Psalm 84:4
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New International Version
Blessed are those who dwell in your house; they are ever praising you.

King James Bible
Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee. Selah.

Darby Bible Translation
Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be constantly praising thee. Selah.

World English Bible
Blessed are those who dwell in your house. They are always praising you. Selah.

Young's Literal Translation
O the happiness of those inhabiting Thy house, Yet do they praise Thee. Selah.

Psalm 84:4 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Blessed are they that dwell in thy house - They who have such a constant habitation in thy temple as the sparrow or the swallow has in the house wherein it has built its nest.

They will be still praising thee - They will find it good to draw nigh unto God, as he always pours out his Spirit on his sincere worshippers.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

blessed

Psalm 23:6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.

Psalm 27:4 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...

Psalm 65:4 Blessed is the man whom you choose, and cause to approach to you, that he may dwell in your courts...

Psalm 134:1-3 Behold, bless you the LORD, all you servants of the LORD, which by night stand in the house of the LORD...

they will

Psalm 71:8,15 Let my mouth be filled with your praise and with your honor all the day...

Psalm 145:1,2,21 I will extol you, my God, O king; and I will bless your name for ever and ever...

Isaiah 12:4,5 And in that day shall you say, Praise the LORD, call on his name, declare his doings among the people...

Revelation 7:15 Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple...

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All Sufficiency
"The LORD GOD is a Sun and Shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: "No good thing will He withhold from them that walk uprightly." --PSALM LXXXIV. 11. How pleasant to the heart of a true child to hear his father well spoken of, and to rejoice that he is the child of such a father. We feel that we can never thank GOD sufficiently for our privileged lot, who have been blessed with true and loving Christian parents. But if this be the case with regard to the dim and at best imperfect earthly reflections,
J. Hudson Taylor—A Ribband of Blue

Sparrows and Altars
'Yea, the sparrow hath found 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.'--PSALM lxxxiv. 3. The well-known saying of the saintly Rutherford, when he was silenced and exiled from his parish, echoes and expounds these words. 'When I think,' said he, 'upon the sparrows and swallows that build their nests in the kirk of Anwoth, and of my dumb Sabbaths, my sorrowful, bleared eyes look asquint upon Christ, and present
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

It Remains Then that we Understand as Concerning those Women...
33. It remains then that we understand as concerning those women, whether in Egypt or in Jericho, that for their humanity and mercy they received a reward, in any wise temporal, which indeed itself, while they wist not of it, should by prophetical signification prefigure somewhat eternal. But whether it be ever right, even for the saving of a man's life, to tell a lie, as it is a question in resolving which even the most learned do weary themselves, it did vastly surpass the capacity of those poor
St. Augustine—Against Lying

A Book for Boys and Girls Or, Temporal Things Spritualized.
by John Bunyan, Licensed and entered according to order. London: Printed for, and sold by, R. Tookey, at his Printing House in St. Christopher's Court, in Threadneedle Street, behind the Royal Exchange, 1701. Advertisement by the Editor. Some degree of mystery hangs over these Divine Emblems for children, and many years' diligent researches have not enabled me completely to solve it. That they were written by Bunyan, there cannot be the slightest doubt. 'Manner and matter, too, are all his own.'[1]
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
Psalm 42:5
Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.

Psalm 42:11
Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.

Psalm 65:4
Blessed are those you choose and bring near to live in your courts! We are filled with the good things of your house, of your holy temple.

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