84:1 How lovely are your dwellings, Yahweh of Hosts!
84:2 My soul longs, and even faints for the courts of Yahweh. My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.
84:3 Yes, the sparrow has found a home, And the swallow a nest for herself, where she may have her young, Near your altars, Yahweh of Hosts, My King, and my God.
84:4 Blessed are those who dwell in your house. They are always praising you. Selah.
84:5 Blessed is the man whose strength is in you; Who have set their hearts on a pilgrimage.
84:6 Passing through the valley of Weeping, they make it a place of springs. Yes, the autumn rain covers it with blessings.
84:7 They go from strength to strength. Everyone of them appears before God in Zion.
84:8 Yahweh, God of hosts, hear my prayer. Listen, God of Jacob. Selah.
84:9 Behold, God our shield, Look at the face of your anointed.
84:10 For a day in your courts is better than a thousand. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, Than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.
84:11 For Yahweh God is a sun and a shield. Yahweh will give grace and glory. He withholds no good thing from those who walk blamelessly.
84:12 Yahweh of Hosts, Blessed is the man who trusts in you. Psalm 85 For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by the sons of Korah.