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Psalm 63 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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My Soul Thirsts for You

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A Psalm of David. [fn]When he was in the wilderness of Judah.

O God, You are my God; I shall seek You [fn]earnestly;

My soul thirsts for You, my flesh [fn]yearns for You,

In a dry and weary land without water.

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Thus I have beheld You in the sanctuary,

To see Your power and Your glory.

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Because Your lovingkindness is better than life,

My lips will laud You.

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Thus I will bless You as long as I live;

I will lift up my hands in Your name.

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My soul is satisfied as with fatness and richness,

And my mouth offers praises with lips of joyful songs.

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When I remember You on my bed,

I meditate on You in the night watches,

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For You have been my help,

And in the shadow of Your wings I sing for joy.

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My soul clings [fn]to You;

Your right hand upholds me.

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But those who seek my [fn]life to destroy it,

Will go into the [fn]depths of the earth.

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[fn]They will be delivered over to the power of the sword;

They will be a portion for foxes.

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But the king will be glad in God;

Everyone who swears by Him will boast,

For the mouths of those who speak lies will be closed.

LSB Footnotes
1 Sam 22:5; 23:14
Lit early
Lit faints
Lit after
Lit soul
Lit lowest places
Lit They will pour him out

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