New International Reader's Version

Psalm 42

BOOK II

Psalms 42–72

Psalm 42

For the director of music. A maskil of the Sons of Korah.

A deer longs for streams of water.
    God, I long for you in the same way.
I am thirsty for God. I am thirsty for the living God.
    When can I go and meet with him?
My tears have been my food
    day and night.
All day long people say to me,
    “Where is your God?”
When I remember what has happened,
    I tell God all my troubles.
I remember how I used to walk to the house of God.
    The Mighty One guarded my steps.
We shouted with joy and praised God
    as we went along with the joyful crowd.

My spirit, why are you so sad?
    Why are you so upset deep down inside me?
Put your hope in God.
    Once again I will have reason to praise him.
    He is my Savior and my God.

My spirit is very sad deep down inside me.
    So I will remember you here where the Jordan River begins.
I will remember you here on the Hermon mountains
    and on Mount Mizar.
You have sent wave upon wave of trouble over me.
    It roars down on me like a waterfall.
All your waves and breakers have rolled over me.

During the day the Lord sends his love to me.
    During the night I sing about him.
    I say a prayer to the God who gives me life.

I say to God my Rock,
    “Why have you forgotten me?
Why must I go around in sorrow?
    Why am I treated so badly by my enemies?”
10 My body suffers deadly pain
    as my enemies make fun of me.
All day long they say to me,
    “Where is your God?”

11 My spirit, why are you so sad?
    Why are you so upset deep down inside me?
Put your hope in God.
    Once again I will have reason to praise him.
    He is my Savior and my God.

Endagaano Enkadde nʼEndagaano Empya

Zabbuli 42

EKITABO II

Zabbuli 42–72

Ya Mukulu wa Bayimbi: Zabbuli ya Batabani ba Koola.

1Ng’empeewo bw’ewejjawejja olw’amazzi,
    n’emmeeme yange bw’etyo bwe wejjawejja ku lulwo, Ayi Katonda.
Emmeeme yange eyaayaanira Katonda, Katonda omulamu.
    Ndigenda ddi ne nsisinkana Katonda?
Nkaabirira Mukama
    emisana n’ekiro.
Amaziga gange gabadde emmere yange emisana n’ekiro,
    abantu ne baŋŋamba nti, “Katonda wo ali ludda wa?”
Bino mbijjukira nga nfuka emmeeme yange
    nga bwe nagendanga n’ekibiina ekinene,
ne nkulembera ennyiriri z’abantu empanvu,
    nga tugenda mu nnyumba ya Katonda,
nga tuyimba mu ddoboozi ery’omwanguka
    n’okwebaza mu kibiina ekijaguza.

Lwaki oweddemu amaanyi ggwe emmeeme yange?
    Lwaki otabusetabuse mu nda yange?
Essuubi lyo liteeke mu Katonda,
    kubanga natenderezanga omulokozi wange era Katonda wange;
    ye mubeezi wange.

Ayi Katonda wange, emmeeme yange yennyise,
    yeeraliikiridde;
naye nkujjukira olw’ebyo bye wakola mu nsi ya Yoludaani
    ne ku nsozi engulumivu eza Kalumooni[a] ne ku Lusozi Mizali.
Obuziba bukoowoola obuziba,
    olw’okuwuluguma kw’ebiyiriro
amayengo n’amasingisira go
    bimpiseeko.

Mukama alaga okwagala kwe emisana n’ekiro
    ne muyimbira oluyimba lwe;
    y’essaala eri Katonda w’obulamu bwange.

Ŋŋamba Katonda, olwazi lwange nti,
    “Lwaki onneerabidde?
Lwaki ŋŋenda nkungubaga
    olw’okujoogebwa abalabe bange?”
10 Mbonyaabonyezebwa ng’abalabe bange
    bancocca,
nga bwe bagamba buli kiseera nti,
    “Katonda wo ali ludda wa?”

11 Lwaki wennyise Ayi ggwe emmeeme yange?
    Lwaki otabusetabuse mu nda yange?
Weesigenga Katonda,
    kubanga nnaamutenderezanga,
    Omulokozi wange era ye Katonda wange.

Notas al pie

  1. 42:6 Kalumooni ye yali ensalo ey’omu bukiikakkono ey’ensi ensuubize