For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm of David.
1 Answer mep when I call to you,
my righteous God.
Give me relief from my distress;q
have mercyr on me and hear my prayer.s
2 How long will you people turn my gloryt into shame?u
How long will you love delusions and seek false godsb?c v
3 Know that the Lord has set apart his faithful servantw for himself;
the Lord hearsx when I call to him.
when you are on your beds,z
search your hearts and be silent.
5 Offer the sacrifices of the righteous
and trust in the Lord.a
6 Many, Lord, are asking, “Who will bring us prosperity?”
Let the light of your face shine on us.b
when their grain and new winee abound.
8 In peacef I will lie down and sleep,g
for you alone, Lord,
make me dwell in safety.h
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