Psalm 3 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 LORD, how are they increased that trouble me! many are they that rise up against me. 1 O LORD, how many are my foes! How many rise up against me!
2 Many there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah. 2 Many are saying of me, "God will not deliver him." "Selah"
3 But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head. 3 But you are a shield around me, O LORD; you bestow glory on me and lift up my head.
4 I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah. 4 To the LORD I cry aloud, and he answers me from his holy hill. "Selah"
5 I laid me down and slept ; I awaked ; for the LORD sustained me. 5 I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the LORD sustains me.
6 I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people, that have set themselves against me round about. 6 I will not fear the tens of thousands drawn up against me on every side.
7 Arise , O LORD; save me, O my God: for thou hast smitten all mine enemies upon the cheek bone; thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly. 7 Arise, O LORD! Deliver me, O my God! Strike all my enemies on the jaw; break the teeth of the wicked.
8 Salvation belongeth unto the LORD: thy blessing is upon thy people. Selah. 8 From the LORD comes deliverance. May your blessing be on your people. "Selah"