The Thirsting Soul Satisfied in God.

1 A Psalm of David, (a)when he was in the wilderness of Judah.
O God, (A)You are my God; I shall seek You (b)earnestly;
My soul (B)thirsts for You, my flesh (c)yearns for You,
In a (C)dry and weary land where there is no water.
Thus I have (D)seen You in the sanctuary,
To see Your power and Your glory.
Because Your (E)lovingkindness is better than life,
My lips will praise You.
So I will bless You (F)as long as I live;
I will (G)lift up my hands in Your name.
My soul is (H)satisfied as with (d)marrow and fatness,
And my mouth offers (I)praises with joyful lips.
When I remember You (J)on my bed,
I meditate on You in the (K)night watches,
For (L)You have been my help,
And in the (M)shadow of Your wings I sing for joy.
My soul (N)clings (e)to You;
Your (O)right hand upholds me.
But those who (P)seek my (f)life to destroy it,
Will go into the (g)(Q)depths of the earth.
(h)They will be (i)(R)delivered over to the power of the sword;
They will be a (j)(S)prey for foxes.
But the (T)king will rejoice in God;
Everyone who (U)swears by Him will glory,
For the (V)mouths of those who speak lies will be stopped.


a. Psalm 63:1: ['1 Sam 22:5; 23:14']
b. Psalm 63:1: ['Lit ', early]
c. Psalm 63:1: ['Lit ', faints]
d. Psalm 63:5: ['Lit ', fat]
e. Psalm 63:8: ['Lit ', after]
f. Psalm 63:9: ['Lit ', soul]
g. Psalm 63:9: ['Lit ', lowest places]
h. Psalm 63:10: ['Lit ', They will pour him out]
i. Psalm 63:10: ['Lit ', poured out by]
j. Psalm 63:10: ['Lit ', portion]

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