To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm for the sons of Korah.1 How amiable are thy tabernacles, O Lord of hosts! ▼
▼ for the sons: or, of the sons2 My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the Lord: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God. 3 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. 4 Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee. Selah. 5 Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them. 6 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. covereth7 They go from strength to strength, every one of them in Zion appeareth before God. ▼
▼ strength to…: or, company to company8 O Lord God of hosts, hear my prayer: give ear, O God of Jacob. Selah. 9 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 threshold11 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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