Psalms

Psalm 4 ©

1David prayeth God to hear him: 2he reproveth his enemies, and exhorteth them. 6Man's happiness consisteth in the favour of God.

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To the 1chief Musician on aNeginoth, A Psalm of David.

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HEAR me when I call, bO God of my righteousness: thou chast enlarged me when I was in distress; 2have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.

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O ye dsons of men, how long will ye turn emy glory into shame? how long fwill ye love vanity, and seek after *leasing? Selah.

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But know that the LORD ghath set apart him that is godly for himself: the LORD hwill hear when I call unto him.

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iStand in awe, and sin not: jcommune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

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Offer kthe sacrifices of righteousness, and lput your trust in the LORD.

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There be mmany that say, Who will shew us any good? LORD, nlift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.

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Thou ohast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased.

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I pwill both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety.