Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Darby Translation

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

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.

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

Context Readings

A Night Prayer

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, Yahweh alone, make me live in safety. For the Chief Musician, with the flutes. A Psalm by David.


Cross References

Psalm 3:5

I laid myself down and slept. I awakened; for Yahweh sustains me.

Leviticus 25:18-19

"'Therefore you shall do my statutes, and keep my ordinances and do them; and you shall dwell in the land in safety.

Leviticus 26:5

Your threshing shall reach to the vintage, and the vintage shall reach to the sowing time; and you shall eat your bread to the full, and dwell in your land safely.

Deuteronomy 12:10

But when you go over the Jordan, and dwell in the land which Yahweh your God causes you to inherit, and he gives you rest from all your enemies around you, so that you dwell in safety;

Psalm 16:8-9

I have set Yahweh always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

Proverbs 3:24

When you lie down, you will not be afraid. Yes, you will lie down, and your sleep will be sweet.

Deuteronomy 33:27-29

The eternal God is [your] dwelling place. Underneath are the everlasting arms. He thrust out the enemy from before you, and said, 'Destroy!'

Job 11:18-19

You shall be secure, because there is hope. Yes, you shall search, and shall take your rest in safety.

Ezekiel 34:25

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

Hosea 2:18

In that day I will make a covenant for them with the animals of the field, and with the birds of the sky, and with the creeping things of the ground. I will break the bow, the sword, and the battle out of the land, and will make them lie down safely.

Romans 8:35-39

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Could oppression, or anguish, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?

1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

But we don't want you to be ignorant, brothers, concerning those who have fallen asleep, so that you don't grieve like the rest, who have no hope.

1 Thessalonians 5:10

who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him.

Revelation 14:13

I heard the voice from heaven saying, "Write, 'Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.'" "Yes," says the Spirit, "that they may rest from their labors; for their works follow with them."

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