New American Standard Bible
He only is my rock and my salvation, My stronghold; I shall not be shaken.
King James Bible
He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved.
Darby Bible Translation
He only is my rock and my salvation; my high fortress: I shall not be moved.
World English Bible
He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress. I will not be shaken.
Young's Literal Translation
Only -- He is my rock and my salvation, My tower, I am not moved.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He only is my rock ... - See the notes at Psalm 62:2. The only difference between this verse and Psalm 62:2 is, that in this verse the word "greatly" is omitted. The psalmist declares here in the most absolute manner, that he shall not be "moved" at all. In Psalm 62:2, he said that he would not be "greatly moved;" his mind would not be much or materially disturbed. The language here indicates more entire confidence - more certain conviction - showing that the slight apprehension or fear which existed in the beginning of the psalm, had been wholly dissipated, and that his mind had become perfectly calm.
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
But Concerning True Patience, Worthy of the Name of this virtue...
Letter xix (A. D. 1127) to Suger, Abbot of S. Denis
Now as for me, I said in my prosperity, "I will never be moved."
He only is my rock and my salvation, My stronghold; I shall not be greatly shaken.
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