Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For the choir director. A Maskil of the sons of Korah.
As the deer pants for the water brooks,
So my soul pants for You, O God.

King James Version

{To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of Korah.} As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.

Holman Bible

BOOK II
(Psalms 42–72)
For the choir director. A Maskil of the sons of Korah. As a deer longs for streams of water,
so I long for You, God.

International Standard Version

As an antelope pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, God.

A Conservative Version

As the hart pants after the water brooks, so my soul pants after thee, O God.

American Standard Version

As the hart panteth after the water brooks, So panteth my soul after thee, O God.

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

Like the desire of the roe for the water-streams, so is my soul's desire for you, O God.

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. An instruction; of the sons of Korah.} As the hart panteth after the water-brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer instructing for the sons of Borah. As the stag will long for the channels of waters, thus will my soul long for thee, O God.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician. A maschil, for the Sons of Korah.] As the hart pants after the water brooks, so pants my soul after you, O God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

As a deer longs for streams of water, so my soul longs for you, O God.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. A contemplation; for the sons of Korah. As the hart pants after the water brooks, so my soul pants after You, O God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter, a Psalm of David} Like as the hart desireth the water brooks, so longeth my soul after thee, O God.

NET Bible

For the music director; a well-written song by the Korahites. As a deer longs for streams of water, so I long for you, O God!

New Heart English Bible

As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants after you, God.

The Emphasized Bible

BOOK THE SECOND As, the hart, cometh panting up to the channels of water, So my soul, panteth for thee, O God.

Webster

To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of Korah. As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so my soul panteth after thee, O God.

World English Bible

As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants after you, God.

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer. -- An Instruction. By sons of Korah. As a hart doth pant for streams of water, So my soul panteth toward Thee, O God.

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 42:1

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Images Psalm 42:1

Prayers for Psalm 42:1

Context Readings

Victory In Spite Of Betrayal

1 For the choir director. A Maskil of the sons of Korah.
As the deer pants for the water brooks,
So my soul pants for You, O God.
2 My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; when shall I come and appear before God?



Cross References

Psalm 46:1

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in tribulation.

Psalm 44:1

We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work thou didst in their days in the times of old.

Psalm 47:1

O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph.

Psalm 48:1

Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.

Psalm 49:1

Hear this, all ye people; give ear, all ye inhabitants of the world:

Psalm 63:1-2

O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee; my soul thirsts for thee; my flesh longs for thee in a dry and thirsty land where there is no water;

Psalm 84:1-2

How amiable are thy habitations, O LORD of the hosts!

Psalm 85:1

LORD, thou hast been favourable unto thy land; thou hast brought back the captivity of Jacob.

Psalm 119:131

I opened my mouth and panted; for I longed for thy commandments.

Psalm 143:6-7

I stretched forth my hands unto thee; my soul thirsted after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.

Isaiah 26:8-9

Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O LORD, we wait for thee; the desire of our soul is to thy name and to the remembrance of thee.

Numbers 16:1

Now Korah, the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On, the son of Peleth, of the sons of Reuben, took men;

Numbers 16:32

the earth opened her mouth and swallowed them up, and their houses and all the men of Korah and all their goods.

Numbers 26:11

Notwithstanding the sons of Korah did not die.

1 Chronicles 6:33-37

And these are those that remained with their sons. Of the sons of the Kohath: Heman, a singer, the son of Joel, the son of Shemuel,

1 Chronicles 25:1-5

Moreover David and the captains of the host separated unto the ministry the sons of Asaph and of Heman and of Jeduthun, who should prophesy with harps, with psalteries, and with cymbals; and the number of men that were suitable for the work of their respective ministry was,

Psalm 45:1

My heart is overflowing with a good word; I speak of the things which I have done concerning the king; my tongue is the pen of a ready writer.

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