Psalm 3:1-6 NIV

A psalm of David. When he fled from his son Absalom.

1 O LORD, how many are my foes! How many rise up against me!

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      2 Many are saying of me, "God will not deliver him.1" "Selah"a

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        • a 3:2 - A word of uncertain meaning, occurring frequently in the Psalms; possibly a musical term
          3 But you are a shield2 around me, O LORD; you bestow glory on me and liftb up my head.3

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            • b 3:3 - Or "Lord, / my Glorious One, who lifts"
              4 To the LORD I cry aloud,4 and he answers me from his holy hill.5 "Selah"

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              5 I lie down and sleep;6 I wake again,7 because the LORD sustains me.

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              6 I will not fear8 the tens of thousands drawn up against me on every side.9

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