Psalms Chapter 84
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1 The Prophet longing for the communion of the Sanctuarie, 4 sheweth how blessed they are that dwell therein. 8 Hee prayeth to be restored vnto it.

1 [To the chiefe musician vpon Gittith, a Psalme for the sonnes of Korah.] How amiable are thy tabernacles, O Lord of hostes!

2 My soule longeth, yea euen fainteth for the courts of the Lord: my heart and my flesh cryeth out for the liuing God.

3 Yea the sparrowe hath found an house, and the swallow a nest for her selfe, where she may lay her young, euen thine altars, O Lord of hostes, my king and my God.

4 Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they wilbe still praysing thee. Selah.

5 Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee: in whose heart are the wayes of them:

6 Who passing through the valley of Baca, make it a well: the raine also filleth the pooles.6

7 They goe from strength to strength: euery one of them in Zion appeareth before God.7

8 O Lord God of hostes, heare my prayer: giue eare, O God of Iacob. Selah.

The desire of the godly.

9 Behold, O God our shield: and looke vpon the face of thine anointed.

10 For a day in thy courts, is better then a thousand: I had rather be a doore keeper in the house of my God, then to dwell in the tents of wickednesse.10

11 For the Lord God is a sunne and shield: the Lord will giue grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walke vprightly.11

12 O Lord of hostes: blessed is the man that trusteth in thee.


Psalms Chapter 84 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):

6 Or, of mulbery-trees make him a well &c. , Heb. couereth.
7 Or, from companie to companie.
10 Heb. I would choose rather to sit at the threshold.
11 Psal. 2.12. & 34.9.

* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania


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