Psalm 62:10
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New Living Translation
Don't make your living by extortion or put your hope in stealing. And if your wealth increases, don't make it the center of your life.

King James Bible
Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

Darby Bible Translation
Put not confidence in oppression, and become not vain in robbery; if wealth increase, set not your heart upon it.

World English Bible
Don't trust in oppression. Don't become vain in robbery. If riches increase, don't set your heart on them.

Young's Literal Translation
Trust not in oppression, And in robbery become not vain, Wealth -- when it increaseth -- set not the heart.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

62:10 Vain - Feeding yourselves with vain hopes of felicity, from those riches which you take from others by violence.

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Remembrance and Resolution. --Ps. Lxii.
Remembrance and Resolution.--Ps. lxii. O God! Thou art my God alone; Early to Thee my soul shall cry, A pilgrim in a land unknown, A thirsty land whose Springs are dry. Oh! that it were as it hath been, When, praying in the holy place, Thy power and glory I have seen, And mark'd the footsteps of Thy grace! Yet through this rough and thorny maze, I follow hard on Thee, my God! Thine hand unseen upholds my ways, I safely tread where Thou hast trod. Thee, in the watches of the night, When I remember
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns

Thou Shalt not Steal.
This Commandment also has a work, which embraces very many good works, and is opposed to many vices, and is called in German Mildigkeit, "benevolence;" which is a work ready to help and serve every one with one's goods. And it fights not only against theft and robbery, but against all stinting in temporal goods which men may practise toward one another: such as greed, usury, overcharging and plating wares that sell as solid, counterfeit wares, short measures and weights, and who could tell all the
Dr. Martin Luther—A Treatise on Good Works

The Heart of Man and the Heart of God
"Lord, teach us to pray."--Luke xi. 1. "Trust in Him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before Him: God is a refuge for us."--Ps. lxii. 8. EVER since the days of St. Augustine, it has been a proverb that God has made the heart of man for Himself, and that the heart of man finds no true rest till it finds its rest in God. But long before the days of St. Augustine, the Psalmist had said the same thing in the text. The heart of man, the Psalmist had said, is such that it can pour itself out
Alexander Whyte—Lord Teach Us To Pray

The Songs of the Fugitive.
The psalms which probably belong to the period of Absalom's rebellion correspond well with the impression of his spirit gathered from the historical books. Confidence in God, submission to His will, are strongly expressed in them, and we may almost discern a progress in the former respect as the rebellion grows. They flame brighter and brighter in the deepening darkness. From the lowest abyss the stars are seen most clearly. He is far more buoyant when he is an exile once more in the wilderness,
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

Cross References
Mark 10:24
This amazed them. But Jesus said again, "Dear children, it is very hard to enter the Kingdom of God.

Luke 12:15
Then he said, "Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own."

1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. And some people, craving money, have wandered from the true faith and pierced themselves with many sorrows.

1 Timothy 6:17
Teach those who are rich in this world not to be proud and not to trust in their money, which is so unreliable. Their trust should be in God, who richly gives us all we need for our enjoyment.

Job 31:25
Have I gloated about my wealth and all that I own?

Psalm 49:6
They trust in their wealth and boast of great riches.

Psalm 52:7
"Look what happens to mighty warriors who do not trust in God. They trust their wealth instead and grow more and more bold in their wickedness."

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