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Psalm 42 CEBA/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Just like a deer that craves streams of water, my whole being craves you, God. 1 As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God.
2 My whole being thirsts for God, for the living God. When will I come and see God's face? 2 My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God?
3 My tears have been my food both day and night, as people constantly questioned me, "Where's your God now?" 3 My tears have been my food day and night, while men say to me all day long, "Where is your God?"
4 But I remember these things as I bare my soul: how I made my way to the mighty one's abode, to God's own house, with joyous shouts and thanksgiving songs— a huge crowd celebrating the festival! 4 These things I remember as I pour out my soul: how I used to go with the multitude, leading the procession to the house of God, with shouts of joy and thanksgiving among the festive throng.
5 Why, I ask myself, are you so depressed? Why are you so upset inside? Hope in God! Because I will again give him thanks, my saving presence and my God. 5 Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and
6 My whole being is depressed. That's why I remember you from the land of Jordan and Hermon, from Mount Mizar. 6 my God. My soul is downcast within me; therefore I will remember you from the land of the Jordan, the heights of Hermon--from Mount Mizar.
7 Deep called to deep at the noise of your waterfalls; all your massive waves surged over me. 7 Deep calls to deep in the roar of your waterfalls; all your waves and breakers have swept over me.
8 By day the LORD commands his faithful love; by night his song is with me— a prayer to the God of my life. 8 By day the LORD directs his love, at night his song is with me-- a prayer to the God of my life.
9 I will say to God, my solid rock, "Why have you forgotten me? Why do I have to walk around, sad, oppressed by enemies?" 9 I say to God my Rock, "Why have you forgotten me? Why must I go about mourning, oppressed by the enemy?"
10 With my bones crushed, my foes make fun of me, constantly questioning me: "Where's your God now?" 10 My bones suffer mortal agony as my foes taunt me, saying to me all day long, "Where is your God?"
11 Why, I ask myself, are you so depressed? Why are you so upset inside? Hope in God! Because I will again give him thanks, my saving presence and my God. 11 Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.