Psalms 84


To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm for the sons of Korah.

How amiable are thy tabernacles, O  Lord of hosts!
for the sons: or, of the sons
My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the  Lord: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God. Yea, the sparrow hath found an house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even thine altars, O  Lord of hosts, my King, and my God. Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee. Selah. Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them. Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools.
Baca…: or, mulberry trees make him a well, etc
filleth: Heb. covereth
They go from strength to strength, every one of them in Zion appeareth before God.
strength to…: or, company to company
O  Lord God of hosts, hear my prayer: give ear, O God of Jacob. Selah. Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed. 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.
I had…: Heb. I would choose rather to sit at the threshold
11 For the  Lord God is a sun and shield: the  Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly. 12 O  Lord of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in thee.
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