Psalm 63[a]

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

You, God, are my God,
    earnestly I seek you;
I thirst for you,(A)
    my whole being longs for you,
in a dry and parched land
    where there is no water.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 63:1 In Hebrew texts 63:1-11 is numbered 63:2-12.
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63 O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is;

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I spread out my hands(A) to you;
    I thirst for you like a parched land.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 143:6 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here.
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I stretch forth my hands unto thee: my soul thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.

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