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Psalm 3 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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The LORD Helps His Troubled People
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:1 - A Psalm of David when he fled from Absalom his son.

LORD, how they have increased who trouble me!
Many are they who rise up against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:2 - Many are they who say of me,
“There is no help for him in God.” Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:3 - But You, O LORD, are a shield for me,
My glory and the One who lifts up my head.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:4 - I cried to the LORD with my voice,
And He heard me from His holy hill. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:5 - I lay down and slept;
I awoke, for the LORD sustained me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:6 - I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people
Who have set themselves against me all around.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:7 - Arise, O LORD;
Save me, O my God!
For You have struck all my enemies on the cheekbone;
You have broken the teeth of the ungodly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:8 - Salvation belongs to the LORD.
Your blessing is upon Your people. Selah

New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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