(A)The sun also rises, and the sun goes down,
And [a]hastens to the place where it arose.

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Footnotes

  1. Ecclesiastes 1:5 Is eager for, lit. panting

11 The (A)sun and moon stood still in their habitation;
At the light of Your arrows they went,
At the shining of Your glittering spear.

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(A)Their [a]line has gone out through all the earth,
And their words to the end of the world.

In them He has set a [b]tabernacle for the sun,
Which is like a bridegroom coming out of his chamber,
(B)And rejoices like a strong man to run its race.
Its rising is from one end of heaven,
And its circuit to the other end;
And there is nothing hidden from its heat.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 19:4 LXX, Syr., Vg. sound; Tg. business
  2. Psalm 19:4 tent

20 “Thus says the Lord: ‘If you can break My covenant with the day and My covenant with the night, so that there will not be day and night in their season,

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19 (A)He appointed the moon for seasons;
The (B)sun knows its going down.
20 (C)You make darkness, and it is night,
In which all the beasts of the forest creep about.
21 (D)The young lions roar after their prey,
And seek their food from God.
22 When the sun rises, they gather together
And lie down in their dens.
23 Man goes out to (E)his work
And to his labor until the evening.

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36 (A)His seed shall endure forever,
And his throne (B)as the sun before Me;
37 It shall be established forever like the moon,
Even like the faithful witness in the sky.” Selah

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BOOK TWO

Psalms 42–72

Yearning for God in the Midst of Distresses

To the Chief Musician. A [a]Contemplation of the sons of Korah.

42 As the deer [b]pants for the water brooks,
So pants my soul for You, O God.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 42:1 Heb. Maschil
  2. Psalm 42:1 Lit. longs for

13 So the sun stood still,
And the moon stopped,
Till the people had revenge
Upon their enemies.

(A)Is this not written in the Book of Jasher? So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and did not hasten to go down for about a whole day. 14 And there has been (B)no day like that, before it or after it, that the Lord heeded the voice of a man; for (C)the Lord fought for Israel.

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22 “While the earth (A)remains,
Seedtime and harvest,
Cold and heat,
Winter and summer,
And (B)day and night
Shall not cease.”

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