Psalm 42:8 {41:9}
Good News Translation
May the LORD show his constant love during the day, so that I may have a song at night, a prayer to the God of my life.

Contemporary English Version
Every day, you are kind, and at night you give me a song as my prayer to you, the God of my life.

Douay-Rheims Bible
In the daytime the Lord hath commanded his mercy; and a canticle to him in the night. With me is prayer to the God of my life.

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In the daytime the Lord hath commanded his mercy; and a canticle to him in the night. With me is prayer to the God of my life.

command

Psalm 44:4 For they got not the possession of the land by their own sword: neither did their own arm save them. But thy right hand and thy arm, and the light of thy countenance: because thou wast pleased with them.

Psalm 133:3 As the dew of Hermon, which descendeth upon mount Sion. For there the Lord hath commanded blessing, and life for evermore.

Leviticus 25:21 I will give you my blessing the sixth year: and it shall yield the fruits of three years.

Deuteronomy 28:8 The Lord will send forth a blessing upon thy storehouses, and upon all the works of thy hands: and will bless thee in the land that thou shalt receive.

Matthew 8:8 And the centurion, making answer, said: Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldst enter under my roof; but only say the word, and my servant shall be healed.

in the night

Psalm 32:7 Thou art my refuge from the trouble which hath encompassed me: my joy, deliver me from them that surround me.

Psalm 63:6 If I have remembered thee upon my bed, I will meditate on thee in the morning:

Psalm 149:5 The saints shall rejoice in glory: they shall be joyful in their beds.

Job 35:10 And he hath not said: Where is God, who made me, who hath given songs in the night?

Isaiah 30:29 You shall have a song as in the night of the sanctified solemnity, and joy of heart, as where one goeth with a pipe, to come into the mountain of the Lord, to the Mighty One of Israel.

Acts 16:25 And at midnight, Paul and Silas, praying, praised God. And they that were in prison heard them.

the God

Psalm 27:1 The psalm of David before he was anointed. The Lord is my light and my salvation, whom shall I fear? The Lord is the protector of my life: of whom shall I be afraid?

Colossians 3:3 For you are dead: and your life is hid with Christ in God.

Context
Blessed is He who Cares for the Poor
7Deep calleth on deep, at the noise of thy flood-gates. All thy heights and thy billows have passed over me. 8In the daytime the Lord hath commanded his mercy; and a canticle to him in the night. With me is prayer to the God of my life.9I will say to God: Thou art my support. Why hast thou forgotten me? and why go I mourning, whilst my enemy afflicteth me?…
Cross References
Job 35:10
And he hath not said: Where is God, who made me, who hath given songs in the night?

Psalm 16:7
I will bless the Lord, who hath given me understanding: moreover, my reins also have corrected me even till night.

Psalm 44:4
For they got not the possession of the land by their own sword: neither did their own arm save them. But thy right hand and thy arm, and the light of thy countenance: because thou wast pleased with them.

Psalm 57:3
He hath sent from heaven and delivered me: he hath made them a reproach that trod upon me. God hath sent his mercy and his truth,

Psalm 63:6
If I have remembered thee upon my bed, I will meditate on thee in the morning:

Psalm 71:3
Be thou unto me a God, a protector, and a place of strength: that thou mayst make me safe. For thou art my firmament and my refuge.

Psalm 77:6
And I meditated in the night with my own heart: and I was exercised and I swept my spirit.

Psalm 119:55
In the night I have remembered thy name, O Lord: and have kept thy law.

Psalm 133:3
As the dew of Hermon, which descendeth upon mount Sion. For there the Lord hath commanded blessing, and life for evermore.

Psalm 149:5
The saints shall rejoice in glory: they shall be joyful in their beds.

Ecclesiastes 5:18
This therefore hath seemed good to me, that a man should eat and drink, and enjoy the fruit of his labour, wherewith he hath laboured under the sun, all the days of his life, which God hath given him: and this is his portion.

Ecclesiastes 8:15
Therefore I commended mirth, because there was no good for a man under the sun, but to eat, and drink, and be merry, and that he should take nothing else with him of his labour in the days of his life, which God hath given him under the sun.

Additional Translations
The LORD decrees His loving devotion by day; and at night His song is with me—a prayer to the God of my life.Yet the LORD will command his loving kindness in the day time, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer to the God of my life.

Yet Jehovah will command his lovingkindness in the day-time; And in the night his song shall be with me, Even a prayer unto the God of my life.

By day the Lord will command his mercy, and manifest it by night: with me is prayer to the God of my life.

In the day-time will Jehovah command his loving-kindness, and in the night his song shall be with me, a prayer unto the God of my life.

Yet the LORD will command his lovingkindness in the day-time, and in the night his song shall be with me, even a prayer unto the God of my life.

Yet the LORD will command his loving-kindness in the day-time, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer to the God of my life.

Yahweh will command his loving kindness in the daytime. In the night his song shall be with me: a prayer to the God of my life.

By day Jehovah commandeth His kindness, And by night a song is with me, A prayer to the God of my life.
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