Psalm 84 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah. How lovely is thy dwelling place, O LORD of hosts! 1 How lovely is your dwelling place, O LORD Almighty!
2 My soul longs, yea, faints for the courts of the LORD; my heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God. 2 My soul yearns, even faints, for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.
3 Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, at thy altars, O LORD of hosts, my King and my God. 3 Even the sparrow has found a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may have her young-- a place near your altar, O LORD Almighty, my King and my God.
4 Blessed are those who dwell in thy house, ever singing thy praise! [Selah] 4 Blessed are those who dwell in your house; they are ever praising you. "Selah"
5 Blessed are the men whose strength is in thee, in whose heart are the highways to Zion. 5 Blessed are those whose strength is in you, who have set their hearts on pilgrimage.
6 As they go through the valley of Baca they make it a place of springs; the early rain also covers it with pools. 6 As they pass through the Valley of Baca, they make it a place of springs; the autumn rains also cover it with pools.
7 They go from strength to strength; the God of gods will be seen in Zion. 7 They go from strength to strength, till each appears before God in Zion.
8 O LORD God of hosts, hear my prayer; give ear, O God of Jacob! [Selah] 8 Hear my prayer, O LORD God Almighty; listen to me, O God of Jacob. "Selah"
9 Behold our shield, O God; look upon the face of thine anointed! 9 Look upon our shield, O God; look with favor on your anointed one.
10 For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand elsewhere. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness. 10 Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere; I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicked.
11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield; he bestows favor and honor. No good thing does the LORD withhold from those who walk uprightly. 11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.
12 O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man who trusts in thee! 12 O LORD Almighty, blessed is the man who trusts in you.