Psalm 62:7
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New American Standard Bible
On God my salvation and my glory rest; The rock of my strength, my refuge is in God.

King James Bible
In God is my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God.

Darby Bible Translation
With God is my salvation and my glory; the rock of my strength, my refuge is in God.

World English Bible
With God is my salvation and my honor. The rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God.

Young's Literal Translation
On God is my salvation, and my honour, The rock of my strength, my refuge is in God.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

In God is my salvation - See Psalm 62:1. That is, his salvation, his safety, his anticipated deliverance, was to come only from God.

And my glory - That in which I glory or boast; the source of all in me that is glorious or honorable. he gloried that there was such a God; he gloried that He was his God.

The rock of my strength - The strong rock; the refuge that cannot be successfully assailed; where I shall feel strong and secure. See the notes at Psalm 18:2.

My refuge - That to which I may flee for safety. See the notes at Psalm 46:1.

Psalm 62:7 Parallel Commentaries

Also unto thee, O Lord, belongeth mercy; for thou renderest to every man according to his work.--Psalm lxii. 12. Some of the translators make it kindness and goodness; but I presume there is no real difference among them as to the character of the word which here, in the English Bible, is translated mercy. The religious mind, however, educated upon the theories yet prevailing in the so-called religious world, must here recognize a departure from the presentation to which they have been accustomed:
George MacDonald—Unspoken Sermons

My High Tower
"He only is my rock and my salvation: He is my defence, I shall not be moved."--Ps. lxii. 6. Paul Gerhardt, 1676. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 Is God for me? I fear not, though all against me rise; I call on Christ my Saviour, the host of evil flies. My friend the Lord Almighty, and He who loves me, God, What enemy shall harm me, though coming as a flood? I know it, I believe it, I say it fearlessly, That God, the Highest, Mightiest, for ever loveth me; At all times, in all places, He standeth
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series)

But Concerning True Patience, Worthy of the Name of this virtue...
12. But concerning true patience, worthy of the name of this virtue, whence it is to be had, must now be inquired. For there are some [2650] who attribute it to the strength of the human will, not which it hath by Divine assistance, but which it hath of free-will. Now this error is a proud one: for it is the error of them which abound, of whom it is said in the Psalm, "A scornful reproof to them which abound, and a despising to the proud." [2651] It is not therefore that "patience of the poor" which
St. Augustine—On Patience

Letter xix (A. D. 1127) to Suger, Abbot of S. Denis
To Suger, Abbot of S. Denis He praises Suger, who had unexpectedly renounced the pride and luxury of the world to give himself to the modest habits of the religious life. He blames severely the clerk who devotes himself rather to the service of princes than that of God. 1. A piece of good news has reached our district; it cannot fail to do great good to whomsoever it shall have come. For who that fear God, hearing what great things He has done for your soul, do not rejoice and wonder at the great
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
Exodus 33:21
Then the LORD said, "Behold, there is a place by Me, and you shall stand there on the rock;

Psalm 3:3
But You, O LORD, are a shield about me, My glory, and the One who lifts my head.

Psalm 27:1
A Psalm of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The LORD is the defense of my life; Whom shall I dread?

Psalm 46:1
For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah, set to Alamoth. A Song. God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.

Psalm 61:3
For You have been a refuge for me, A tower of strength against the enemy.

Psalm 85:9
Surely His salvation is near to those who fear Him, That glory may dwell in our land.

Jeremiah 3:23
"Surely, the hills are a deception, A tumult on the mountains. Surely in the LORD our God Is the salvation of Israel.

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