Psalms 4:4

4 Tremble and[a] do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent.

Psalms 4:4 in Other Translations

KJV
4 Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.
ESV
4 Be angry, and do not sin; ponder in your own hearts on your beds, and be silent. Selah
NLT
4 Don’t sin by letting anger control you. Think about it overnight and remain silent. Interlude
MSG
4 Complain if you must, but don't lash out. Keep your mouth shut, and let your heart do the talking.
CSB
4 Be angry and do not sin; on your bed, reflect in your heart and be still. Selah

Psalms 4:4 In-Context

2 How long will you people turn my glory into shame? How long will you love delusions and seek false gods
3 Know that the LORD has set apart his faithful servant for himself; the LORD hears when I call to him.
4 Tremble and do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent.
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.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Ephesians 4:26*
  • 2. Psalms 63:6; Daniel 2:28; Psalms 77:6

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Or "In your anger" (see Septuagint)
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