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Psalm 3 NCV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

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1 Lord, I have many enemies! Many people have turned against me. 1 O LORD, how many are my foes! How many rise up against me!
2 Many are saying about me, "God won't rescue him."Selah 2 Many are saying of me, "God will not deliver him." "Selah"
3 But, Lord, you are my shield, my wonderful God who gives me courage. 3 But you are a shield around me, O LORD; you bestow glory on me and lift up my head.
4 I will pray to the Lord, and he will answer me from his holy mountain.Selah 4 To the LORD I cry aloud, and he answers me from his holy hill. "Selah"
5 I can lie down and go to sleep, and I will wake up again, because the Lord gives me strength. 5 I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the LORD sustains me.
6 Thousands of troops may surround me, but I am not afraid. 6 I will not fear the tens of thousands drawn up against me on every side.
7 Lord, rise up! My God, come save me! You have struck my enemies on the cheek; you have broken the teeth of the wicked. 7 Arise, O LORD! Deliver me, O my God! Strike all my enemies on the jaw; break the teeth of the wicked.
8 The Lord can save his people. Lord, bless your people.Selah For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm of David. 8 From the LORD comes deliverance. May your blessing be on your people. "Selah"