Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

In peace will I both lay me down and sleep; for thou, Jehovah, alone makest me to dwell in safety.

New American Standard Bible

In peace I will both lie down and sleep, For You alone, O LORD, make me to dwell in safety.

King James Version

I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety.

Holman Bible

I will both lie down and sleep in peace, for You alone, Lord, make me live in safety.

International Standard Version

I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, LORD, enable me to live securely. To the Director: For flutes. A Davidic Psalm

A Conservative Version

In peace I will both lay down and sleep, for thou, LORD, alone make me dwell in safety.

American Standard Version

In peace will I both lay me down and sleep; For thou, Jehovah, alone makest me dwell in safety.

Amplified

In peace I will both lie down and sleep, for You, Lord, alone make me dwell in safety and confident trust.

Bible in Basic English

I will take my rest on my bed in peace, because you only, Lord, keep me safe.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I will both lay me down in peace and sleep: for thou only, O LORD, dost make me to be confident.

Julia Smith Translation

In peace together shall I lie down, and I shall sleep: for thou Jehovah alone wilt cause me to dwell confidently.

King James 2000

I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for you, LORD, only make me dwell in safety.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In peace I will lie down and sleep {at once}, for you alone, O Yahweh, make me dwell safely.

Modern King James verseion

I will lie down, both in peace and in sleep. For You alone, Jehovah, make me dwell in safety.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will lay me down in peace, and take my rest; for it is thou, LORD, only that makest me dwell in safety.

NET Bible

I will lie down and sleep peacefully, for you, Lord, make me safe and secure.

New Heart English Bible

In peace I will both lay myself down and sleep, for you, the LORD alone, make me live in safety.

The Emphasized Bible

In peace, will I lay me down and at once sleep; for, thou, Yahweh alone, wilt cause me, in security, to dwell.

Webster

I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep; for thou only, LORD, makest me dwell in safety.

World English Bible

In peace I will both lay myself down and sleep, for you, Yahweh alone, make me live in safety. For the Chief Musician, with the flutes. A Psalm by David.

Youngs Literal Translation

In peace together I lie down and sleep, For Thou, O Jehovah, alone, In confidence dost cause me to dwell!

Verse Picture

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 4:8

References

Hastings

Images Psalm 4:8

Prayers for Psalm 4:8

Context Readings

A Night Prayer

7 Thou hast put joy in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their new wine was in abundance. 8 In peace will I both lay me down and sleep; for thou, Jehovah, alone makest me to dwell in safety.


Cross References

Psalm 3:5

I laid me down and slept; I awaked, for Jehovah sustaineth me.

Leviticus 25:18-19

And ye shall do my statutes, and observe mine ordinances and do them: thus shall ye dwell in your land securely.

Leviticus 26:5

and your threshing shall reach unto the vintage, and the vintage shall reach unto the sowing-time; and ye shall eat your bread to the full, and dwell in your land securely.

Deuteronomy 12:10

But when ye have gone over the Jordan, and dwell in the land which Jehovah your God causeth you to inherit, and when he hath given you rest from all your enemies round about, and ye dwell in safety,

Psalm 16:8-9

I have set Jehovah continually before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

Proverbs 3:24

when thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid, but thou shalt lie down and thy sleep shall be sweet.

Deuteronomy 33:27-29

Thy refuge is the God of old, And underneath are the eternal arms; And he shall drive out the enemy from before thee, And shall say, Destroy them!

Job 11:18-19

And thou shalt have confidence, because there shall be hope; and having searched about thee, thou shalt take rest in safety.

Ezekiel 34:25

And I will make with them a covenant of peace, and will cause evil beasts to cease out of the land; and they shall dwell in safety in the wilderness, and sleep in the woods.

Hosea 2:18

And I will make a covenant for them in that day with the beasts of the field, and with the fowl of the heavens, and the creeping things of the ground; and I will break bow and sword and battle out of the land; and I will make them to lie down safely.

Romans 8:35-39

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? tribulation or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?

1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

But we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them that are fallen asleep, to the end that ye be not grieved even as also the rest who have no hope.

1 Thessalonians 5:10

who has died for us, that whether we may be watching or sleep, we may live together with him.

Revelation 14:13

And I heard a voice out of the heaven saying, Write, Blessed the dead who die in the Lord from henceforth. Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; for their works follow with them.

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