Psalm 4 NAS

Evening Prayer of Trust in God.

1 1Answer me when 2I call, O God of my righteousness! You have 3relieved me in my distress; Be 4gracious to me and 5hear my prayer.

References for Psalms 4:1

    • a 4:1 - I.e. who maintains my right
    • b 4:1 - Lit "made room for"
      2 O sons of men, how long will 6my honor become 7a reproach? How long will you love 8what is worthless and aim at 9deception? Selah.

      References for Psalms 4:2

        • c 4:2 - Or "glory"
        • d 4:2 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
          3 But know that the LORD has 10set apart the 11godly man for Himself; The LORD 12hears when I call to Him.

          References for Psalms 4:3

            • e 4:3 - Another reading is "dealt wonderfully with"
              4 13Tremble, 14and do not sin; 15Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

              References for Psalms 4:4

                • f 4:4 - I.e. with anger or fear
                • g 4:4 - Or "but"
                • h 4:4 - Lit "Speak"
                  5 Offer the 16sacrifices of righteousness, And 17trust in the LORD.

                  References for Psalms 4:5

                    • i 4:5 - Or "righteous sacrifices"
                      6 Many are saying, "18Who will show us any good?" 19Lift up the light of Your countenance upon us, O LORD!

                      References for Psalms 4:6

                      7 You have put 20gladness in my heart, More than when their grain and new wine abound.

                      References for Psalms 4:7

                      8 In peace I will both 21lie down and sleep, For You alone, O LORD, make me to 22dwell in safety.

                      References for Psalms 4:8

                        • j 4:8 - Or "at the same time"