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Psalm 42 HNV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 <> As the deer pants for the water brooks, So pants my soul after you, God. 1 As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God.
2 My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God? 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 day and night, While they continually ask me, "Where is your God?" 3 My tears have been my food day and night, while men say to me all day long, "Where is your God?"
4 These things I remember, and pour out my soul within me, How I used to go with the crowd, and led them to the house of God, With the voice of joy and praise, a multitude keeping a holy day. 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 are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God! For I shall still praise him for the saving help of his presence. 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 God, my soul is in despair within me. Therefore I remember you from the land of the Yarden, The heights of Hermon, from the hill Mitz`ar. 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 calls to deep at the noise of your waterfalls. All your waves and your billows have swept over me. 7 Deep calls to deep in the roar of your waterfalls; all your waves and breakers have swept over me.
8 The LORD will command his lovingkindness in the daytime. In the night his song shall be 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 ask God, my rock, "Why have you forgotten me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?" 9 I say to God my Rock, "Why have you forgotten me? Why must I go about mourning, oppressed by the enemy?"
10 As with a sword in my bones, my adversaries reproach me, While they continually ask me, "Where is your God?" 10 My bones suffer mortal agony as my foes taunt me, saying to me all day long, "Where is your God?"
11 Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God! For I shall still praise him, The saving help of my countenance, 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.