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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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NEW WORLD TRANSLATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES (1984 EDITION) See 2013 revision

Psalms 4:1-8

To the director on stringed instruments.+ A melody of David. 4  When I call, answer me, O my righteous God.+ In the distress you must make broad space for me. Show me favor+ and hear my prayer.   YOU sons of men,* how long must my glory+ be for insult, [While] YOU keep loving empty things, [While] YOU keep seeking to find a lie? Se′lah.   So take knowledge that Jehovah will certainly distinguish his loyal one;*+ Jehovah himself will hear when I call to him.+   BE agitated, but do not sin.+ Have YOUR say in YOUR heart, upon YOUR bed,+ and keep silent. Se′lah.   Sacrifice the sacrifices of righteousness,+ And trust in Jehovah.+   There are many saying: “Who will show us good?” Lift up the light of your face upon us,+ O Jehovah.   You will certainly give a rejoicing in my heart+ Greater than in the time when their grain and their new wine have abounded.+   In peace I will both lie down and sleep,+ For you yourself alone, O Jehovah, make me dwell in security.+

Footnotes

“Men.” Heb., ʼish, evidently in a collective sense.
“Jehovah has made his man of loving-kindness [Vg, “his holy one”] wonderful,” LXX.