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The Psalms 4

An Evening Prayer of Trust in God
To the chief Musician on Neg’inoth, A Psalm of David.

1  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.
2  O ye sons of men,
how long will ye turn my glory into shame?
How long will ye love vanity,
and seek after leasing?
3  But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for himself:
the LORD will hear when I call unto him.
4  Stand in awe, and sin not: Eph. 4.26
commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still.
5  Offer the sacrifices of righteousness,
and put your trust in the LORD.
6  There be many that say, Who will show us any good?
LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.
7  Thou hast put gladness in my heart,
more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased.
8  I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep:
for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety.

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