Psalms 84

Psalms 84:1  
How lovely are your dwellings, Yahweh of Armies!

Psalms 84:2  
My soul longs, and even faints for the courts of Yahweh. My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.

Psalms 84:3  
Yes, the sparrow has found a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may have her young, near your altars, Yahweh of Armies, my King, and my God.

Psalms 84:4  
Blessed are those who dwell in your house. They are always praising you. Selah.

Psalms 84:5  
Blessed are those whose strength is in you, who have set their hearts on a pilgrimage.

Psalms 84:6  
Passing through the valley of Weeping, they make it a place of springs. Yes, the autumn rain covers it with blessings.

Psalms 84:7  
They go from strength to strength. Every one of them appears before God in Zion.

Psalms 84:8  
Yahweh, God of Armies, hear my prayer. Listen, God of Jacob. Selah.

Psalms 84:9  
Behold, God our shield, look at the face of your anointed.

Psalms 84:10  
For a day in your courts is better than a thousand. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.

Psalms 84:11  
For Yahweh God is a sun and a shield. Yahweh will give grace and glory. He withholds no good thing from those who walk blamelessly.

Psalms 84:12  
Yahweh of Armies, blessed is the man who trusts in you.

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