Psalm 27:4 {26:4}
Good News Translation
I have asked the LORD for one thing; one thing only do I want: to live in the LORD's house all my life, to marvel there at his goodness, and to ask for his guidance.

Contemporary English Version
I ask only one thing, LORD: Let me live in your house every day of my life to see how wonderful you are and to pray in your temple.

Douay-Rheims Bible
One thing I have asked of the Lord, this will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life. That I may see the delight of the Lord, and may visit his temple.

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One thing I have asked of the Lord, this will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life. That I may see the delight of the Lord, and may visit his temple.

one

Psalm 26:8 I have loved, O Lord, the beauty of thy house; and the place where thy glory dwelleth.

Luke 10:42 But one thing is necessary. Mary hath chosen the best part, which shall not be taken away from her.

Philippians 3:13 Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended. But one thing I do: Forgetting the things that are behind and stretching forth myself to those that are before,

seek

Psalm 27:8 My heart hath said to thee: My face hath sought thee: thy face, O Lord, will I still seek.

Jeremiah 29:13 You shall seek me, and shall find me: when you shall seek me with all your heart.

Daniel 9:3 And I set my face to the Lord, my God, to pray and make supplication with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes.

Matthew 6:33 Seek ye therefore first the kingdom of God, and his justice, and all these things shall be added unto you.

Matthew 7:7,8 Ask, and it shall be given you: seek, and you shall find: knock, and it shall be opened to you. . . .

Luke 11:9,10 And I say to you: Ask, and it shall be given you: seek, and you shall find: knock, and it shall be opened to you. . . .

Luke 13:24 Strive to enter by the narrow gate: for many, I say to you, shall seek to enter and shall not be able.

Luke 18:1 And he spoke also a parable to them, that we ought always to pray and not to faint,

Hebrews 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please God. For he that cometh to God must believe that he is: and is a rewarder to them that seek him.

dwell

Psalm 23:6 And thy mercy will follow me all the days of my life. And that I may dwell in the house of the Lord unto length of days.

Psalm 26:6 I will wash my hands among the innocent; and will compass thy altar, O Lord:

Psalm 65:4 Blessed is he whom thou hast chosen and taken to thee: he shall dwell in thy courts. We shall be filled with the good things of thy house; holy is thy temple,

Psalm 84:4,10 Blessed are they that dwell in thy house, O Lord: they shall praise thee for ever and ever. . . .

1 Samuel 1:11 And she made a vow, saying: O Lord of hosts, if thou wilt look down, and wilt be mindful of me, and not forget thy handmaid, and wilt give to thy servant a manchild: I will give him to the Lord all the days of his life, and no razor shall come upon his head.

Luke 2:37 And she was a widow until fourscore and four years: who departed not from the temple, by fastings and prayers serving night and day.

1 Timothy 5:5 But she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, let her trust in God and continue in supplications and prayers night and day.

behold

Psalm 50:2 Out of Sion the loveliness of his beauty.

Psalm 63:2 In a desert land, and where there is no way, and no water: so in the sanctuary have I come before thee, to see thy power and thy glory.

Psalm 90:17 And let the brightness of the Lord our God be upon us: and direct thou the works of our hands over us; yea, the work of our hands do thou direct.

Zechariah 9:9 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Sion, shout for joy, O daughter of Jerusalem: BEHOLD THY KING will come to thee, the just and saviour: he is poor, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt, the foal of an ass.

2 Corinthians 3:18 But we all, beholding the glory of the Lord with open face, are transformed into the same image from glory to glory, as by the Spirit of the Lord.

2 Corinthians 4:6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God, in the face of Christ Jesus.

beauty.

Psalm 63:2-5 In a desert land, and where there is no way, and no water: so in the sanctuary have I come before thee, to see thy power and thy glory. . . .

enquire

1 Samuel 22:10 And he consulted the Lord for him, and gave him victuals, and gave him the sword of Goliath, the Philistine.

1 Samuel 30:8 And David consulted the Lord, saying: Shall I pursue after these robbers, and shall I overtake them, or not? And the Lord said to him: Pursue after them: for thou shalt surely overtake them and recover the prey.

2 Samuel 21:1 And there was a famine in the days of David for three years successively: and David consulted the oracle of the Lord. And the Lord said: It is for Saul, and his bloody house, because he slow the Gabaonites.

1 Chronicles 10:13,14 So Saul died for his iniquities, because he transgressed the commandment of the Lord, which he had commanded, and kept it not: and moreover consulted also a witch, . . .

Context
The LORD is My Salvation
3If armies in camp should stand together against me, my heart shall not fear. If a battle should rise up against me, in this will I be confident. 4One thing I have asked of the Lord, this will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life. That I may see the delight of the Lord, and may visit his temple.5For he hath hidden me in his tabernacle; in the day of evils, he hath protected me in the secret place of his tabernacle.…
Cross References
Luke 10:42
But one thing is necessary. Mary hath chosen the best part, which shall not be taken away from her.

Psalm 18:6
In my affliction I called upon the Lord, and I cried to my God: And he heard my voice from his holy temple: and my cry before him came into his ears.

Psalm 23:6
And thy mercy will follow me all the days of my life. And that I may dwell in the house of the Lord unto length of days.

Psalm 24:6
This is the generation of them that seek him, of them that seek the face of the God of Jacob.

Psalm 26:8
I have loved, O Lord, the beauty of thy house; and the place where thy glory dwelleth.

Psalm 61:4
In thy tabernacle I shall dwell for ever: I shall be protected under the covert of thy wings.

Psalm 63:2
In a desert land, and where there is no way, and no water: so in the sanctuary have I come before thee, to see thy power and thy glory.

Psalm 73:17
Until I go into the sanctuary of God, and understand concerning their last ends.

Psalm 84:10
For better is one day in thy courts above thousands. I have chosen to be an abject in the house of my God, rather than to dwell in the tabernacles of sinners.

Psalm 90:17
And let the brightness of the Lord our God be upon us: and direct thou the works of our hands over us; yea, the work of our hands do thou direct.

Isaiah 58:13
If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy own will in my holy day, and call the sabbath delightful, and the holy of the Lord glorious, and glorify him, while thou dost not thy own ways, and thy own will is not found, to speak a word:

Ezekiel 24:21
Speak to the house of Israel: Thus saith the Lord God: Behold I will profane my sanctuary, the glory of your realm, and the thing that your eyes desire, and for which your soul feareth: your sons, and your daughters, whom you have left, shall fall by the sword.

Zechariah 9:17
For what is the good thing of him, and what is his beautiful thing, but the corn of the elect, and wine springing forth virgins?

Zechariah 11:7
And I will feed the flock of slaughter for this, O ye poor of the flock. And I took unto me two rods, one I called Beauty, and the other I called a Cord, and I fed the flock.

Additional Translations
One thing I have asked of the LORD, this is what I desire: to dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the LORD and seek Him in His temple.One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to inquire in his temple.

One thing have I asked of Jehovah, that will I seek after; That I may dwell in the house of Jehovah all the days of my life, To behold the beauty of Jehovah, And to inquire in his temple.

One thing have I asked of the Lord, this will I earnestly seek: that I should dwell in the house of the Lord, all the days of my life, that I should behold the fair beauty of the Lord, and survey his temple.

One [thing] have I asked of Jehovah, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of Jehovah all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of Jehovah, and to inquire [of him] in his temple.

One thing have I asked of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to inquire in his temple.

One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to inquire in his temple.

One thing I have asked of Yahweh, that I will seek after, that I may dwell in the house of Yahweh all the days of my life, to see Yahweh's beauty, and to inquire in his temple.

One thing I asked of Jehovah -- it I seek. My dwelling in the house of Jehovah, All the days of my life, To look on the pleasantness of Jehovah, And to inquire in His temple.
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