Evening Prayer of Trust in God.

1 (a)For the choir director; on stringed instruments. A Psalm of David.
(A)Answer me when (B)I call, O God (b)of my righteousness!
You have (c)(C)relieved me in my distress;
Be (D)gracious to me and (E)hear my prayer.
O sons of men, how long will (F)my (d)honor become (G)a reproach?
How long will you love (H)what is worthless and aim at (I)deception? (e)Selah.
But know that the Lord has (f)(J)set apart the (K)godly man for Himself;
The Lord (L)hears when I call to Him.
(g)(M)Tremble, (h)(N)and do not sin;
(i)(O)Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.
Offer (j)the (P)sacrifices of righteousness,
And (Q)trust in the Lord.
Many are saying, “(R)Who will show us any good?”
(S)Lift up the light of Your countenance upon us, O Lord!
You have put (T)gladness in my heart,
More than when their grain and new wine abound.
In peace I will (k)both (U)lie down and sleep,
For You alone, O Lord, make me to (V)dwell in safety.


a. Psalm 4:1: ['I.e. Belonging to the choir director’s anthology']
b. Psalm 4:1: ['I.e. who maintains my right']
c. Psalm 4:1: ['Lit ', made room for]
d. Psalm 4:2: ['Or ', glory]
e. Psalm 4:2: [Selah, ' may mean: ', Pause, Crescendo, ' or ', Musical interlude]
f. Psalm 4:3: ['Another reading is ', dealt wonderfully with]
g. Psalm 4:4: ['I.e. with anger or fear']
h. Psalm 4:4: ['Or ', but]
i. Psalm 4:4: ['Lit ', Speak]
j. Psalm 4:5: ['Or ', righteous sacrifices]
k. Psalm 4:8: ['Or ', at the same time]

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