Psalm 42 For the Overcomer, Giving Understanding, through the Sons of Korah

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1 As deer do yearn and plea
for brooks of water clear,
so yearns my soul, O God, for Thee
that to Thee I be near.
 
2 My soul does thirst for God,
for God Who is living.
When shall I come and appear 'fore
My God in gatherings?
 
3 Tears have been bread to me
both in the night and day,
while unto me continually,
"Where is thy God?" they say.
 
4 My soul's poured out o'er me,
when this I think upon,
that to God's house with so many
I heretofore had gone.

Them to God's house I led
with voice of joy and praise,
together with the multitude
that kept the holy days.
 
5 Why are you down, my soul
and o'er me so dismayed?
Trust God, for I shall praise Him yet.
His presence is my aid.
 
6 My God, my soul's cast down.
Thee therefore mind I will
from Jordan's land and Hermon's mounts,
from little Mizar hill.
 
7 Calls deep to deep as the
voice of Thy waterfall.
Thy breaking waves pass upon me,
and all Thy billows fall.
 
8 The LORD will in the day
yet command His mercy.
By night His song's with me. I'll pray
to God, Who's my living.
 
9 I'll say to God, my Rock,
'Why You forget me so?
Why, from the foe's oppression, thus
in darkness do I go?
 
10 'Tis a sword in my bones.
They reproach me, upbraid,
e'en when by them, "Where is thy God?"
is to me all day said.'
 
11 Why are you down, my soul?
And why, with grief oppressed,
are you disquieted o'er me?
In God still hope and rest.

For yet I shall Him praise,
Who presently to me,
the health is of my countenance,
and my near God is He.
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Joel 1:20 The beasts of the field also cry unto thee; for the water-courses are dried, and the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness. (Joe 1:20 DBY)
 
Exodus 23:17 Three times in the year all thy males shall appear in the presence of the Lord Jehovah. (Exo 23:17 DBY)
Deuteronomy 16:16 Three times in the year shall all thy males appear before Jehovah thy God in the place which he will choose, at the feast of unleavened bread, and at the feast of weeks, and at the feast of tabernacles; and they shall not appear before Jehovah empty: (Deut 16:16 DBY)
 
2Timothy 3:5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away. (2Ti 3:5 KJV)
 
Numbers 26:3 And Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan of Jericho, saying,
63 These are they that were numbered by Moses and Eleazar the priest, who numbered the children of Israel in the plains of Moab, by the Jordan of Jericho.
31:12 and they brought to Moses and Eleazar the priest, and to the assembly of the children of Israel, the captives and the prey and the booty, to the camp in the plains of Moab, which are by the Jordan of Jericho.
33:48 And they removed from the mountains of Abarim, and encamped in the plains of Moab by the Jordan of Jericho.
50 And Jehovah spoke to Moses in the plains of Moab by the Jordan of Jericho, saying,
35:1 And Jehovah spoke to Moses in the plains of Moab by the Jordan of Jericho, saying,
36:13 These are the commandments and the ordinances which Jehovah commanded through Moses to the children of Israel, in the plains of Moab, by the Jordan of Jericho.
 
Job 40:23 Lo, the river overflows -- he startles not: he is confident though a Jordan break forth against his mouth. (Job 40:23 DBY)
 
Psalm 88:1 A Song, a Psalm for the sons of Korah. To the chief Musician. Upon Mahalath Leannoth. An instruction. Of Heman the Ezrahite. Jehovah, God of my salvation, I have cried by day and in the night before thee. (Psa 88:1 DBY)
 
Job 35:10 But none saith, Where is God my maker, who giveth songs in the night; (Job 35:10 KJV)
 
Psalm 30:5. For His anger
is but for a mo-oment.
His favor
Is for a lifetime.
Weeping may
visit for a night,
but rejoicing comes
in the morning.
 
Romans 12:3 For I am telling every single one of you, through the grace that has been given to me, not to have exaggerated ideas about your own importance. Instead, develop a sober estimate of yourself based on the standard which God has given to each of you, namely, trust. (CJB)
 
Jonah 2:3 For thou didst cast me into the depth, into the heart of the seas, And the flood was round about me: All thy breakers and thy billows are gone over me.
4 And I said, I am cast out from before thine eyes, Yet will I look again toward thy holy temple.
5 The waters encompassed me, to the soul: The deep was round about me, The weeds were wrapped about my head. ...
7 When my soul fainted within me I remembered the LORD: and my prayer came in unto thee, into thine holy temple.
 
2 Samuel 5:8 And David said on that day, Whoever smites the Jebusites and gets up to the watercourse, and the lame and the blind hated of David's soul...! Therefore they say, The blind and the lame shall not come into the house. (2Sam 5:8 DBY)
 
Psalm 19:1 The heavens God's glory record.
The expanse tells His work abroad.
2 Day unto day gushes forth words,
Night unto night knowledge.
3  There is no speech, there are no words,
in which their voice cannot be heard.
4 Their line's gone forth through all the earth,
their speech to the world's end.
 
Jonah 4:1 But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was very angry.
 2 And he prayed unto the LORD, and said, I pray thee, O LORD, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I fled before unto Tarshish: for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repentest thee of the evil.
 3 Therefore now, O LORD, take, I beseech thee, my life from me; for it is better for me to die than to live.
 4 Then said the LORD, Doest thou well to be angry? ...
 8 And it came to pass, when the sun did arise, that God prepared a vehement east wind; and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, that he fainted, and wished in himself to die, and said, It is better for me to die than to live.
 9 And God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry, even unto death.
 
Acts 16:23 And when they had laid many stripes on them, they threw them into prison, commanding the jailer to keep them securely.
 24 Having received such a charge, he put them into the inner prison and fastened their feet in the stocks.
 25 But at midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them.
 (Act 16:23-25 NKJ)
 
Ezekiel 43:2 And behold, the glory of the God of Israel came from the way of the east; and his voice was like the voice of many waters; and the earth was lit up with his glory. (Eze 43:2 DBY)
Revelation 1:15 and his feet like fine brass, as burning in a furnace; and his voice as the voice of many waters;
 
Revelation 14:1 And I saw, and behold, the Lamb standing upon mount Zion, and with him a hundred and forty-four thousand, having his name and the name of his Father written upon their foreheads.
 2 And I heard a voice out of the heaven as a voice of many waters, and as a voice of great thunder. And the voice which I heard was as of harp-singers harping with their harps;
19:6 And I heard as a voice of a great crowd, and as a voice of many waters, and as a voice of strong thunders, saying, Hallelujah, for the Lord our God the Almighty has taken to himself kingly power.
 
Acts 19:21 And when these things were fulfilled, Paul purposed in his spirit to go to Jerusalem, passing through Macedonia and Achaia, saying, After I have been there I must see Rome also. (Act 19:21 DBY)
 
Jude 11 Woe to them! For they walked in the way of Cain and abandoned themselves for the sake of gain to Balaam's error and perished in Korah's rebellion.
Numbers 16:1 Now Korah, the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On, the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took men:
 2 And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the assembly, famous in the congregation, men of renown:
 3 And they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron, and said unto them, Ye take too much upon you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the LORD is among them: wherefore then lift ye up yourselves above the congregation of the LORD?
 4 And when Moses heard it, he fell upon his face: (Num 16:1-4 KJV)
23 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
 24 Speak unto the congregation, saying, Get you up from about the tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram.
 25 And Moses rose up and went unto Dathan and Abiram; and the elders of Israel followed him.
 26 And he spake unto the congregation, saying, Depart, I pray you, from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing of theirs, lest ye be consumed in all their sins.
 27 So they gat up from the tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, on every side: and Dathan and Abiram came out, and stood in the door of their tents, and their wives, and their sons, and their little children.
 28 And Moses said, Hereby ye shall know that the LORD hath sent me to do all these works; for I have not done them of mine own mind.
 29 If these men die the common death of all men, or if they be visited after the visitation of all men; then the LORD hath not sent me.
 30 But if the LORD make a new thing, and the earth open her mouth, and swallow them up, with all that appertain unto them, and they go down quick into the pit; then ye shall understand that these men have provoked the LORD.
 31 And it came to pass, as he had made an end of speaking all these words, that the ground clave asunder that was under them:
 32 And the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed them up, and their houses, and all the men that appertained unto Korah, and all their goods.
 33 They, and all that appertained to them, went down alive into the pit, and the earth closed upon them: and they perished from among the congregation.
 34 And all Israel that were round about them fled at the cry of them: for they said, Lest the earth swallow us up also.
 35 And there came out a fire from the LORD, and consumed the two hundred and fifty men that offered incense. (Num 16:23-35 KJV)
40 To be a memorial unto the children of Israel, that no stranger, which is not of the seed of Aaron, come near to offer incense before the LORD; that he be not as Korah, and as his company: as the LORD said to him by the hand of Moses. (Num 16:40 KJV)
Num 26:9 And the sons of Eliab; Nemuel, and Dathan, and Abiram. This is that Dathan and Abiram, which were famous in the congregation, who strove against Moses and against Aaron in the company of Korah, when they strove against the LORD:
 10 And the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed them up together with Korah, when that company died, what time the fire devoured two hundred and fifty men: and they became a sign.
 11 Notwithstanding the children of Korah died not.
 (Num 26:9-11 KJV)

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