Psalm 84
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How Lovely Are Your Dwellings!

(John 1:14-18)

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1For the director of music. According to gittith. Of the Sons of Korah. A psalm. How lovely is your dwelling place, LORD Almighty!1How lovely is your dwelling place, O LORD of hosts!1For the choir director; on the Gittith. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. How lovely are Your dwelling places, O LORD of hosts!1To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm for the sons of Korah. How amiable are thy tabernacles, O LORD of hosts!1For the choir director: on the Gittith. A psalm of the sons of Korah. How lovely is Your dwelling place, LORD of Hosts.
2My soul yearns, even faints, for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.2My soul longs, yes, faints for the courts of the LORD; my heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God.2My soul longed and even yearned for the courts of the LORD; My heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God.2My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.2I long and yearn for the courts of the LORD; my heart and flesh cry out for the living God.
3Even the sparrow has found a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may have her young-- a place near your altar, LORD Almighty, my King and my God.3Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, at your altars, O LORD of hosts, my King and my God.3The bird also has found a house, And the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, Even Your altars, O LORD of hosts, My King and my God.3Yea, 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.3Even a sparrow finds a home, and a swallow, a nest for herself where she places her young-- near Your altars, LORD of Hosts, my King and my God.
4Blessed are those who dwell in your house; they are ever praising you.4Blessed are those who dwell in your house, ever singing your praise! Selah4How blessed are those who dwell in Your house! They are ever praising You. Selah.4Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee. Selah.4How happy are those who reside in Your house, who praise You continually. Selah
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5Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.5Blessed are those whose strength is in you, in whose heart are the highways to Zion.5How blessed is the man whose strength is in You, In whose heart are the highways to Zion!5Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them.5Happy are the people whose strength is in You, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.
6As they pass through the Valley of Baka, they make it a place of springs; the autumn rains also cover it with pools.6As they go through the Valley of Baca they make it a place of springs; the early rain also covers it with pools.6Passing through the valley of Baca they make it a spring; The early rain also covers it with blessings.6Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools.6As they pass through the Valley of Baca, they make it a source of springwater; even the autumn rain will cover it with blessings.
7They go from strength to strength, till each appears before God in Zion.7They go from strength to strength; each one appears before God in Zion.7They go from strength to strength, Every one of them appears before God in Zion.7They go from strength to strength, every one of them in Zion appeareth before God.7They go from strength to strength; each appears before God in Zion.
8Hear my prayer, LORD God Almighty; listen to me, God of Jacob.8O LORD God of hosts, hear my prayer; give ear, O God of Jacob! Selah8O LORD God of hosts, hear my prayer; Give ear, O God of Jacob! Selah.8O LORD God of hosts, hear my prayer: give ear, O God of Jacob. Selah.8 LORD God of Hosts, hear my prayer; listen, God of Jacob. Selah
9Look on our shield, O God; look with favor on your anointed one.9Behold our shield, O God; look on the face of your anointed!9Behold our shield, O God, And look upon the face of Your anointed.9Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed.9Consider our shield, God; look on the face of Your anointed one.
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10Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere; I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicked.10For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness.10For a day in Your courts is better than a thousand outside. I would rather stand at the threshold of the house of my God Than dwell in the tents of wickedness.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.10Better a day in Your courts than a thousand anywhere else. I would rather be at the door of the house of my God than to live in the tents of wicked people.
11For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.11For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor. No good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly.11For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD gives grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.11For 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.11For the LORD God is a sun and shield. The LORD gives grace and glory; He does not withhold the good from those who live with integrity.
12LORD Almighty, blessed is the one who trusts in you.12O LORD of hosts, blessed is the one who trusts in you!12O LORD of hosts, How blessed is the man who trusts in You!12O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in thee.12Happy is the person who trusts in You, LORD of Hosts!



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