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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes
on the Whole Bible

PSALM LXIII. Chapter Overview

David's desire and esteem of God, verse 1-4.
His satisfaction, and communion with God, verse 5, 6.
His joyful dependence upon God, verse 7, 8.
His holy triumph in him, verse 9-12.
A psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.

Verse 1
Early - Heb. 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.

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Bibliography Information
Wesley, John. "Commentary on Psalm 63". "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes
on the Whole Bible". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/wen/view.cgi?book=ps&chapter=063>. 1765.