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

1 aYou, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water.
References for Psalms 63:1
    • Ą 63:1 - In Hebrew texts 63:1-11 is numbered 63:2-12.
      2 I have seen you in the sanctuary and beheld your power and your glory.
      References for Psalms 63:2
      3 Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you.
      References for Psalms 63:3
      4 I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands.
      5 I will be fully satisfied as with the richest of foods; with singing lips my mouth will praise you.
      References for Psalms 63:5
      6 On my bed I remember you; I think of you through the watches of the night.
      7 Because you are my help, I sing in the shadow of your wings.
      References for Psalms 63:7
      8 I cling to you; your right hand upholds me.
      References for Psalms 63:8
      9 Those who want to kill me will be destroyed; they will go down to the depths of the earth.