Psalm 84:4
New International Version
Blessed are those who dwell in your house; they are ever praising you.

New Living Translation
What joy for those who can live in your house, always singing your praises. Interlude

English Standard Version
Blessed are those who dwell in your house, ever singing your praise! Selah

Berean Study Bible
How blessed are those who dwell in Your house! They are ever praising You. Selah

King James Bible
Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee. Selah.

New King James Version
Blessed are those who dwell in Your house; They will still be praising You. Selah

New American Standard Bible
Blessed are those who dwell in Your house! They are ever praising You. Selah

NASB 1995
How blessed are those who dwell in Your house! They are ever praising You. Selah.

NASB 1977
How blessed are those who dwell in Thy house! They are ever praising Thee. Selah.

Amplified Bible
Blessed and greatly favored are those who dwell in Your house and Your presence; They will be singing Your praises all the day long. Selah.

Christian Standard Bible
How happy are those who reside in your house, who praise you continually. Selah

Holman Christian Standard Bible
How happy are those who reside in Your house, who praise You continually. Selah

American Standard Version
Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: They will be still praising thee. Selah

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Blessed are those who dwell in your house; they shall praise you for eternity!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will praise thee evermore. Pause.

Contemporary English Version
You bless everyone who lives in your house, and they sing your praises.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed are they that dwell in thy house, O Lord: they shall praise thee for ever and ever.

English Revised Version
Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee. Selah

Good News Translation
How happy are those who live in your Temple, always singing praise to you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Blessed are those who live in your house. They are always praising you. [Selah]

International Standard Version
How happy are those who live in your Temple, for they can praise you continuously. Interlude

JPS Tanakh 1917
Happy are they that dwell in Thy house, They are ever praising Thee. Selah

Literal Standard Version
O the blessedness of those inhabiting Your house, "" Yet they praise You. Selah.

NET Bible
How blessed are those who live in your temple and praise you continually! (Selah)

New Heart English Bible
Blessed are those who dwell in your house. They are ever praising you. Selah.

World English Bible
Blessed are those who dwell in your house. They are always praising you. Selah.

Young's Literal Translation
O the happiness of those inhabiting Thy house, Yet do they praise Thee. Selah.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Better is One Day in Your Courts
3Even the sparrow has found a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she places her young near Your altars, O LORD of Hosts, my King and my God. 4How blessed are those who dwell in Your house! They are ever praising You. Selah 5Blessed are those whose strength is in You, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.…

Cross References
Psalm 42:5
Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why the unease within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise Him for the salvation of His presence.

Psalm 42:11
Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why the unease within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise Him, my Savior and my God.

Psalm 65:4
Blessed is the one You choose and bring near to dwell in Your courts! We are filled with the goodness of Your house, the holiness of Your temple.


Treasury of Scripture

Blessed are they that dwell in your house: they will be still praising you. Selah.

blessed

Psalm 23:6
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.

Psalm 27:4
One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to inquire in his temple.

Psalm 65:4
Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple.

they will

Psalm 71:8,15
Let my mouth be filled with thy praise and with thy honour all the day…

Psalm 145:1,2,21
David's Psalm of praise. I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever…

Isaiah 12:4,5
And in that day shall ye say, Praise the LORD, call upon his name, declare his doings among the people, make mention that his name is exalted…









Verse 4. - Blessed are they that dwell in thy house. As the Korahite Levites did, being "keepers of the gates" of the Lord's house (1 Chronicles 9:19; 1 Chronicles 26:1). They will be still praising thee. It is their privilege to be always praising thee. "The speaker regards the temple as predominantly the house of praise" (Cheyne).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
How blessed
אַ֭שְׁרֵי (’aš·rê)
Interjection
Strong's 835: Happiness, interjection, how happy!

are those who dwell
יוֹשְׁבֵ֣י (yō·wō·šə·ḇê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

in Your house;
בֵיתֶ֑ךָ (ḇê·ṯe·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1004: A house

they are ever
ע֝֗וֹד (‘ō·wḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 5750: Iteration, continuance, again, repeatedly, still, more

praising You.
יְֽהַלְל֥וּךָ (yə·hal·lū·ḵā)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1984: To shine

Selah
סֶּֽלָה׃ (se·lāh)
Interjection
Strong's 5542: Suspension, pause


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