Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NIV
Your Bible Version is the NIV
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible

Psalm 4 :: New International Version (NIV)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Listen to the Bible
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:1 - [fn]For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm of David. Answer me when I call to you, my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress; have mercy on me and hear my prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:2 - How long will you people turn my glory into shame? How long will you love delusions and seek false gods[fn][fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:3 - Know that the LORD has set apart his faithful servant for himself; the LORD hears when I call to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:4 - Tremble and[fn] do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:5 - Offer the sacrifices of the righteous and trust in the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:6 - Many, LORD, are asking, “Who will bring us prosperity?” Let the light of your face shine on us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:7 - Fill my heart with joy when their grain and new wine abound.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:8 - In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, LORD, make me dwell in safety.
NIV Footnotes
In Hebrew texts 4:1-8 is numbered 4:2-9.
Or seek lies
The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 4.
Or In your anger (see Septuagint)

Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.®
Used by Permission of Biblica, Inc.® All rights reserved worldwide.

See detailed copyright information.

For more information on this translation, see the NIV Preface.

BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NIV

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
Search NIV

Let's Connect
Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization