Ps 62:1
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     Truly {a} my soul waiteth upon God: from him [cometh] my

     (a) Though Satan tempted him to murmur against God, yet he
         bridled his affections, and resting on God's promise.

Ps 62:2
62:2 {b} He only [is] my rock and my salvation; [he is] my
     defence; I shall not be greatly moved.

     (b) It appears by the often repetition of this word, that
         the prophet endured many temptations by resting on God
         and by patience he overcame them all.

Ps 62:3
62:3 How long will ye imagine mischief against a {c} man?  ye
     shall be slain all of you: as a {d} bowing wall [shall ye
     be, and as] a tottering fence.

     (c) He means himself, being the man whom God had appointed
         to the kingdom.
     (d) Though you seem to be in honour, yet God will suddenly
         destroy you.

Ps 62:5
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.

Ps 62:7
62:7 In God [is] my salvation and my {f} glory: the rock of my
     strength, [and] my refuge, [is] in God.

     (f) These vehement and often repetitions were necessary to
         strengthen his faith against the horrible assault of

Ps 62:8
62:8 Trust in him at all times; [ye] people, {g} pour out your
     heart before him: God [is] a refuge for us. Selah.

     (g) He admonishes us of our wicked nature, which would
         rather hide our sorrow and bite the bridle, than utter
         our grief to God to obtain remedy.

Ps 62:10
62:10 Trust not in oppression, and {h} become not vain in
      robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart [upon

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

Ps 62:11
62:11 God hath spoken {i} once; twice have I heard this; that
      power [belongeth] unto God.

      (i) He has plainly born witness to his power, so that no
          one needs to doubt it.

Ps 62:12
62:12 Also unto thee, O Lord, [belongeth] mercy: for thou {k}
      renderest to every man according to his work.

      (k) So that the wicked will feel your power, and the godly
          your mercy.

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