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Psalm 42 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Thirsting for God in Trouble and Exile.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:1 - For the music director. A [fn]Maskil of the sons of Korah.
As the deer [fn]pants for the water brooks,
So my soul [fn]pants for You, God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:2 - My soul thirsts for God, for the living God;
When shall I come and [fn]appear before God?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:3 - My tears have been my food day and night,
While they say to me all day long, “Where is your God?”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:4 - I remember these things and pour out my soul within me.
For I used to go over with the multitude and walk them to the house of God,
With a voice of joy and thanksgiving, a multitude celebrating a festival.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:5 - Why are you [fn]in despair, my soul?
And why are you restless within me?
Wait for God, for I will [fn]again praise [fn]Him
For the [fn]help of His [fn]presence, my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:6 - My soul is [fn]in despair within me;
Therefore I remember You from the land of the Jordan
And the [fn]peaks of Hermon, from Mount Mizar.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:7 - Deep calls to deep at the sound of Your waterfalls;
All Your breakers and Your waves have passed over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:8 - The LORD will send His goodness in the daytime;
And His song will be with me in the night,
A prayer to the God of my life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:9 - I will say to God my rock, “Why have You forgotten me?
Why do I go about mourning [fn]because of the oppression of the enemy?”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:10 - As a shattering of my bones, my adversaries taunt me,
While they say to me all day long, “Where is your God?”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:11 - Why are you [fn]in despair, my soul?
And why are you restless within me?
Wait for God, for I will again praise [fn]Him
For the [fn]help of His presence, my God.
NASB20 Footnotes
Possibly Contemplative; or Didactic; or Skillful Psalm
Lit longs for
Lit longs for
Some mss see the face of God
Lit dissolved away
Or still
Some ancient versions Him, the help of my face and my God
Or saving acts of
Or presence. O my God, my soul...
Or dissolved away
Lit Hermons
Or while the enemy oppresses
Or dissolved away
As in some ancient mss, cf. v 5; MT Him, the help of my face and my God
Or saving acts of
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