Psalm 63:3 {62:4}
Good News Translation
Your constant love is better than life itself, and so I will praise you.

New Revised Standard Version
Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you.

Contemporary English Version
Your love means more than life to me, and I praise you.

New American Bible
For your love is better than life; my lips shall ever praise you!

Douay-Rheims Bible
For thy mercy is better than lives: thee my lips will praise.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For thy mercy is better than lives: thee my lips will praise.


Psalm 4:6 The light of thy countenance, O Lord, is signed upon us: thou hast given gladness in my heart.

Psalm 21:6 For thou shalt give him to be a blessing for ever and ever: thou shalt make him joyful in gladness with thy countenance.

Psalm 30:5 For wrath is in his indignation; and life in his good will. In the evening weeping shall have place, and in the morning gladness.

Philippians 1:23 But I am straitened between two: having a desire to be dissolved and to be with Christ, a thing by far the better.

1 John 3:2 Dearly beloved, we are now the sons of God: and it hath not yet appeared what we shall be. We know that when he shall appear we shall be like to him: because we shall see him as he is.


Psalm 30:12 To the end that my glory may sing to thee, and I may not regret: O Lord my God, I will give praise to thee for ever.

Psalm 51:15 O Lord, thou wilt open my lips: and my mouth shall declare thy praise.

Psalm 66:17 I cried to him with my mouth: and I extolled him with my tongue.

Hosea 14:2 Take with you words, and return to the Lord, and say to him: Take away all iniquity, and receive the good: and we will render the calves of our lips.

Romans 6:19 I speak an human thing, because of the infirmity of your flesh. For as you have yielded your members to serve uncleanness and iniquity, unto iniquity: so now yield your members to serve justice, unto sanctification.

Romans 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercy of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, pleasing unto God, your reasonable service.

1 Corinthians 6:20 For you are bought with a great price. Glorify and bear God in your body.

Hebrews 13:15 By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise always to God, that is to say, the fruit of lips confessing to his name.

James 3:5-10 Even so the tongue is indeed a little member and boasteth great things. Behold how small a fire kindleth a great wood. . . .

Thirsting for God
2In a desert land, and where there is no way, and no water: so in the sanctuary have I come before thee, to see thy power and thy glory. 3For thy mercy is better than lives: thee my lips will praise.4Thus will I bless thee all my life long: and in thy name I will lift up my hands.…
Cross References
Psalm 69:16
Hear me, O Lord, for thy mercy is kind; look upon me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies.

Psalm 119:171
My lips shall utter a hymn, when thou shalt teach me thy justifications.

Psalm 63:2
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