Psalm 42:1-6 NIV


Psalms 42-72

For the director of music. A "maskil" of the Sons of Korah.

1 As the deer1 pants for streams of water,2 so my soul pants3 for you, O God.

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2 My soul thirsts4 for God, for the living God.5 When can I go6 and meet with God?

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3 My tears7 have been my food day and night, while men say to me all day long, "Where is your God?"8

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4 These things I remember as I pour out my soul:9 how I used to go with the multitude, leading the procession to the house of God,10 with shouts of joy11 and thanksgiving12 among the festive throng.13

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5 Why are you downcast,14 O my soul? Why so disturbed15 within me? Put your hope in God,16 for I will yet praise17 him, my Savior18 and

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6 my God.19 Mya soul is downcast within me; therefore I will remember20 you from the land of the Jordan,21 the heights of Hermon22--from Mount Mizar.

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    • a 42:6 - ,6 A few Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Syriac; most Hebrew manuscripts "praise him for his saving help. / 6 O my God, my"