NASB — Psalms 4 — KJV

Evening Prayer of Trust in God.

For the choir director; on stringed instruments. A Psalm of David.

  1 aAnswer me when bI call, O God Iof my righteousness!
  You have IIcrelieved me in my distress;
  Be dgracious to me and ehear my prayer.

[1] I.e. Belonging to the choir director’s anthology II.e. who maintains my right IILit made room for aPs 3:4; 17:6 bPs 18:6 cPs 18:18, 19 dPs 25:16 ePs 17:6; 39:12

  2 ¶ O sons of men, how long will amy Ihonor become ba reproach?
  [How long] will you love cwhat is worthless and aim at ddeception?
      IISelah.
  3 But know that the LORD has Iaset apart the bgodly man for Himself;
  The LORD chears when I call to Him.

[2] IOr glory IISelah may mean: Pause, Crescendo or Musical interlude aPs 3:3 bPs 69:7-10, 19, 20 cPs 12:2; 31:6 dPs 31:18
[3] IAnother reading is dealt wonderfully with aPs 135:4 bPs 31:23; 50:5; 79:2 cPs 6:8, 9; 17:6

  4IaTremble, IIband do not sin;
  IIIcMeditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still.
      Selah.
  5 Offer Ithe asacrifices of righteousness,
  And btrust in the LORD.

[4] II.e. with anger or fear IIOr but IIILit Speak aPs 99:1 bPs 119:11; Ep 4:26 cPs 77:6
[5] IOr righteous sacrifices aDt 33:19; Ps 51:19 bPs 37:3, 5; 62:8

  6 ¶ Many are saying, “aWho will show us [any] good?”
  bLift up the light of Your countenance upon us, O LORD!
  7 You have put agladness in my heart,
  More than when their grain and new wine abound.
  8 In peace I will Iboth alie down and sleep,
  For You alone, O LORD, make me to bdwell in safety.

[6] aJb 7:7; 9:25 bNu 6:26; Ps 80:3, 7, 19
[7] aPs 97:11, 12; Is 9:3; Ac 14:17
[8] IOr at the same time aJb 11:19; Ps 3:5 bLv 25:18; Dt 12:10; Ps 16:9


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David prayeth for audience.

1 ¶ [[To 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.

[1] Ex 34:6; 1S 17:37; 19:11; 23:26; Jb 36:16; Ps 6:1; 11:7; 18:18; 24:5; 31:8; 40:1; 41:12; 56:1; 57:1; 67:1; 76:1; 86:3; 116:6, 16; 119:75, 132; 143:2; Is 45:24; Jr 23:6; Hab 3:19; 1Co 1:30; 2Co 1:8, 10; 5:20.

He reproveth and exhorteth his enemies.

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? Selah. 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: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah. 5 Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.

[2] Ex 10:3; Nu 14:11; 1S 12:21; Ps 2:1; 3:3; 5:6; 14:6; 57:4; 58:1, 3; 63:11; 72:2; 106:20; Pv 1:22; Ec 8:11; 9:3; Is 20:5; 45:17; 59:4; Jr 2:5, 11; 9:3; Ho 4:7; Jna 2:8; 1Co 1:31; Ep 4:25.
[3] Ex 33:16; Ps 34:15; 55:16; 56:9; 91:14; Jn 15:16; Ep 2:10; 2Th 2:13; 2Ti 2:19; Tit 2:14; 1P 2:9; 2P 2:9.
[4] Jb 28:28; Ps 2:11; 3:2, 4; 33:8; 46:10; 63:6; 77:6; 119:161; Pv 3:7; 16:6, 17; Jr 5:22; Hab 2:20; 2Co 13:5; Ep 4:26.
[5] Dt 33:19; 2S 15:12; Ps 2:12; 26:1; 37:3; 50:14; 51:19; 62:8; 84:11; Is 1:11; 26:3; 50:10; 61:8; Mal 1:8, 11; Mt 5:23; He 13:15; 1P 4:19.

Man's happiness is in God's favour.

6 [There be] many that say, Who will shew 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.

[6] Nu 6:26; Ps 21:6; 39:6; 42:5; 44:3; 49:16; 67:1; 80:1, 7, 19; 89:15; 119:135; Ec 2:3; Is 55:2; Lk 12:19; 16:19; Jm 4:13; 5:1.
[7] Jg 9:27; Ps 37:4; 43:4; 63:2; 92:4; So 1:4; Is 9:3; Jr 48:33; 1P 1:8.
[8] Lv 25:18; 26:5; Dt 12:10; 33:27; Jb 11:18; Ps 3:5; 16:8; Pv 3:24; Ezk 34:25; Ho 2:18; Ro 8:35; 1Th 4:13; 5:10; Rv 14:13.


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