34 (A)Blessed is the man who listens to me,
Watching daily at my gates,
Waiting at the posts of my doors.

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34 (A)Blessed is the person who listens to me,
Watching daily at my gates,
Waiting at my doorposts.

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34 Blessed are those who listen(A) to me,
    watching daily at my doors,
    waiting at my doorway.

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For since the beginning of the world
(A)Men have not heard nor perceived by the ear,
Nor has the eye seen any God besides You,
Who acts for the one who waits for Him.

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For from days of old (A)they have not heard or perceived by ear,
Nor has the eye seen a God besides You,
Who acts in behalf of one who (B)waits for Him.

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Since ancient times no one has heard,
    no ear has perceived,
no eye has seen any God besides you,(A)
    who acts on behalf of those who wait for him.(B)

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That is, the Lord God of hosts.
The Lord is His (A)memorable name.
(B)So you, by the help of your God, return;
Observe mercy and justice,
And wait on your God continually.

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And the Lord, the God of armies,
The Lord is His [a](A)name.
So as for you, (B)return to your God,
(C)Maintain [b]kindness and justice,
And (D)wait for your God continually.

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  1. Hosea 12:5 Lit invocation
  2. Hosea 12:6 Or loyalty

the Lord God Almighty,
    the Lord is his name!(A)
But you must return(B) to your God;
    maintain love and justice,(C)
    and wait for your God always.(D)

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31 But those who (A)wait on the Lord
(B)Shall renew their strength;
They shall mount up with wings like eagles,
They shall run and not be weary,
They shall walk and not faint.

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31 Yet those who [a]wait for the Lord
Will (A)gain new strength;
They will [b](B)mount up with wings like eagles,
They will run and not get tired,
They will walk and not become weary.

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  1. Isaiah 40:31 Or hope in
  2. Isaiah 40:31 Or sprout wings

31 but those who hope(A) in the Lord
    will renew their strength.(B)
They will soar on wings like eagles;(C)
    they will run and not grow weary,
    they will walk and not be faint.(D)

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25 The Lord is good to those who (A)wait for Him,
To the soul who seeks Him.

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25 The Lord is good to those who [a](A)await Him,
To the [b]person who (B)seeks Him.

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  1. Lamentations 3:25 Or hope in
  2. Lamentations 3:25 Lit soul

25 The Lord is good to those whose hope is in him,
    to the one who seeks him;(A)

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A Calm Resolve to Wait for the Salvation of God

To the Chief Musician. To (A)Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.

62 Truly (B)my soul silently waits for God;
From Him comes my salvation.

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God Alone a Refuge from Treachery and Oppression.

For the music director; [a]according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.

62 (A)My soul waits in silence for God alone;
From Him (B)comes my salvation.

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  1. Psalm 62 Title Cf. 1 Chr 16:41; 25:1; Ps 39 and 77 titles

Psalm 62[a]

For the director of music. For Jeduthun. A psalm of David.

Truly my soul finds rest(A) in God;(B)
    my salvation comes from him.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 62:1 In Hebrew texts 62:1-12 is numbered 62:2-13.

14 (A)Wait[a] on the Lord;
Be of good courage,
And He shall strengthen your heart;
Wait, I say, on the Lord!

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  1. Psalm 27:14 Wait in faith

14 (A)Wait for the Lord;
Be (B)strong and let your heart take courage;
Yes, wait for the Lord.

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