Psalms 63:3

“Because thy louing kindnes is better then life: my lips shal praise thee.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)

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Other Translations

Because thy lovingkindness [is] better than life, my lips shall praise thee.
- King James Version

Because Your lovingkindness is better than life, My lips will praise You.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, My lips shall praise thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because your mercy is better than life, my lips will give you praise.
- Basic English Bible

For thy loving-kindness is better than life: my lips shall praise thee.
- Darby Bible

Because thy loving-kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee.
- Webster's Bible

Because your loving kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise you.
- World English Bible

Because better [is] Thy kindness than life, My lips do praise Thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(63:4) For Thy lovingkindness is better than life; my lips shall praise Thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Psalms 63

  • Gail Morris
    It came as a reminder that I need to be in His Word when I awake in the morning...I am newly retired, and never have been a morning person, so morning times with God were not likely, being unable to focus early in the morning. Thank you for this reminder, that I need to spend time in the morning once I am up...God IS our sanctuary! Amen...
  • Betty Hillsman
    Great encouragement and challenge! Bless God!!
  • I love this psalm as well so comforting, and Joan if you open your Bible you will see it is a book of psalms and even in my early 1900 Bible it is the same and every psalm is a chapter, they are separated one from the other, hope this helps you to understand, they were to be considered a cluster of 5 books God Bless
  • BSP
    Life without the loyal love of Jehovah God would be nothing so we want to express our gratitude for the love that Jehovah God has shown toward us.
  • Stephen B
    Bill, you are right on. The wicked are are in full force and aiming God's people and those He has raised up. But He is still in charge, Amen!!
  • Bill
    but the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped

    In this time/age I take comfort in this part of the scripture. God is in control

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