Psalm 4:1-7 NIV

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

1 Answer me1 when I call to you, O my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress;2 be merciful3 to me and hear my prayer.4

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2 How long, O men, will you turn my glory5 into shamea ?6 How long will you love delusions and seek false godsb ?7 "Selah"

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    • a 4:2 - Or "you dishonor my Glorious One"
    • b 4:2 - Or "seek lies"
      3 Know that the LORD has set apart the godly8 for himself; the LORD will hear9 when I call to him.

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      4 In your anger do not sin;10 when you are on your beds,11 search your hearts and be silent. "Selah"

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      5 Offer right sacrifices and trust in the LORD.12

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      6 Many are asking, "Who can show us any good?" Let the light of your face shine upon us,13 O LORD.

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      7 You have filled my heart14 with greater joy15 than when their grain and new wine16 abound.

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