Psalm 4 LEB

For the [music] director; with stringed instruments. A psalm of David.

Safety in Yahweh

1 aWhen I call, answer me, O God of my righteousness.b In trouble {deliver me}.c Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.

References for Psalms 4:1

    • j 4:1 - The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm; the English verse number is reduced by one
    • k 4:1 - Or "vindication"
    • l 4:1 - Literally "make wide for me"
      2 O sons of man, how long will my honord be a disgrace? [How long] will you love vanity? [How long] will you seek lies?e Selah

      References for Psalms 4:2

        • m 4:2 - Or "glory"
        • n 4:2 - Or "falsehood"
          3 But know that Yahweh has set apartf for himself [the] faithful one.g Yahweh hears when I call to him.

          References for Psalms 4:3

            • o 4:3 - Or "treated specially"
            • p 4:3 - Or "pious, godly one"
              4 Be disturbed but do not sin. Commune in your hearth on your bed and be silent. Selah

              References for Psalms 4:4

                • q 4:4 - That is, "think it over"
                  5 Offer correct sacrifices,i and {trust in}j Yahweh.

                  References for Psalms 4:5

                    • r 4:5 - Or "right sacrifices"
                    • s 4:5 - Literally "trust to"
                      6 Many are saying, "Who will show us [something] good?" Lift up overk us the light of your face, O Yahweh.

                      References for Psalms 4:6

                        • t 4:6 - Or "upon"
                          7 You have put gladness in my heart more than {when}l their grain and their wine abound.

                          References for Psalms 4:7

                            • u 4:7 - Literally "the time of"
                              8 In peace I will lie down and sleep {at once},m for you alone, O Yahweh, make me dwell safely.

                              References for Psalms 4:8

                                • v 4:8 - Literally "together"