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

    • e 4:1 - In Hebrew texts 4:1-8 is numbered 4:2-9.
      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.

          References for Psalms 4:3

          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.

              References for Psalms 4:5

              6 Many, LORD, are asking, “Who will bring us prosperity?” Let the light of your face shine on us.

              References for Psalms 4:6