Psalm 4 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Hear me when I call , O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer. 1 Answer me when I call to you, O my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress; be merciful to me and hear my prayer.
2 O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah. 2 How long, O men, will you turn my glory into shame ? How long will you love delusions and seek false gods ? "Selah"
3 But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for himself: the LORD will hear when I call unto him. 3 Know that the LORD has set apart the godly for himself; the LORD will hear when I call to him.
4 Stand in awe , and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still . Selah. 4 In your anger do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent. "Selah"
5 Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD. 5 Offer right sacrifices and trust in the LORD.
6 There be many that say , Who will shew us any good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us. 6 Many are asking, "Who can show us any good?" Let the light of your face shine upon us, O LORD.
7 Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased . 7 You have filled my heart with greater joy than when their grain and new wine abound.
8 I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep : for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety. 8 I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.