Parallel Verses

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

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.

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 [and with a tranquil heart] I will both lie down and sleep,
For You alone, O Lord, 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.

Darby Translation

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

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

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Hastings

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Context Readings

A Night Prayer

7 You have given me more joy in my heart than at harvest times, when grain and wine abound. 8 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


Cross References

Psalm 3:5

I lie down and sleep, I wake up, because the LORD sustains me.

Leviticus 25:18-19

"Observe my statutes and keep my ordinances. Do them so that you may live securely in the land.

Leviticus 26:5

Threshing will extend to the time of vintage and the vintage will extend to the time of sowing, so that you'll eat your bread to your satisfaction and live securely in your land.

Deuteronomy 12:10

But after you have crossed the Jordan River and settled in the land that the Lord your God is giving you to inherit, and after you have received relief from the enemies around you and are living securely,

Psalm 16:8-9

I have set the LORD before me continuously; because he stands at my right hand, I will stand firm.

Proverbs 3:24

When you sit down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be pleasant.

Deuteronomy 33:27-29

The God of old is a dwelling place, with everlasting arms underneath. He drove out your enemies before you and said: "Destroy them!'

Job 11:18-19

You'll be secure, because there is hope; you'll see that you're at rest and safe.

Ezekiel 34:25

"I'm going to enter into a covenant with them, one of peace, and I'll eliminate wild beasts from the land so they can live securely in the wilderness and sleep in the forests.

Hosea 2:18

I will make a covenant with them at that time, a covenant with the wild animals of the field, with the birds of the air, and with the creatures of the ground. I will banish the battle bow, the sword, and war from the earth. I will cause my people to lie down where it is safe.

Romans 8:35-39

Who will separate us from the Messiah's love? Can trouble, distress, persecution, hunger, nakedness, danger, or a violent death do this?

1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

But we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, about those who have died, so that you may not grieve like other people who have no hope.

1 Thessalonians 5:10

who died for us in order that, whether we are awake or asleep, we may live together with him.

Revelation 14:13

I heard a voice from heaven say, "Write this: How blessed are the dead, that is, those who die in the Lord from now on!" "Yes," says the Spirit. "Let them rest from their labors, for their actions follow them."

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