YouVersion Logo
Search Icon

Psalms 84

Psalm 84
Longing for God’s House
For the choir director: on the Gittith.#Ps 8; 81 A psalm of the sons of Korah.
1How lovely is your dwelling place,
Lord of Armies.#Ps 43:3; 132:5
2I long and yearn
for the courts of the Lord;
my heart and flesh cry out for#84:2 Or flesh shout for joy to the living God.#Ps 42:1–2; 63:1
3Even a sparrow finds a home,
and a swallow, a nest for herself
where she places her young —
near your altars, Lord of Armies,
my King and my God.#Ps 5:2; 43:4
4How happy are those who reside in your house,
who praise you continually.#Ps 65:4Selah
5Happy are the people whose strength is in you,
whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.#Ps 119:2; 122:1
6As they pass through the Valley of Baca,#84:6 Or Valley of Tears
they make it a source of spring water;
even the autumn rain will cover it with blessings.#84:6 Or pools#Ezk 34:26; Jl 2:23
7They go from strength to strength;
each appears before God in Zion.#Pr 4:18; Is 40:31
8 Lord God of Armies, hear my prayer;
listen, God of Jacob.#Ps 39:12; 54:2; 86:6Selah
9Consider our shield,#84:9 = the king God;#Ps 3:3; 115:9–11
look on the face of your anointed one.#1Sm 2:10; 2Ch 6:42; Ps 132:17
10Better a day in your courts
than a thousand anywhere else.
I would rather stand at the threshold of the house of my God
than live in the tents of wicked people.#Ps 27:4
11For the Lord God is a sun and shield.#Ps 3:3; 5:12; 18:2; 28:7; 119:114; Is 60:19–20; Rv 21:23
The Lord grants favor and honor;
he does not withhold the good
from those who live with integrity.#Pr 2:7
12Happy is the person who trusts in you,
Lord of Armies!#Ps 40:4

Currently Selected:

Psalms 84: CSB





Want to have your highlights saved across all your devices? Sign up or sign in

YouVersion uses cookies to personalize your experience. By using our website, you accept our use of cookies as described in our Privacy Policy