Psalms 4

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.
How long will you people turn my glory into shame?
How long will you love delusions and seek false gods?
Or seek lies
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The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 4.

Know that the  Lord has set apart his faithful servant for himself;
the  Lord hears when I call to him.
Tremble and
Or In your anger (see Septuagint)
do not sin;
when you are on your beds,
search your hearts and be silent.
Offer the sacrifices of the righteous
and trust in the  Lord.
Many,  Lord, are asking, ‘Who will bring us prosperity?’
Let the light of your face shine on us.
Fill my heart with joy
when their grain and new wine abound.
In peace I will lie down and sleep,
for you alone,  Lord,
make me dwell in safety.
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