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Psalms 42:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: When shall I come and appear before God?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; When shall I come and appear before God?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— My soul thirsteth for God, for the living *God: when shall I come and appear before God?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— My soul thirsteth for God, for a GOD who liveth,—When shall I enter in, and see the face of God?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— My soul thirsted for God, for the living God, When do I enter and see the face of God?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— My soul hath thirsted after the strong living God; when shall I come and appear before the face of God?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— My soule thirsteth for God, for the liuing God: when shall I come and appeare before God?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— My soul has thirsted for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— My soul thirsteth for Elohim, for the living El: when shall I come and appear before Elohim?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
My soul 5315
{5315} Prime
נֶפֶשׁ
nephesh
{neh'-fesh}
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
thirsteth 6770
{6770} Prime
צָמֵא
tsame'
{tsaw-may'}
A primitive root; to thirst (literally or figuratively).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
for lhm אֱלֹהִים, 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
for the living 2416
{2416} Prime
חַי
chay
{khah'-ee}
From H2421; alive; hence raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively.
l אֵל: 410
{0410} Prime
אֵל
'el
{ale}
Shortened from H0352; strength; as adjective mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity).
when x4970
(4970) Complement
מָתַי
mathay
{maw-thah'ee}
From an unused root meaning to extend; properly extent (of time); but used only adverbially (especially with other particles prefixed), when (either relative or interrogitive).
shall I come 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and appear 7200
{7200} Prime
רָאָה
ra'ah
{raw-aw'}
A primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitively, intransitively and causatively).
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
before 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
lhm אֱלֹהִים? 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 42:1-2.


Psalms 42:2

_ _ appear before God — in acts of worship, the terms used in the command for the stated personal appearance of the Jews at the sanctuary.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 42:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 42:2

Thirsteth — Not after vain useless idols, but after the only true and living God. Appear — In the place of his special presence and publick worship.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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thirsteth:

Psalms 36:8-9 They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures. ... For with thee [is] the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.
Psalms 63:1 [[A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.]] O God, thou [art] my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is;
John 7:37 In the last day, that great [day] of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.
Revelation 22:1 And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.

living:

Job 23:3 Oh that I knew where I might find him! [that] I might come [even] to his seat!
Jeremiah 2:13 For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, [and] hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.
Jeremiah 10:10 But the LORD [is] the true God, he [is] the living God, and an everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble, and the nations shall not be able to abide his indignation.
John 5:26 For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself;
1 Thessalonians 1:9 For they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God;

when:

Psalms 27:4 One [thing] have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple.
Psalms 84:4 Blessed [are] they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee. Selah.
Psalms 84:10 For a day in thy courts [is] better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.
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Jb 23:3. Ps 27:4; 36:8; 63:1; 84:4, 10. Jr 2:13; 10:10. Jn 5:26; 7:37. 1Th 1:9. Rv 22:1.

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