my salvation comes from him.
Would all of you throw me down—
this leaning wall,x this tottering fence?
from my lofty place;
they take delight in lies.
With their mouths they bless,
5 Yes, my soul, find rest in God;z
my hope comes from him.
he is my fortress, I will not be shaken.
7 My salvation and my honor depend on Godc;
he is my mighty rock, my refuge.a
8 Trust in him at all times, you people;b
pour out your hearts to him,c
for God is our refuge.
the highborn are but a lie.
If weighed on a balance,f they are nothing;
together they are only a breath.
10 Do not trust in extortiong
or put vain hope in stolen goods;h
though your riches increase,
do not set your heart on them.i
two things I have heard:
“Power belongs to you, God,j
12 and with you, Lord, is unfailing love”;k
and, “You reward everyone
according to what they have done.”l
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