Psalms 42:5-6

5 Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.
6 My soul is downcast within me; therefore I will remember you from the land of the Jordan, the heights of Hermon—from Mount Mizar.

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Psalms 42:5-6 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 42:5-6 In-Context

3 My tears have been my food day and night, while people say to me all day long, “Where is your God?”
4 These things I remember as I pour out my soul: how I used to go to the house of God under the protection of the Mighty Onewith shouts of joy and praise among the festive throng.
5 Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.
6 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 in the roar of your waterfalls; all your waves and breakers have swept over me.
8 By day the LORD directs his love, at night his song is with me— a prayer to the God of my life.

Cross References 9

  • 1. Psalms 38:6; Psalms 77:3; Lamentations 3:20; Matthew 26:38
  • 2. S Job 20:2
  • 3. S Psalms 25:5; S Psalms 71:14; Lamentations 3:24
  • 4. Psalms 9:1
  • 5. Psalms 18:46; Psalms 44:3
  • 6. ver 11; Psalms 43:5
  • 7. Psalms 63:6; Psalms 77:11
  • 8. Genesis 13:10; S Numbers 13:29
  • 9. S Deuteronomy 3:8; S Deuteronomy 4:48