For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm of David.

1 aAnswer me when I call to you, my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress; have mercy on me and hear my prayer.
References for Psalms 4:1
2 How long will you people turn my glory into shame? How long will you love delusions and seek false godsbc
References for Psalms 4:2
    • f 4:2 - Or "seek lies"
    • g 4:2 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 4.
      3 Know that the LORD has set apart his faithful servant for himself; the LORD hears when I call to him.
      4 Tremble andd do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent.
      References for Psalms 4:4
        • h 4:4 - Or "In your anger" (see Septuagint)
          5 Offer the sacrifices of the righteous and trust in the LORD.
          6 Many, LORD, are asking, “Who will bring us prosperity?” Let the light of your face shine on us.
          References for Psalms 4:6
          7 Fill my heart with joy when their grain and new wine abound.
          8 In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, LORD, make me dwell in safety.