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;
A. M. 2943. B.C. 1061. (Title.) when
dry and thirsty land, where no water is
Heb. weary land without water.
To see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary.
Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee.
Thus will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy name.
I will lift
My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips:
Heb. fatness. with joyful.
When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches.
Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice.
My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me.
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.
But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth.
They shall fall by the sword: they shall be a portion for foxes.
They shall fall, etc
Heb. They shall make him run out, like water, by the hands of the sword.
But 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.
David shall come to the kingdom according to the promise of God.