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Book of Psalms
the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth
my soul after thee, O God.
42:2 My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God:
when shall I come and appear before God?
42:3 My tears have been my meat day and night, while
they continually say unto me, Where is thy God?
42:4 When I remember these things, I pour out my
soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I
went with them to the house of God, with the voice
of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept
42:5 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art
thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall
yet praise him for the help of his countenance.
42:6 O my God, my soul is cast down within me:
therefore will I remember thee from the land of
Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar.
42:7 Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy
waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone
42:8 Yet the LORD will command his lovingkindness in
the day time, and in the night his song shall be
with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life.
42:9 I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou
forgotten me? why go I mourning because of the
oppression of the enemy?
42:10 As with a sword in my bones, mine enemies
reproach me; while they say daily unto me, Where is
42:11 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 health of my
countenance, and my God.
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Summary of Psalm 42
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Summary of this Psalm
The prophet aspireth
after the temple and altar of God.
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