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World English Bible

Psalm 4 (WEBP)

[1] Answer me when I call, God of my righteousness. Give me relief from my distress. Have mercy on me, and hear my prayer.
[2] You sons of men, how long shall my glory be turned into dishonor? Will you love vanity and seek after falsehood? Selah.
[3] But know that Yahweh has set apart for himself him who is godly; Yahweh will hear when I call to him.
[4] Stand in awe, and don’t sin. Search your own heart on your bed, and be still. Selah.
[5] Offer the sacrifices of righteousness. Put your trust in Yahweh.
[6] Many say, “Who will show us any good?” Yahweh, let the light of your face shine on us.
[7] You have put gladness in my heart, more than when their grain and their new wine are increased.
[8] In peace I will both lay myself down and sleep, for you alone, Yahweh, make me live in safety.

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 4 (KJVS)

[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 .
[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 .
[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 .

Young’s Literal Translation

Psalm 4 (YLT)

[1] In my calling answer Thou me, O God of my righteousness. In adversity Thou gavest enlargement to me; Favour me, and hear my prayer.
[2] Sons of men! till when is my glory for shame? Ye love a vain thing, ye seek a lie. Selah.
[3] And know ye that Jehovah Hath separated a saintly one to Himself. Jehovah heareth in my calling to Him.
[4] ‘Tremble ye, and do not sin;’ Say ye thus in your heart on your bed, And be ye silent. Selah.
[5] Sacrifice ye sacrifices of righteousness, And trust ye unto Jehovah.
[6] Many are saying, ‘Who doth show us good?’ Lift on us the light of Thy face, O Jehovah,
[7] Thou hast given joy in my heart, From the time their corn and their wine Have been multiplied.
[8] In peace together I lie down and sleep, For Thou, O Jehovah, alone, In confidence dost cause me to dwell!