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A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. 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;

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

63:1 my God. Two names for God, Elohim and El, are used in this first sentence—the first a plural form, the second singular — possibly intimating some awareness of the Godhead.

63:1 thirsteth for thee. Note that, even in a parched desert, David’s thirst was not for water, but for the Lord. His longing was not for a return to his home and throne, but for God, to know again His power and His glory (Psalm 63:2).

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