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(4:1) For the Leader;
with string-music.
A Psalm of David.
(4:2) Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness, Thou who didst set me free when I was in distress;
be gracious unto me, and hear my prayer.
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(4:3) O ye sons of men, how long shall my glory be put to shame, in that ye love vanity, and seek after falsehood?
Selah
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(4:4) But know that the LORD hath set apart the godly man as His own;
the LORD will hear when I call unto Him.
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(4:5) Tremble, and sin not;
commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still.
Selah
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(4:6) Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.
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(4:7) Many there are that say: "Oh that we could see some good!" LORD, lift Thou up the light of Thy countenance upon us.
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(4:8) Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than when their corn and their wine increase.
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(4:9) In peace will I both lay me down and sleep;
for Thou, LORD, makest me dwell alone in safety.