Psalms 42:4

“When I remember these things, I powre out my soule in mee; for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God; with the voyce of ioy and praise, with a multitude that kept holy day.”

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Other Translations

When I remember these [things], I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday.
- King James Version

These things I remember and I pour out my soul within me. For I used to go along with the throng {and} lead them in procession to the house of God, With the voice of joy and thanksgiving, a multitude keeping festival.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

These things I remember, and pour out my soul within me, How I went with the throng, and led them to the house of God, With the voice of joy and praise, a multitude keeping holyday.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let my soul be overflowing with grief when these things come back to my mind, how I went in company to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with the song of those who were keeping the feast.
- Basic English Bible

These things I remember and have poured out my soul within me: how I passed along with the multitude, how I went on with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, a festive multitude.
- Darby Bible

When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holy-day.
- Webster's Bible

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.
- World English Bible

These I remember, and pour out my soul in me, For I pass over into the booth, I go softly with them unto the house of God, With the voice of singing and confession, The multitude keeping feast!
- Youngs Literal Bible

(42:5) These things I remember, and pour out my soul within me, how I passed on with the throng, and led them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, a multitude keeping holyday.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 42:4


42:4 Remember - My banishment from God's presence, and mine enemies triumphs. In me - I breathe out my sorrows and complaints to God within my own breast. The multitudes - Israelites, who went thither in great numbers. Holy - day - Or that kept the feast, the three solemn festival solemnities, which they kept holy unto the Lord.


Discussion for Psalms 42

  • Sheldon
    This shows depression is a real emotion and it does get bad,but JESUS wants us to cling to him a little more. Trust even more ,hope in him a little more. Keep pushing while we praise YAHWEH foever more.
  • Carolyn wilkerson
    i love the Psalms God, protection of David and his love for God his praise and joy in serving his God.
  • Hyacenth
    Psalm 42 , 1-11 Oh LORD I love thee and feel I should just come and be with you to escape all my troubles because when I am glad think of YOU go to the house of GOD the (Church) to be filled with joy and happiness and to experience miracles on those sensitive issues of my life. But verses 5/11 creates an impression that the penitent troubles remains unsolved, then comes the sorrow but 5 says WHY..
  • Christiana Ladipo
    God is forever present even though when we are in doubt at our darkest hour, he will surely wipe away our tears and rekindled our hearts through his grace
  • Dwayne smith
    In a world filled with trouble and sorrows and when our soul is troubled our only hope is God, the living God.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    God is ever ready to protect us against our enemies. Praise be to His Name on high. We should call on Him and He will answer.

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