Psalm 42:2
Modern Translations
New International Version
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God?

New Living Translation
I thirst for God, the living God. When can I go and stand before him?

English Standard Version
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God?

Berean Study Bible
My soul thirsts for God, the living God. When shall I come and appear in God’s presence?

New American Standard Bible
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; When shall I come and appear before God?

NASB 1995
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; When shall I come and appear before God?

NASB 1977
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; When shall I come and appear before God?

Amplified Bible
My soul (my life, my inner self) thirsts for God, for the living God. When will I come and see the face of God?

Christian Standard Bible
I thirst for God, the living God. When can I come and appear before God?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I thirst for God, the living God. When can I come and appear before God?

Contemporary English Version
In my heart, I am thirsty for you, the living God. When will I see your face?

Good News Translation
I thirst for you, the living God. When can I go and worship in your presence?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When may I come to see God's face?

International Standard Version
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When may I come and appear in God's presence?

NET Bible
I thirst for God, for the living God. I say, "When will I be able to go and appear in God's presence?"
Classic Translations
King James Bible
My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?

New King James Version
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God?

King James 2000 Bible
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?

New Heart English Bible
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God?

World English Bible
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God?

American King James Version
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?

American Standard Version
My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: When shall I come and appear before God?

A Faithful Version
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; when shall I come and appear before God?

Darby Bible Translation
My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?

English Revised Version
My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?

Webster's Bible Translation
My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
My soule thirsteth for God, euen for the liuing God: when shall I come and appeare before the presence of God?

Bishops' Bible of 1568
My soule is a thirst for the Lorde, yea euen for the lyuyng Lorde: when shall I come to appeare before the face of the Lorde?

Coverdale Bible of 1535
My soule is a thurste for God, yee eue for the lyuynge God: wha shal I come, & beholde the face of God?
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
My soul thirsted for God, for the living God, "" When do I enter and see the face of God?

Young's Literal Translation
My soul thirsted for God, for the living God, When do I enter and see the face of God?

Smith's Literal Translation
My soul thirsted for God, for the living God: when shall I come and see the face of God?

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
My soul hath thirsted after the strong living God; when shall I come and appear before the face of God?

Catholic Public Domain Version
My soul has thirsted for the strong living God. When will I draw close and appear before the face of God?

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
My soul is thirsty for you, Living God! When shall I come and see your face, oh, God?

Lamsa Bible
My soul thirsts after thee, O living God; when shall I come to see thy face?

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: 'When shall I come and appear before God?'

Brenton Septuagint Translation
My soul has thirsted for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?








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