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Psalm 63 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

63 (0) A psalm of David, when he was in the desert of Y’hudah:

(1) O God, you are my God;
I will seek you eagerly.
My heart thirsts for you,
my body longs for you
in a land parched and exhausted,
where no water can be found.
(2) I used to contemplate you in the sanctuary,
seeing your power and glory;
(3) for your grace is better than life.
My lips will worship you.
(4) Yes, I will bless you as long as I live;
in your name I will lift up my hands.
(5) I am as satisfied as with rich food;
my mouth praises you with joy on my lips
(6) when I remember you on my bed
and meditate on you in the night watches.

(7) For you have been my help;
in the shadow of your wings I rejoice;
(8) my heart clings to you;
your right hand supports me.

10 (9) But those who seek to destroy my life —
may they go to the lowest parts of the earth.
11 (10) May they be given over to the power of the sword;
may they become prey for jackals.

12 (11) But the king will rejoice in God.
Everyone who swears by him will exult,
for the mouths of liars will be silenced.

Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

Copyright © 1998 by David H. Stern. All rights reserved.

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