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Psalm 42 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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BOOK TWO (Psalms 42–72)

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:1 - For the choir director: A psalm[fn] of the descendants of Korah.

As the deer longs for streams of water,
so I long for you, O God.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:2 - I thirst for God, the living God.
When can I go and stand before him?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:3 - Day and night I have only tears for food,
while my enemies continually taunt me, saying,
“Where is this God of yours?”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:4 - My heart is breaking
as I remember how it used to be:
I walked among the crowds of worshipers,
leading a great procession to the house of God,
singing for joy and giving thanks
amid the sound of a great celebration!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:5 - Why am I discouraged?
Why is my heart so sad?
I will put my hope in God!
I will praise him again—
my Savior and

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:6 - my God!
Now I am deeply discouraged,
but I will remember you—
even from distant Mount Hermon, the source of the Jordan,
from the land of Mount Mizar.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:7 - I hear the tumult of the raging seas
as your waves and surging tides sweep over me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:8 - But each day the LORD pours his unfailing love upon me,
and through each night I sing his songs,
praying to God who gives me life.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:9 - “O God my rock,” I cry,
“Why have you forgotten me?
Why must I wander around in grief,
oppressed by my enemies?”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:10 - Their taunts break my bones.
They scoff, “Where is this God of yours?”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:11 - Why am I discouraged?
Why is my heart so sad?
I will put my hope in God!
I will praise him again—
my Savior and my God!
NLT Footnotes
Hebrew maskil. This may be a literary or musical term.
NLT

Holy Bible, New Living Translation copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

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