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