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Psalm 63 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The Thirsting Soul Satisfied in God.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:1 - A Psalm of David, [fn]when he was in the wilderness of Judah.
God, You are my God; I shall be watching for You;
My soul thirsts for You, my flesh yearns for You,
In a dry and exhausted land where there is no water.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:2 - So have I seen You in the sanctuary,
To see Your power and glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:3 - Because Your [fn]favor is better than life,
My lips will praise You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:4 - So I will bless You as long as I live;
I will lift up my hands in Your name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:5 - My soul is satisfied as with fat and fatness,
And my mouth offers praises with joyful lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:6 - When I remember You on my bed,
I meditate on You in the night watches,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:7 - For You have been my help,
And in the shadow of Your wings I sing for joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:8 - My soul clings [fn]to You;
Your right hand takes hold of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:9 - But those who seek my [fn]life to destroy it,
Will go into the [fn]depths of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:10 - [fn]They will be [fn]turned over to the power of the sword;
They will be a [fn]prey for foxes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:11 - But the king will rejoice in God;
Everyone who swears by Him will boast,
For the mouths of those who speak lies will be stopped.
NASB20 Footnotes
1 Sam 22:5; 23:14
Or faithfulness
Lit after
Lit soul
Lit lowest places
Lit They will pour him out
Lit poured out by
Lit portion

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