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Psalm 4 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. Answer me when I call, O God of my right! Thou hast given me room when I was in distress. Be gracious to 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 men, how long shall my honor suffer shame? How long will you love vain words, and seek after lies? [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 has set apart the godly for himself; the LORD hears when I call to him. 3 Know that the LORD has set apart the godly for himself; the LORD will hear when I call to him.
4 Be angry, but sin not; commune with your own hearts on your beds, and be silent. [Selah] 4 In your anger do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent. "Selah"
5 Offer right sacrifices, and put your trust in the LORD. 5 Offer right sacrifices and trust in the LORD.
6 There are many who say, "O that we might see some good! Lift up the light of thy countenance upon us, O LORD!" 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 more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and wine abound. 7 You have filled my heart with greater joy than when their grain and new wine abound.
8 In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for thou alone, O LORD, makest me dwell in safety. 8 I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.