As the hartpanteth after the waterbrooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.2
My soulthirsteth for God, for the livingGod: when shall I come and appearbeforeGod?3
My tears have been my meatday and night, while they continuallysay unto me, Where is thy God?4
When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday .
Why art thou cast down , O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.6
O my God, my soul is cast down within me: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hillaMizar.7Deepcalleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me.
Yet the LORD will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life.9
I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy ?
As with a swordb in my bones, mine enemiesreproach me; while they saydaily unto me, Where is thy God?11
Why art thou cast down , O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.