As a hart longs for flowing streams,
So longs my soul for thee, O God.

The Bible (The Old Testament) (14th - 2nd C BC) Judeo-Christian sacred scripture [Tanakh, Hebrew Bible], incl. the Apocrypha (Deuterocanonicals)
Psalm 42:1

Alt. trans.:
  • As a deer longs for flowing streams, so my soul longs for you, O God. [NSRV]
  • As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. [KJV]
  • As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. [NIV]
  • As a deer longs for a stream of cool water, so I long for you, O God. [GNT]

Added on 26-May-15 | Last updated 5-Sep-23
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