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Psalm 42 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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BOOK II
(Psalms 42–72)
Longing for God

For the choir director. A Maskil of the sons of Korah.

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As a deer longs for flowing streams,

so I long for you, God.

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I thirst for God, the living God.

When can I come and appear before God?

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My tears have been my food day and night,

while all day long people say to me,

“Where is your God? ”

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I remember this as I pour out my heart:

how I walked with many,

leading the festive procession to the house of God,

with joyful and thankful shouts.

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Why, my soul, are you so dejected?

Why are you in such turmoil?

Put your hope in God, for I will still praise him,

my Savior and my God.

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I[fn] am deeply depressed;

therefore I remember you from the land of Jordan

and the peaks of Hermon, from Mount Mizar.

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Deep calls to deep in the roar of your waterfalls;

all your breakers and your billows have swept over me.

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The LORD will send his faithful love by day;

his song will be with me in the night —

a prayer to the God of my life.

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I will say to God, my rock,

“Why have you forgotten me?

Why must I go about in sorrow

because of the enemy’s oppression? ”

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My adversaries taunt me,

as if crushing my bones,

while all day long they say to me,

“Where is your God? ”

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Why, my soul, are you so dejected?

Why are you in such turmoil?

Put your hope in God, for I will still praise him,

my Savior and my God.

CSB Footnotes
Some Hb mss, LXX, Syr; other Hb mss read him, the salvation of his presence. [6]My God, I
CSB

Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017 by Holman Bible Publishers.

Additional information is provided here.

CSB Front Matter also provided.

 
 
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