Psalms 63:9

“But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But those that seeke my soule to destroy it, shall goe into the lower parts of the earth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But those who seek my life to destroy it, Will go into the depths of the earth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, Shall go into the lower parts of the earth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But those whose desire is my soul's destruction will go down to the lower parts of the earth.
- Basic English Bible

But those that seek my soul, to destroy [it], shall go into the lower parts of the earth;
- Darby Bible

But those that seek my soul to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth.
- Webster's Bible

But those who seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth.
- World English Bible

And they who for desolation seek my soul, Go in to the lower parts of the earth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(63:10) But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the nethermost parts of the earth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 63:9


63:9 Shall go - Into the grave.


Discussion for Psalms 63

  • Allen Radford
    While he was in the wilderness of Judah....may we all learn to worship Almighty God even when it seems we're in our own wilderness....we cannot forget,He made the wilderness too....
  • Mary
    This psalms encourages me to persue more after God knowing that as I go harder after God he is with me no matter where I find my self that God is always with me,because truly his love and kindness is my life and the importance of making adquite time in The Presence of God in the Mornings.
  • A disciple
    "O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsts for thee, my flesh longs for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is; to see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary." Being a man anointed and mightily filled with the Holy Spirit; while David camped in the desert, he could use the experience as a spiritual instruction for his hidden life in God.
  • Hazel
    I see my self in this Psalms I feel am speaking to the father about my self, and I thank him for every Blessing that he has bestowed upon me.
  • Pam Davidson
    But the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped
  • Wayne Dent
    Eternity lived separate from our father Would be so miserable. The joy of experiencing His loving kindness now is unsurpassed.

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