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For the Chief Musician; set to the Gittith. A Psalm of the sons of Korah.

1How amiable are thy tabernacles, O LORD of hosts!

2My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh cry out unto the living God.

3Yea, the sparrow hath found her an house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even thine altars, O LORD of hosts, my King, and my God.

4Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee.

Selah

5Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the highways to Zion.

6Passing through the valley of Weeping they make it a place of springs; yea, the early rain covereth it with blessings.

7They go from strength to strength, every one of them appeareth before God in Zion.

8O LORD God of hosts, hear my prayer: give ear, O God of Jacob.

Selah

9Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed.

10For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.

11For the LORD God is a sun and a shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

12O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in thee.

PUBLIC DOMAIN
This translation was first published in 1885. This public domain Bible translation is brought to you courtesy of eBible.org.

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