Psalm 84:1-8 NIV

For the director of music. According to gittith. Of the Sons of Korah. A psalm.

1 abHow lovely is your dwelling place, LORD Almighty!

References for Psalms 84:1

    • Ĺ 84:1 - In Hebrew texts 84:1-12 is numbered 84:2-13.
    • ĺ 84:1 - Title: Probably a musical term
      2 My soul yearns, even faints, for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.

      References for Psalms 84:2

      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, LORD Almighty, my King and my God.

      References for Psalms 84:3

      4 Blessed are those who dwell in your house; they are ever praising you.c

      References for Psalms 84:4

        • Ļ 84:4 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 8.
          5 Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.

          References for Psalms 84:5

          6 As they pass through the Valley of Baka, they make it a place of springs; the autumn rains also cover it with pools.d

          References for Psalms 84:6

            • ļ 84:6 - Or "blessings"
              7 They go from strength to strength, till each appears before God in Zion.

              References for Psalms 84:7

              8 Hear my prayer, LORD God Almighty; listen to me, God of Jacob.

              References for Psalms 84:8