Psalms 42:4

“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 (KJV)

Other Translations

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.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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

  • 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.
  • Leslie Brown
    It is so easy to let life issues get to us that is why we must everyday read the word of God. The devil has come to steal kill and destroy. But we have power with the word of God we must continue to speak his word by saying it is written He will never leave us or forsake us. It is written He has come that we may have life more abundantly.
  • A disciple
    Tsegazeab zemichael; Greetings to you, Brother, in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is so important for us to learn from Jesus what kind of man to be in this world. So many things attack us out of ambush, and the flesh and the devil roar and threaten; but GREATER IS OUR GOD AND SAVIOUR WHO IS IN US! Hallelujah! We need His strength, and we have it! We need His encouragement, He loves us!
  • Tsegazeab zemichael
    At greet you in the name our Lord Jesus Christ then ps42 is so important our life we can incardge and we can get conffidence in our God and we can learn displin for soul and so on this psalm me i think it was written after the 1st distroied the Solomon's temple because the son of korah they were from Levi, Leviticus they wrre around the temple but in this psalm we got them
  • God's follower
    my soul depends on god, without him i am weak. i acknowledge that with him all my trials are brought to nought, i willingly give over my soul unto him. why worry and be trouble heart for he is the reassurance of my health and my light in the dark paths

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