Bible: Psalm 84
Psalm 84 1
84:1 For the music director; according to the gittith style; 2 written by the Korahites, a psalm.
How lovely is the place where you live, 3
84:2 I desperately want to be 5
in the courts of the
My heart and my entire being 7 shout for joy
to the living God.
84:3 Even the birds find a home there,
and the swallow 8 builds a nest,
where she can protect her young 9
near your altars, O
my king and my God.
84:4 How blessed 10 are those who live in your temple
and praise you continually! (Selah)
84:5 How blessed are those who 11 find their strength in you,
and long to travel the roads that lead to your temple! 12
84:6 As they pass through the Baca Valley, 13
he provides a spring for them. 14
84:7 They are sustained as they travel along; 17
each one appears 18 before God in Zion.
hear my prayer!
Listen, O God of Jacob! (Selah)
84:9 O God, take notice of our shield! 20
Show concern for your chosen king! 21
84:10 Certainly 22 spending just one day in your temple courts is better
than spending a thousand elsewhere. 23
I would rather stand at the entrance 24 to the temple of my God
than live 25 in the tents of the wicked.
84:11 For the
he withholds no good thing from those who have integrity. 28
how blessed are those who trust in you! 30