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
2My soul longeth, and, even fainteth for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God. 3Yea, the sparrow hath found an house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even thy altars, O LORD of hosts, my King, and my God. 4Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee. Selah. 5Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them . 6Who 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
7They go from strength to strength, every one of them in Zion appeareth before God.
strength to...: or, company to company

8O LORD God of hosts, hear my prayer: give ear, O God of Jacob. Selah. 9Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thy anointed. 10For 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
11For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good will he withhold from them that walk uprightly. 12O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in thee.

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