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Psalm 42:1-2 International Standard Version (ISV)

BOOK II (Psalms 42-72)

To the Director: An instruction[a] of the Sons of Korah.

Hope in God When Times of Trouble Come

42 As an antelope pants for streams of water,
    so my soul pants for you, God.
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.
    When may I come and appear in God’s presence?

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 42:1 Lit. maskil
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Psalm 42:1-2 New International Version (NIV)

BOOK II

Psalms 42–72

Psalm 42[a][b]

For the director of music. A maskil[c] of the Sons of Korah.

As the deer pants for streams of water,
    so my soul pants for you, my God.
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.
    When can I go and meet with God?

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 42:1 In many Hebrew manuscripts Psalms 42 and 43 constitute one psalm.
  2. Psalm 42:1 In Hebrew texts 42:1-11 is numbered 42:2-12.
  3. Psalm 42:1 Title: Probably a literary or musical term
New International Version (NIV)

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