Psalm 4 A Night Prayer For the choir director: with stringed instruments. A Davidic psalm. 4 1Answer me when I call, God, who vindicates me.[X] You freed me from affliction; be gracious to me and hear my prayer. 2How long, exalted men, will my honor be insulted? How long will you love what is worthless and pursue a lie?Selah 3Know that the Lord has set apart the faithful for Himself; the Lord will hear when I call to Him. 4Be angry[Y] and do not sin; on your bed, reflect in your heart and be still.Selah 5Offer sacrifices in righteousness[Z] and trust in the Lord. 6Many are saying, “Who can show us anything good?” Look on us with favor, Lord. 7You have put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and new wine abound. 8I will both lie down and sleep in peace, for You alone, Lord, make me live in safety.
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