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Psalm 63 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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The Thirsting Soul satisfied in God.

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A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.
O God, thou art my God; earnestly will I seek thee:
My soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee,
In a dry and weary land, where no water is.
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So have I looked upon thee in the sanctuary,
To see thy power and thy glory.
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Because thy lovingkindness is better than life,
My lips shall praise thee.
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So will I bless thee while I live:
I will lift up my hands in thy name.
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My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness;
And my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips;
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When I remember thee upon my bed,
And meditate on thee in the night-watches.
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For thou hast been my help,
And in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice.
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My soul followeth hard after thee:
Thy right hand upholdeth me.
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But those that seek my soul, to destroy it,
Shall go into the lower parts of the earth.
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They shall be given over to the power of the sword:
They shall be a portion for foxes.
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But the king shall rejoice in God:
Every one that sweareth by him shall glory;
For the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

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