Psalm 42:1 {41:1}
Good News Translation
As a deer longs for a stream of cool water, so I long for you, O God.

Contemporary English Version
As a deer gets thirsty for streams of water, I truly am thirsty for you, my God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Unto the end, understanding for the sons of Core. [2] As the hart panteth after the fountains of water; so my soul panteth after thee, O God.

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Unto the end, understanding for the sons of Core. [2] As the hart panteth after the fountains of water; so my soul panteth after thee, O God.

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2983 B.C.

1021 (Title.) Maschil, or a Psalm giving instruc- tion, of the sons, etc. Or, `An instructive Psalm,' or didactic ode,`for the sons of Korah.' It is generally supposed to have been written by David when driven from Jerusalem and beyond Jordan, by Absalom's rebellion.

the sons

Psalm 44:1 Hope in God, for I will still give praise to him: the salvation of my countenance, and my God. [1] Unto the end, for the sons of Core, to give understanding.

Psalm 45:1 Unto the end, for them that shall be changed, for the sons of Core, for understanding. A canticle for the Beloved. [2] My heart hath uttered a good word: I speak my works to the king: My tongue is the pen of a scrivener that writeth swiftly.

Psalm 46:1 Unto the end, for the sons of Core, for the hidden. [2] Our God is our refuge and strength: a helper in troubles, which have found us exceedingly.

Psalm 47:1 Unto the end, for the sons of Core. [2] O clap your hands, all ye nations: shout unto God with the voice of joy,

Psalm 48:1 A psalm of a canticle, for the sons of Core, on the second day of the week. [2] Great is the Lord, and exceedingly to be praised in the city of our God, in his holy mountain.

Psalm 49:1 Unto the end, a psalm for the sons of Core. [2] Hear these things, all ye nations: give ear, all ye inhabitants of the world.

Psalm 84:1 Unto the end, for the winepresses, a psalm for the sons of Core. [2] How lovely are thy tabernacles, O Lord of hosts!

Psalm 85:1 Unto the end, for the sons of Core, a psalm. [2] Lord, thou hast blessed thy land: thou hast turned away the captivity of Jacob.

Numbers 16:1,32 And behold Core the son of Isaar, the son of Caath, the son of Levi, and Dathan and Abiron the sons of Eliab, and Hon the son of Pheleth of the children of Ruben, . . .

Numbers 26:11 That when Core perished, his sons did not perish.

1 Chronicles 6:33-37 And these are they that stood with their sons, of the sons of Caath, Hemam a singer, the son of Joel, the son of Sammuel, . . .

1 Chronicles 25:1-5 Moreover David and the chief officers of the army separated for the ministry the sons of Asaph, and of Heman, and of Idithun: to prophesy with harps, and with psalteries, and with cymbals according to their number serving in their appointed office. . . .

panteth [heb.

Psalm 63:1,2 A psalm of David while he was in the desert of Edom. [2] O God, my God, to thee do I watch at break of day. For thee my soul hath thirsted; for thee my flesh, O how many ways! . . .

Psalm 84:2 my soul longeth and fainteth for the courts of the Lord. My heart and my flesh have rejoiced in the living God.

Psalm 143:6,7 I stretched forth my hands to thee: my soul is as earth without water unto thee. . . .

Isaiah 26:8,9 And in the way of thy judgments, O Lord, we have patiently waited for thee: thy name, and thy remembrance are the desire of the soul. . . .

Context
Blessed is He who Cares for the Poor
13Blessed be the Lord the God of Israel from eternity to eternity. So be it. So be it. 1Unto the end, understanding for the sons of Core. [2] As the hart panteth after the fountains of water; so my soul panteth after thee, O God.2My soul hath thirsted after the strong living God; when shall I come and appear before the face of God?…
Cross References
Psalm 84:2
my soul longeth and fainteth for the courts of the Lord. My heart and my flesh have rejoiced in the living God.

Psalm 119:20
My soul hath coveted to long for thy justifications, at all times.

Psalm 119:131
I opened my mouth, and panted: because I longed for thy commandments.

Isaiah 55:1
All you that thirst, come to the waters: and you that have no money make haste, buy, and eat: come ye, buy wine and milk without money, and without any price.

Additional Translations
For the choirmaster. A Maskil of the sons of Korah. As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul longs after You, O God.As the hart pants after the water brooks, so pants my soul after you, O God.

As the hart panteth after the water brooks, So panteth my soul after thee, O God.

For the end, a Psalm for instruction, for the sons of Core. As the hart earnestly desires the fountains of water, so my soul earnestly longs for thee, O God.

{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.

BOOK II For the Chief Musician; Maschil of the sons of Korah. As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.

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.

As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants after you, God.

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.
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