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Psalm 63 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Praise God Who Satisfies

A psalm of David. When he was in the Wilderness of Judah.

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God, you are my God; I eagerly seek you.

I thirst for you;

my body faints for you

in a land that is dry, desolate, and without water.

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So I gaze on you in the sanctuary

to see your strength and your glory.

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My lips will glorify you

because your faithful love is better than life.

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So I will bless you as long as I live;

at your name, I will lift up my hands.

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You satisfy me as with rich food;[fn]

my mouth will praise you with joyful lips.

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When I think of you as I lie on my bed,

I meditate on you during the night watches

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because you are my helper;

I will rejoice in the shadow of your wings.

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I follow close to you;

your right hand holds on to me.

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But those who intend to destroy my life

will go into the depths of the earth.

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They will be given over to the power of the sword;

they will become a meal for jackals.

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But the king will rejoice in God;

all who swear by him will boast,

for the mouths of liars will be shut.

CSB Footnotes
Lit with fat and fatness

Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017, 2020 by Holman Bible Publishers.

Additional information is provided here.

For more information on this translation, see the CSB Preface.

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