Psalms 42:1

“(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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

[To the chiefe Musician, Maschil, for the sonnes of Korah.] As the Hart panteth after the water brookes, so panteth my soule after thee, O God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

As the deer pants for the water brooks, So my soul pants for You, O God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

As the hart panteth after the water brooks, So panteth my soul after thee, O God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

<To the chief music-maker. Maschil. Of the sons of Korah.> Like the desire of the roe for the water-streams, so is my soul's desire for you, O God.
- Basic English Bible

{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.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's Bible

As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants after you, God.
- World English Bible

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.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(42:1) For the Leader; Maschil of the sons of Korah. (42:2) As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after Thee, O God.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 42:1


42:1 Panteth - After the enjoyment of thee in thy sanctuary.


Discussion for Psalms 42:1

  • Dorothy Ethridge for verse 1
    I love that chapter psalm 42.1 we all need to get closer to God he 's coming soonJesus love us allgood or bad he still love us and he is a forgiving God
  • Robert Thompson for verse 1
    I can feel the desire and longing for the pressence of God as the writers does.
  • Rick buoy for verse 1
    this verse is so special to me to want to draw closer to our lord and savior is a great feeling

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