Psalm 3 A Psalm of David. When he fled from Absalom his son. 3 1LORD, HOW they are increased who trouble me! Many are they who rise up against me. 2Many are saying of me, There is no help for him in God. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! 3But You, O Lord, are a shield for me, my glory, and the lifter of my head. 4With my voice I cry to the Lord, and He hears and answers me out of His holy hill. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! 5I lay down and slept; I wakened again, for the Lord sustains me. 6I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people who have set themselves against me round about. 7Arise, O Lord; save me, O my God! For You have struck all my enemies on the cheek; You have broken the teeth of the ungodly. 8Salvation belongs to the Lord; May Your blessing be upon Your people. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
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