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Psalm 42 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Thirsting for God in Trouble and Exile.

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For the Chief Musician. Maschil of the sons of Korah.
As the hart panteth after the water brooks,
So panteth my soul after thee, O God.

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My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God:
When shall I come and appear before God?

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My tears have been my food day and night,
While they continually say unto me, Where is thy God?

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These things I remember, and pour out my soul within me,
How I went with the throng, and led them to the house of God,
With the voice of joy and praise, a multitude keeping holyday.

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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
For the help of his countenance.

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O my God, my soul is cast down within me:
Therefore do I remember thee from the land of the Jordan,
And the Hermons, from the hill Mizar.

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Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterfalls:
All thy waves and thy billows are gone over me.

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Yet Jehovah will command his lovingkindness in the day-time;
And in the night his song shall be with me,
Even a prayer unto the God of my life.

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I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me?
Why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

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As with a sword in my bones, mine adversaries reproach me,
While they continually say unto me, Where is thy God?

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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 help of my countenance, and my God.
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Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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