PS 63 David's desire and esteem of God, ver. 1-4. His satisfaction, and communion with God, ver. 5, 6. His joyful dependence upon God, ver. 7,
8. His holy triumph in him, ver. 9-12. A psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.
Verse 1. Early - Hebrew. in the morning, Which implies the doing it with diligence and speed. Thirsteth - For the enjoyment of thee in thy house and ordinances. Flesh - The desire of my soul, is so vehement, that my very body feels the effects of it. No water - In a land where I want the refreshing waters of the sanctuary.
Verse 2. To see - To enjoy. Power - The powerful and glorious effects of thy gracious presence.
Verse 5. Satisfied - When thou shalt fulfil my earnest desire of enjoying thee in the sanctuary.
Verse 9. Shall go - Into the grave.
Verse 10. Foxes - Their carcases shall become a prey to wild and ravenous creatures.
Verse 11. The king - I who am already anointed king. Every one - That sweareth by the name of God, in truth, and judgment, and righteousness. Every sincere servant and worshipper of God. Shall glory - Shall rejoice in my deliverance.