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Psalm 84 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Longing for God’s House

For the choir director: on the Gittith. A psalm of the sons of Korah.

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How lovely is your dwelling place,

LORD of Armies.

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I long and yearn

for the courts of the LORD;

my heart and flesh cry out for[fn] the living God.

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Even 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.

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How happy are those who reside in your house,

who praise you continually.Selah

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Happy are the people whose strength is in you,

whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.

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As they pass through the Valley of Baca,[fn]

they make it a source of springwater;

even the autumn rain will cover it with blessings.[fn]

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They go from strength to strength;

each appears before God in Zion.

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LORD God of Armies, hear my prayer;

listen, God of Jacob.Selah

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Consider our shield,[fn] God;

look on the face of your anointed one.

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Better 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.

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For the LORD God is a sun and shield.

The LORD grants favor and honor;

he does not withhold the good

from those who live with integrity.

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Happy is the person who trusts in you,

LORD of Armies!

CSB Footnotes
Or flesh shout for joy to
Or Valley of Tears
Or pools
= the king

Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017 by Holman Bible Publishers.

Additional information is provided here.

For more information on this translation, see the CSB Preface.

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