Psalm 4

1 Answer me when I call to you,     my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress;     have mercy on me and hear my prayer. 2 How long will you people turn my glory into shame?     How long will you love delusions and seek false gods[b]?[c] 3 Know that the Lord has set apart his faithful servant for himself;     the Lord hears when I call to him. …

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Psalm 3

A psalm of David. When he fled from his son Absalom. 1 Lord, how many are my foes!     How many rise up against me! 2 Many are saying of me,     “God will not deliver him.”[b] 3 But you, Lord, are a shield around me,     my glory, the One who lifts my head high. 4 I call out to the Lord,     and he …

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Psalm 2

Why do the nations conspire     and the peoples plot in vain? 2 The kings of the earth rise up     and the rulers band together     against the Lord and against his anointed, saying, 3 “Let us break their chains     and throw off their shackles.” 4 The One enthroned in heaven laughs;     the Lord scoffs at them. 5 He rebukes them in his anger     and terrifies them …

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Psalm 1

Psalm 1 1 Blessed is the one     who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take     or sit in the company of mockers, 2 but whose delight is in the law of the Lord,     and who meditates on his law day and night. 3 That person is like a tree planted by streams of water,     which yields its …

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