New American Standard Bible
5 How blessed is the man whose (A)strength is in You,
In [a]whose heart are the (B)highways to Zion!
6 Passing through the valley of [b]Baca they make it a [c]spring;
The (C)early rain also covers it with blessings.
7 They (D)go from strength to strength,
[d]Every one of them (E)appears before God in Zion.
8 O (F)Lord God of hosts, hear my prayer;
Give ear, O (G)God of Jacob! Selah.
9 Behold our (H)shield, O God,
And look upon the face of (I)Your anointed.
10 For (J)a day in Your courts is better than a thousand outside.
I would rather stand at the threshold of the house of my God
Than dwell in the tents of wickedness.
11 For the Lord God is (K)a sun and (L)shield;
The Lord gives grace and (M)glory;
(N)No good thing does He withhold [e]from those who walk [f]uprightly.
12 O Lord of hosts,
How (O)blessed is the man who trusts in You!