Psalms 42:8

“Yet the Lord will command his louing kindnes in the day time, and in the night his song shalbe with me, and my prayer vnto the God of my life.”

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Other Translations

[Yet] the LORD will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song [shall be] with me, [and] my prayer unto the God of my life.
- King James Version

The LORD will command His lovingkindness in the daytime; And His song will be with me in the night, A prayer to the God of my life.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`Yet' Jehovah will command his lovingkindness in the day-time; And in the night his song shall be with me, `Even' a prayer unto the God of my life.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the Lord will send his mercy in the daytime, and in the night his song will be with me, a prayer to the God of my life.
- Basic English Bible

In the day-time will Jehovah command his loving-kindness, and in the night his song shall be with me, a prayer unto the God of my life.
- Darby Bible

Yet the LORD will command his loving-kindness in the day-time, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer to the God of my life.
- Webster's Bible

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.
- World English Bible

By day Jehovah commandeth His kindness, And by night a song [is] with me, A prayer to the God of my life.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(42:9) By day the LORD will command His lovingkindness, and in the night His song shall be with me, even a prayer unto the God of my life.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 42:8


42:8 Command - Will effectually confer upon me. Loving - kindness - His blessings, the effects of his loving - kindness.


Discussion for Psalms 42

  • J Huffman
    I think it makes you realize what your real help comes from...and for you to stop feeling sorry for yourself and trust God with your life and not man.
  • 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.

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