11Answer me when 2I call, O Godaof my righteousness! You have b3relieved me in my distress; Be 4gracious to me and 5hear my prayer.
O sons of men, howlong will 6my chonor become 7a reproach? How long will you love8what is worthless and aim at 9deception? dSelah.
But know that the LORD has e10setapart the 11godlyman for Himself; The LORD12hears when I call to Him.
4f13Tremble, g14and do not sin; h15Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.
5Offerithe 16sacrifices of righteousness, And 17trust in the LORD.
6Many are saying, "18Who will show us any good?" 19Lift up the light of Your countenance upon us, O LORD!
You have put20gladness in my heart, Morethanwhen their grain and newwineabound.
In peace I will jboth21liedown and sleep, For You alone, O LORD, make me to 22dwell in safety.