Psalm 3 CSB

Confidence in Troubled Times

A psalm of David when he fled from his son Absalom.

1 Lord, how my foes increase! There are many who attack me.

References for Psalms 3:1

      2 Many say about me, "There is no help for him in God." Selah
      3 But You, Lord, are a shield around me,a my glory, and the One who lifts up my head.

      References for Psalms 3:3

        • a 3:3 - Ps 5:12; 28:7
          4 I cry aloud to the Lord, and He answers me from His holy mountain. Selah
          5 I lie down and sleep; I wake again because the Lord sustains me.
          6 I am not afraid of the thousands of people who have taken their stand against me on every side.b

          References for Psalms 3:6

            • b 3:6 - Ps 27:3
              7 Rise up, Lord! Save me, my God! You strike all my enemies on the cheek; You break the teeth of the wicked.
              8 Salvation belongs to the Lord;c may Your blessing be on Your people. Selah

              References for Psalms 3:8

                • c 3:8 - Rv 7:10