Psalm 63 CSB

Praise God Who Satisfies

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

1 God, You are my God; I eagerly seek You.a I thirst for You;b my body faints for You in a land that is dry, desolate, and without water.

References for Psalms 63:1

    • b 63:1 - Ps 78:34; Isa 26:9; Hs 5:15
    • c 63:1 - Ps 42:2; Isa 55:1
      2 So I gaze on You in the sanctuary to see Your strength and Your glory.c

      References for Psalms 63:2

        • d 63:2 - Ps 17:15; 27:4; Jb 19:26-27
          3 My lips will glorify You because Your faithful love is better than life.
          4 So I will praise You as long as I live; at Your name, I will lift up my hands.d

          References for Psalms 63:4

              5 You satisfy me as with rich food;e f my mouth will praise You with joyful lips.

              References for Psalms 63:5

                • f 63:5 - Lit with fat and fatness
                • g 63:5 - Pr 13:25; Jr 50:19
                  6 When, on my bed, I think of You,g I meditate on You during the night watchesh

                  References for Psalms 63:6

                    • h 63:6 - Ps 42:6; Isa 64:5; Jr 20:9
                    • i 63:6 - Ps 119:148; Lm 2:19
                      7 because You are my help;i I will rejoice in the shadow of Your wings.j

                      References for Psalms 63:7

                        • j 63:7 - Ps 27:9; 40:17; 46:1
                        • k 63:7 - Ps 17:8; 36:7; 57:1
                          8 I follow close to You; Your right hand holds on to me.
                          9 But those who seek to destroy my life will go into the depths of the earth.k

                          References for Psalms 63:9

                            • l 63:9 - Ps 86:13; Ezk 26:20; 31:14-18
                              10 They will be given over to the power of the sword;l they will become the jackals' prey.

                              References for Psalms 63:10

                                • m 63:10 - Jr 18:21; Ezk 35:5
                                  11 But the king will rejoice in God; all who swear by Himm will boast,n for the mouths of liars will be shut.

                                  References for Psalms 63:11

                                    • n 63:11 - Or him, referring to the king; 1 Sm 17:55; 2 Sm 14:19
                                    • o 63:11 - Ps 34:2; 1 Ch 16:10; Isa 41:16