For the choir director: with stringed instruments.g A psalm of David.
You freed me from affliction;i
be gracious to me and hear my prayer.
2 How long, exalted ones,B will my honor be insulted?j
How long will you love what is worthlessk
and pursue a lie?
3 Know that the Lord has set apart
the faithful for himself;
the Lord will hear when I call to him.
reflect in your heart while on your bed and be silent.m
5 Offer sacrifices in righteousnessD,n
and trust in the Lord.o
6 Many are asking, “Who can show us anything good?”
Let the light of your face shine on us, Lord.p
7 You have put more joy in my heart
than they have when their grain and new wine abound.q
8 I will both lie down and sleep in peace,r
for you alone, Lord, make me live in safety.s
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