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Psalms 63

Introduction

Overview

Psalms 63:1, David’s thirst for God; Psalms 63:4, His manner of blessing God; Psalms 63:9, His confidence of his enemies’ destruction, and his own safety.

1 Samuel 22:5, 1 Samuel 23:14-16, 1 Samuel 23:23-25, 1 Samuel 26:1-3; 2 Samuel 15:28

Verse 1

thou: Psalms 31:14, Psalms 42:11, Psalms 91:2, Psalms 118:28, Psalms 143:10, Exodus 15:2, Jeremiah 31:1, Jeremiah 31:33, Zechariah 13:9, John 20:17

early: Psalms 5:3, Psalms 78:34, Job 8:5, Proverbs 1:27, Proverbs 1:28, Proverbs 8:17, Song of Solomon 3:1-3, Hosea 5:15, Matthew 6:33

soul: Psalms 42:1, Psalms 42:2, Psalms 84:2, Psalms 119:81, Psalms 143:6, John 7:37, Revelation 7:16, Revelation 7:17

flesh: Psalms 102:3-5, Song of Solomon 5:8

dry and thirsty land, where no water is: Heb. weary land without water, Exodus 17:3, Isaiah 32:2, Isaiah 35:7, Isaiah 41:18, Matthew 12:43

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:15 - the water Genesis 34:8 - The soul Deuteronomy 12:20 - I will Deuteronomy 18:6 - and come with 1 Samuel 23:29 - General 2 Samuel 15:25 - he will bring 2 Samuel 23:5 - desire 2 Samuel 23:15 - longed 1 Kings 1:36 - the Lord 1 Chronicles 11:17 - of the water 1 Chronicles 16:14 - the Lord Nehemiah 6:14 - My God Psalms 8:1 - our Psalms 27:8 - Thy Psalms 65:9 - and waterest it Psalms 73:26 - flesh Psalms 119:20 - soul Psalms 119:148 - eyes Psalms 122:1 - was glad Proverbs 25:25 - cold Song of Solomon 2:5 - Stay Song of Solomon 2:16 - beloved Song of Solomon 8:6 - love Isaiah 26:8 - we Isaiah 26:9 - my spirit Isaiah 41:17 - seek Isaiah 44:3 - dry ground Isaiah 55:1 - every Ezekiel 19:13 - in a dry Hosea 13:5 - great drought Amos 8:13 - General Zephaniah 3:18 - sorrowful Matthew 5:6 - are Matthew 17:4 - it is Luke 6:21 - for ye shall be Luke 11:24 - dry Philippians 3:12 - I follow 1 Thessalonians 2:17 - endeavoured

Verse 2

To see: Psalms 27:4, Psalms 78:61, Psalms 105:4, Psalms 145:11, Exodus 33:18, Exodus 33:19, 1 Samuel 4:21, 1 Samuel 4:22, 1 Chronicles 16:11, 2 Corinthians 4:4-6

in the: Psalms 68:24, Psalms 73:17, Psalms 73:18, Psalms 77:13, Psalms 77:14, Psalms 84:2-11, Psalms 96:6, Psalms 134:2, Isaiah 60:13

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 18:6 - and come with 2 Samuel 15:25 - he will bring 1 Chronicles 16:27 - Glory 2 Chronicles 30:8 - enter into Psalms 4:7 - put Psalms 21:6 - made him exceeding glad Psalms 26:8 - where Psalms 27:8 - Thy Psalms 29:9 - discovereth Psalms 42:1 - so panteth Psalms 48:9 - in the Psalms 84:10 - For Song of Solomon 2:4 - brought Isaiah 41:17 - seek Zephaniah 3:18 - sorrowful Matthew 5:6 - are Luke 9:33 - it is John 11:40 - see John 14:8 - show Romans 9:4 - and the glory 2 Corinthians 4:6 - the light Colossians 1:11 - his

Verse 3

Because: Psalms 4:6, Psalms 21:6, Psalms 30:5, Philippians 1:23, 1 John 3:2

lips: Psalms 30:12, Psalms 51:15, Psalms 66:17, Hosea 14:2, Romans 6:19, Romans 12:1, 1 Corinthians 6:20, Hebrews 13:15, James 3:5-10

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 26:11 - rejoice 1 Chronicles 16:27 - Glory Psalms 26:8 - where Psalms 48:9 - lovingkindness Psalms 69:16 - for thy Psalms 73:25 - Whom Psalms 81:15 - submitted themselves Psalms 90:14 - satisfy Psalms 96:6 - Honour Psalms 109:21 - thy mercy Psalms 147:1 - for it is good Proverbs 3:15 - all Proverbs 3:17 - ways of Song of Solomon 1:2 - thy love Song of Solomon 7:12 - there will I give thee Isaiah 63:7 - mention Ephesians 5:18 - but

Verse 4

Thus: Psalms 104:33, Psalms 145:1-3, Psalms 146:1, Psalms 146:2

I will lift: Psalms 134:2, 1 Kings 8:22-66, Habakkuk 3:10

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 6:12 - spread forth Nehemiah 8:6 - with lifting Psalms 28:2 - when Psalms 100:2 - Serve Psalms 141:2 - the lifting Lamentations 2:19 - lift up Lamentations 3:41 - with Luke 18:30 - manifold more Colossians 3:16 - singing James 3:9 - bless

Verse 5

my soul: Psalms 17:15, Psalms 36:7-9, Psalms 65:4, Psalms 104:34, Song of Solomon 1:4, Isaiah 25:6, Jeremiah 31:4

marrow: Heb. fatness

with joyful: Psalms 43:4, Psalms 71:23, Psalms 118:14, Psalms 118:15, Psalms 135:3, Psalms 149:1-3, Ezra 3:11-13, Revelation 19:5-7

Reciprocal: Job 36:16 - full Psalms 19:10 - sweeter Psalms 25:13 - dwell at ease Psalms 34:8 - taste Psalms 36:8 - abundantly Psalms 94:19 - General Psalms 100:2 - Serve Psalms 103:1 - all that Psalms 103:5 - satisfieth Psalms 119:103 - sweet Psalms 149:5 - sing Proverbs 12:14 - satisfied Ecclesiastes 1:8 - the eye Isaiah 55:2 - eat Jeremiah 31:14 - my people Matthew 5:6 - for Luke 1:51 - showed Luke 15:23 - the fatted Luke 18:30 - manifold more John 4:32 - I have Acts 2:26 - my tongue 1 Peter 2:3 - General

Verse 6

Psalms 42:8, Psalms 77:4-6, Psalms 119:55, Psalms 119:147, Psalms 119:148, Psalms 139:17, Psalms 139:18, Psalms 149:5, Song of Solomon 3:1, Song of Solomon 3:2, Song of Solomon 5:2, Lamentations 2:19

Reciprocal: Psalms 4:4 - commune Psalms 16:7 - in the Psalms 94:19 - General Psalms 104:34 - meditation Psalms 130:6 - waiteth Isaiah 21:8 - I stand Isaiah 26:9 - have I 1 Timothy 4:15 - Meditate

Verse 7

Because: Psalms 54:3, Psalms 54:4

therefore: Psalms 5:11, Psalms 21:1, Psalms 57:1, Psalms 61:4, 1 Samuel 17:37, 2 Corinthians 1:10

Reciprocal: Ruth 2:12 - wings Psalms 17:8 - hide Psalms 36:7 - put their Psalms 139:18 - when I awake Isaiah 18:1 - shadowing Isaiah 26:9 - have I Matthew 23:37 - even Hebrews 13:6 - The Lord

Verse 8

My soul: etc. "My soul cleaveth davekah after Thee;" which not only shews the diligence of the pursuit, and the nearness of the attainment, but the fast hold he had of the mercy of God.

followeth: Psalms 73:25, Psalms 143:6, Psalms 143:7, Genesis 32:26-28, 2 Chronicles 31:21, Song of Solomon 3:2, Isaiah 26:9, Matthew 11:12, Luke 13:24, Luke 18:5-7

thy: Psalms 18:35, Psalms 37:24, Psalms 73:23, Psalms 94:18, Song of Solomon 2:6, Isaiah 41:10, Isaiah 42:1, Philippians 2:12, Philippians 2:13, Colossians 1:29

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:4 - General Psalms 37:17 - Lord Psalms 55:22 - Cast Psalms 119:116 - Uphold Psalms 138:3 - strengthenedst Psalms 139:10 - General Song of Solomon 2:5 - Stay Song of Solomon 8:5 - leaning Isaiah 41:13 - will hold Matthew 19:5 - cleave Philippians 3:12 - I follow 1 Timothy 6:12 - lay

Verse 9

seek: Psalms 35:4, Psalms 35:26, Psalms 38:12, Psalms 40:14, Psalms 70:2, 1 Samuel 25:29

go: Psalms 9:17, Psalms 55:15, Psalms 55:23, Psalms 86:13, Numbers 16:30-33, 1 Samuel 28:19, Job 40:13, Isaiah 14:9, Isaiah 14:15, Isaiah 14:19, Isaiah 14:19, Ezekiel 32:18-32, Acts 1:25

Reciprocal: Joshua 10:25 - Fear not 2 Samuel 4:8 - sought 2 Samuel 18:9 - taken up Psalms 139:15 - in the lowest Ezekiel 31:14 - the nether Matthew 12:40 - in the heart Ephesians 4:9 - the lower

Verse 10

They shall fall: etc. Heb. They shall make him run out, like water, by the hands of the sword, 1 Samuel 26:10, 1 Samuel 31:1-6, Jeremiah 18:21, Ezekiel 35:5

a portion: Song of Solomon 2:15, Ezekiel 39:4, Ezekiel 39:17-20, Revelation 19:17, Revelation 19:18

Reciprocal: Judges 15:4 - caught three 2 Samuel 4:8 - sought 2 Samuel 18:9 - taken up Ezekiel 31:14 - the nether Ezekiel 32:4 - General

Verse 11

But: etc. David shall come to the kingdom according to the promise of God.

the king: Psalms 2:6, Psalms 21:1, 1 Samuel 23:17, 1 Samuel 24:20

sweareth: Deuteronomy 6:13, Isaiah 19:18, Isaiah 45:23, Isaiah 65:16, Zephaniah 1:5, Hebrews 6:13

the mouth: Psalms 31:18, Romans 3:19, Titus 1:10, Titus 1:11

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 10:20 - swear 2 Kings 5:26 - he said Job 5:16 - and Psalms 4:2 - leasing Psalms 107:42 - iniquity Proverbs 10:31 - the froward Isaiah 48:1 - which swear

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 63". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-63.html.