Psalms Chapter 4
(Original 1611 KJV Bible)
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1 Dauid prayeth for audience. 2 He reproueth and exhorteth his enemies. 6 Mans happinesse is in Gods fauour.
[To the chiefe Musician on Neginoth, A Psalme of Dauid.] Heare me, when I call, O God of my righteousnesse: thou hast inlarged mee when I was in distresse, haue mercy vpon me, and heare my prayer.1
O ye sonnes of men, how long will yee turne my glory into shame? how long will yee loue vanitie, and seeke after leasing? Selah.
But know that the Lord hath set apart him that is godly, for himselfe: the Lord will heare when I call vnto him.
Stand in awe, and sinne not: commune with your owne heart vpon your bed, and be still. Selah.
Offer the sacrifices of righteousnesse, and put your trust in the Lord.5
There be many that say, Who wil shew vs any good? Lord lift thou vp the light of thy countenance vpon vs.
Thou hast put gladnesse in my heart, more then in the time that their corne and their wine increased.
I will both lay mee downe in peace, and sleepe: for thou Lord only makest me dwell in safetie.8
Psalms Chapter 4 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):
1 Or, bee gracious vnto me.
5 Psal. 50. 14. & 51. 19.
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