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The second book of Psalms, song 63, New English Translation

Psalm 63

   A psalm of David, written when he was in the Judean wilderness.
   1 O God, you are my God! I long for you! My soul thirsts for you, my flesh yearns for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water.
   2 Yes, in the sanctuary I have seen you, and witnessed your power and splendor.
   3 Because experiencing your loyal love is better than life itself, my lips will praise you.
   4 For this reason I will praise you while I live; in your name I will lift up my hands.
   5 As if with choice meat you satisfy my soul. My mouth joyfully praises you,
   6 whenever I remember you on my bed, and think about you during the nighttime hours.
   7 For you are my deliverer; under your wings I rejoice.
   8 My soul pursues you; your right hand upholds me.
   9 Enemies seek to destroy my life, but they will descend into the depths of the earth.
   10 Each one will be handed over to the sword; their corpses will be eaten by jackals.
   11 But the king will rejoice in God; everyone who takes oaths in his name will boast, for the mouths of those who speak lies will be shut up.

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