Psalm 3 TNIV

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

1 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"a

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        • a 3:2 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verses 4 and 8.
          3 But you, LORD, are a shield2 around me, my glory, the one who lifts my head high.3

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          4 I call out to the LORD,4 and he answers me from his holy mountain.5

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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 though tens of thousands assail me on every side.9

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          7 Arise,10 LORD! Deliver me,11 my God! Strike12 all my enemies on the jaw; break the teeth13 of the wicked.

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          8 From the LORD comes deliverance.14 May your blessing15 be on your people.

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