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Psalm 3

RSV 1 A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son. O LORD, how many are my foes! Many are rising against me; NIV 1 O LORD, how many are my foes! How many rise up against me! RSV 2 many are saying of me, there is no help for him in God. [Selah] NIV 2 Many are saying of me, "God will not deliver him." "Selah" RSV 3 But thou, O LORD, art a shield about me, my glory, and the lifter of my head. NIV 3 But you are a shield around me, O LORD; you bestow glory on me and lift up my head. RSV 4 I cry aloud to the LORD, and he answers me from his holy hill. [Selah] NIV 4 To the LORD I cry aloud, and he answers me from his holy hill. "Selah" RSV 5 I lie down and sleep; I wake again, for the LORD sustains me. NIV 5 I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the LORD sustains me. RSV 6 I am not afraid of ten thousands of people who have set themselves against me round about. NIV 6 I will not fear the tens of thousands drawn up against me on every side. RSV 7 Arise, O LORD! Deliver me, O my God! For thou dost smite all my enemies on the cheek, thou dost break the teeth of the wicked. NIV 7 Arise, O LORD! Deliver me, O my God! Strike all my enemies on the jaw; break the teeth of the wicked. RSV 8 Deliverance belongs to the LORD; thy blessing be upon thy people! [Selah] NIV 8 From the LORD comes deliverance. May your blessing be on your people. "Selah"