God Satisfies the Thirsting Soul
A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.#2 Sam 15.23,28.
1O 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;
2to see thy power and thy glory,
so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary.
3Because thy loving-kindness is better than life,
my lips shall praise thee.
4Thus will I bless thee while I live:
I will lift up my hands in thy name.
5My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness;
and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips:
6when I remember thee upon my bed,
and meditate on thee in the night watches.
7Because thou hast been my help,
therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice.
8My soul followeth hard after thee:
thy right hand upholdeth me.
9But those that seek my soul, to destroy it,
shall go into the lower parts of the earth.
10They shall fall by the sword:
they shall be a portion for foxes.
11But the king shall rejoice in God;
every one that sweareth by him shall glory:
but the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.