Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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. 2 My soul thirsted for God, for the living God: when shall I come and see the face of God?



Cross References

Psalm 46:1

To the overseer for the sons of Korah, with the female voice: a song. O God, to us refuge and strength, helping greatly, being found in straits

Psalm 44:1

To the overseer for the sons of Korah: of instruction. O God, with our ears we heard; our fathers recounted to us the work thou didst in their days, in days of old.

Psalm 47:1

To the overseer, to the son of Korah: chanting. All peoples ye shall clap the hand; shout to God with the voice of rejoicing.

Psalm 48:1

A song of chanting to the sons of Korah. Great is Jehovah, and greatly praised in the city of our God, in his holy mountain.

Psalm 49:1

To the overseer, to the sons of Korah: chanting. Hear this, all ye peoples; give ear, all ye inhabitants of the World:

Psalm 63:1-2

Chanting to David in his being in the desert of Judah. O God thou art my God; I will seek thee: my soul thirsted for thee, my flesh longed for thee in a land of dryness, and thirsty without water.

Psalm 84:1-2

To the overseer upon the stringed instrument: to the sons of Korah, a chanting. How beloved are thy tents, O Jehovah of armies!

Psalm 85:1

To the overseer: to the sons of Korah a chanting. O Jehovah, thou didst delight in thy land: thou didst turn back the captivity of Jacob.

Psalm 119:131

I opened wide my mouth, and I shall pant: for I longed for thy commands.

Psalm 143:6-7

I spread out my hands to thee: my soul as a weary land for thee. Silence.

Isaiah 26:8-9

Also the way of thy judgments, O Jehovah, we hoped for thee; to thy name and to thy remembrance is the desire of the soul.

Numbers 16:1

And Korah son of Izhar, son of Kohath, son of Levi, will take, and Dathan and Abiram, sons of Eliab; and On, son of Peleth, sons of Reuben;

Numbers 16:32

And the earth shall open her mouth and shall swallow them and their houses, and all the men which to Korah, and all the possessions.

Numbers 26:11

And the sons of Korah died not.

1 Chronicles 6:33-37

And these standing and their sons. From the sons of the Kohathites: Heman singing, son of Joel, son of Samuel,

1 Chronicles 25:1-5

And David will separate, and the chiefs of the army, for service to the sons of Asaph and Heman and Jeduthun, prophesying with harps, with lyres and with cymbals: and there will be their number of men of work for their service.

Psalm 45:1

To the overseer over the lilies, for the sons of Korah, instruction: a song of the beloved. My heart boiled over a good word: I say my works to the king: my tongue the pen of one writing promptly.

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