Psalm 4
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Answer Me When I Call!

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1For 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.1To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have given me relief when I was in distress. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer!1For the choir director; on stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have relieved me in my distress; Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.1To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm of David. Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.1For the choir director: with stringed instruments. A Davidic psalm. Answer me when I call, God, who vindicates me. You freed me from affliction; be gracious to me and hear my prayer.
2How long will you people turn my glory into shame? How long will you love delusions and seek false gods2O men, how long shall my honor be turned into shame? How long will you love vain words and seek after lies? Selah2O sons of men, how long will my honor become a reproach? How long will you love what is worthless and aim at deception? Selah.2O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah.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 his faithful servant for himself; the LORD hears when I call to him.3But know that the LORD has set apart the godly for himself; the LORD hears when I call to him.3But know that the LORD has set apart the godly man for Himself; The LORD hears when I call to Him.3But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for himself: the LORD will hear when I call unto him.3Know that the LORD has set apart the faithful for Himself; the LORD will hear when I call to Him.
4Tremble and do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent.4Be angry, and do not sin; ponder in your own hearts on your beds, and be silent. Selah4Tremble, and do not sin; Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.4Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.4Be angry and do not sin; on your bed, reflect in your heart and be still. Selah
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5Offer the sacrifices of the righteous and trust in the LORD.5Offer right sacrifices, and put your trust in the LORD.5Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, And trust in the LORD.5Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.5Offer sacrifices in righteousness and trust in the LORD.
6Many, LORD, are asking, "Who will bring us prosperity?" Let the light of your face shine on us.6There are many who say, “Who will show us some good? Lift up the light of your face upon us, O LORD!”6Many are saying, "Who will show us any good?" Lift up the light of Your countenance upon us, O LORD!6There be many that say, Who will shew us any good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.6Many are saying, "Who can show us anything good?" Look on us with favor, LORD.
7Fill my heart with joy when their grain and new wine abound.7You have put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and wine abound.7You have put gladness in my heart, More than when their grain and new wine abound.7Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased.7You have put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and new wine abound.
8In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, LORD, make me dwell in safety.8In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.8In peace I will both lie down and sleep, For You alone, O LORD, make me to dwell in safety.8I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety.8I will both lie down and sleep in peace, for You alone, LORD, make me live in safety.



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