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Psalm 4 :: New International Version (NIV)

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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)

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