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World English Bible

Psalm 3 (WEBP)

[1] Yahweh, how my adversaries have increased! Many are those who rise up against me.
[2] Many there are who say of my soul, “There is no help for him in God.” Selah.
[3] But you, Yahweh, are a shield around me, my glory, and the one who lifts up my head.
[4] I cry to Yahweh with my voice, and he answers me out of his holy hill. Selah.
[5] I laid myself down and slept. I awakened, for Yahweh sustains me.
[6] I will not be afraid of tens of thousands of people who have set themselves against me on every side.
[7] Arise, Yahweh! Save me, my God! For you have struck all of my enemies on the cheek bone. You have broken the teeth of the wicked.
[8] Salvation belongs to Yahweh. May your blessing be on your people. Selah.

Psalm 3:2 The Hebrew word rendered “God” is “אֱלֹהִ֑ים” (Elohim).

Scripture quotations are taken from The World English Bible™ of, 2020 stable text edition. It is in the public domain.

King James w/Strong’s #s

Psalm 3 (KJVS)

[1] «A Psalm of David , when he fled () from Absalom his son .» LORD , how are they increased () that trouble me! many [are] they that rise up () against me.
[2] Many [there be] which say () of my soul , [There is] no help for him in God . Selah .
[3] But thou, O LORD , [art] a shield for me; my glory , and the lifter up () of mine head .
[4] I cried () unto the LORD with my voice , and he heard () me out of his holy hill . Selah .
[5] I laid me down () and slept (); I awaked (); for the LORD sustained () me.
[6] I will not be afraid () of ten thousands of people , that have set () [themselves] against me round about .
[7] Arise (), O LORD ; save () me, O my God : for thou hast smitten () all mine enemies () [upon] the cheek bone ; thou hast broken () the teeth of the ungodly .
[8] Salvation [belongeth] unto the LORD : thy blessing [is] upon thy people . Selah .

Young’s Literal Translation

Psalm 3 (YLT)

[1] Jehovah, how have my distresses multiplied! Many are rising up against me.
[2] Many are saying of my soul, ‘There is no salvation for him in God.’ Selah.
[3] And Thou, O Jehovah, art a shield for me, My honour, and lifter up of my head.
[4] My voice is unto Jehovah: I call: And He answereth me from his holy hill, Selah.
[5] I-I have lain down, and I sleep, I have waked, for Jehovah sustaineth me.
[6] I am not afraid of myriads of people, That round about they have set against me.
[7] Rise, O Jehovah! save me, my God. Because Thou hast smitten All mine enemies on the cheek. The teeth of the wicked Thou hast broken.
[8] Of Jehovah is this salvation; On Thy people is Thy blessing! Selah.