


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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