How lovely is thy dwelling place

How lovely is thy dwelling place.  Scottish Psalter*, 1564 onwards. This metrical psalm was the version of Psalm 84 in the first Scottish psalm book after the Reformation, entitled The forme and ministration of the sacraments &c. used in the English church at Geneva, approved and received by the Church of Scotland. Whereunto besydes that was in the former bokes, are also added sondrie other prayers, with the whole psalms of David in English meter (Edinburgh: Robert Lekprevik, 1564). Psalm 84 was given as ‘Psalme LXXXIIII  I.Hop.’ signifying John Hopkins*. It was prefaced by a description of the contents, part of which read: David driven foorth of his countrie, desireth moste...

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