Psalms 4:1-8 (King James & Complete Jewish Bible Versions)
KJV For the choir director: A psalm of David, to be accompanied by stringed instruments. Answer me when I call, O God who declares me innocent. Take away my distress. Have mercy on me and hear my prayer.
CJB 1 For the leader. With stringed instruments. A psalm of David: O
God, my vindicator! Answer me when I call! When I was distressed, you
set me free; now have mercy on me, and hear my prayer.
KJV 2 How long will you people ruin my reputation? How long will you make these groundless accusations? How long will you pursue lies? Interlude
CJB 2 Men of rank, how long will you shame my honor, love what is vain, chase after lies? (Selah)
KJV 3 You can be sure of this: The Lord has set apart the godly for himself. The Lord will answer when I call to him.
CJB 3 Understand that ADONAI sets apart the godly person for himself; ADONAI will hear when I call to him.
KJV 4 Don’t sin by letting anger gain control over you. Think about it overnight and remain silent. Interlude
CJB 4 You can be angry, but do not sin! Think about this as you lie in bed, and calm down. (Selah)
KJV 5 Offer proper sacrifices, and trust in the Lord.
CJB 5 Offer sacrifices rightly, and put your trust in ADONAI.
KJV 6 Many people say, “Who will show us better times?” Let the smile of your face shine on us, Lord.
CJB 6 Many ask, ‘Who can show us some good?’ ADONAI, lift the light of your face over us!
KJV 7 You have given me greater joy than those who have abundant harvests of grain and wine.
CJB 7 You have filled my heart with more joy than all their grain and new wine.
KJV 8 I will lie down in peace and sleep, for you alone, O Lord, will keep me safe.
CJB 8 I will lie down and sleep in peace; for, ADONAI, you alone make me live securely.
Stay Blessed and do have a blessed week. Amen.