Psalms 4

Evening Prayer of Trust in God.

I.e. Belonging to the choir director’s anthology
For the choir director; on stringed instruments. A Psalm of David.

1 b  Answer me when c  I call, O God
I.e. who maintains my right
of my righteousness!
You have
Lit made room for
f  relieved me in my distress;
Be g  gracious to me and h  hear my prayer.

2O sons of men, how long will i  my
Or glory
honor become k  a reproach?
How long will you love l  what is worthless and aim at m  deception?
Selah may mean: Pause, Crescendo or Musical interlude
3But know that the  Lord has
Another reading is dealt wonderfully with
p  set apart the q  godly man for Himself;
The  Lord r  hears when I call to Him.

I.e. with anger or fear
t  Tremble
Or but
v  and do not sin;
Lit Speak
x  Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.
Or righteous sacrifices
the z  sacrifices of righteousness,
And aa  trust in the  Lord.

6Many are saying ab  Who will show us any good?”
ac  Lift up the light of Your countenance upon us, O  Lord!
7You have put ad  gladness in my heart,
More than when their grain and new wine abound.
8In peace I will
Or at the same time
both af  lie down and sleep,
For You alone, O  Lord, make me to ag  dwell in safety.

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