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Ps 62 :

A song of trust displaying serenity from experiencing God's power (the refrains of 2–3 and 6–7) and anger toward unjust enemies (4–5). From the experience of being rescued, the psalmist can teach others to trust in God (10–13).

62, 1 :

‘Al Jeduthun: apparently the Hebrew name for the melody.

62, 10 :

On a balance they rise: precious objects were weighed by balancing two pans suspended from a beam. The lighter pan rises.

62, 12 :

One thing … two things: parallelism of numbers for the sake of variation, a common device in Semitic poetry. One should not literally add up the numbers. Cf Am 1, 3; PRv 6, 16–19; 30, 15 . 18. 21.

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