> As the deer pants for the water brooks, So my soul pants after you, God.
42:2 My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God?
42:3 My tears have been my food day and night, While they continually ask me, "Where is your God?"
42:4 These things I remember, and pour out my soul within me, How I used to go with the crowd, and led them to the house of God, With the voice of joy and praise, a multitude keeping a holy day.
42:5 Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God! For I shall still praise him for the saving help of his presence.
42:6 My God, my soul is in despair within me. Therefore I remember you from the land of the Jordan, The heights of Hermon, from the hill Mizar.
42:7 Deep calls to deep at the noise of your waterfalls. All your waves and your billows have swept over me.
42:8 Yahweh will command his loving kindness in the daytime. In the night his song shall be with me: A prayer to the God of my life.
42:9 I will ask God, my rock, "Why have you forgotten me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?"
42:10 As with a sword in my bones, my adversaries reproach me, While they continually ask me, "Where is your God?"
42:11 Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God! For I shall still praise him, The saving help of my countenance, and my God.