1 {To the chief Musician. Upon the Gittith. Of the sons of Korah. A Psalm.} How amiable are thy tabernacles, O Jehovah of hosts!

References for Psalms 84:1

    • a 84:1 - See Ps. 8.
      2 My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of Jehovah; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.
      3 Yea, the sparrow hath found a house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she layeth her young, thine altars, O Jehovah of hosts, my King and my God.
      4 Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be constantly praising thee. Selah.
      5 Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee, -- they, in whose heart are the highways.
      6 Passing through the valley of Baca, they make it a well-spring; yea, the early rain covereth it with blessings.

      References for Psalms 84:6

        • b 84:6 - Or 'of weeping.'
        • c 84:6 - See Deut. 11.14. The autumn rain: the first with reference to the time of sowing.
          7 They go from strength to strength: [each one] will appear before God in Zion.
          8 Jehovah, God of hosts, hear my prayer; give ear, O God of Jacob. Selah.
          9 Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed.
          10 For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather stand at the threshold of the house of my God, than dwell in the tents of wickedness.
          11 For Jehovah Elohim is a sun and shield: Jehovah will give grace and glory; no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
          12 Jehovah of hosts, blessed is the man that confideth in thee!