The earth was cursed, man died spiritually and for a brief season Satan has taken the reins of power and become the prince of the power of the air.. and the god of this age. [ a]For the choir director; on stringed instruments. 6 Many are saying, “(R)Who will show us anything good?”(S)Lift up the light of Your face upon us, Lord!7 You have put (T)joy in my heart,More than when their grain and new wine are abundant.8 In peace I will [j]both (U)lie down and sleep,For You alone, Lord, have me (V)dwell in safety. A Psalm of David, when [ a]he fled from his son Absalom. Psalm 4: In Hebrew texts 4:1-8 is numbered 4:2-9.Answer me when I call to you, my righteous God. {To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm of David.} Psalm 8:4, NLT: "what are mere mortals that you should think about them, human beings that you should care for them?" Psalms 4 PSALM 4 Evening Prayer of Trust in God. For the choir director; on stringed instruments. 7You have put joy in my heart, More than when their grain and new wine are abundant. 4:1 Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! Psalm 2 Psalm 4 Psalm 3 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Morning Prayer of Trust in God. 8In peace I will [j]both lie down and sleep, For You alone, LORD, have me dwell in safety. [a] PSALM 4Title I.e., Belonging to the choir director’s anthology[b] 1 I.e., who maintains my right[c] 1 Lit made room for[d] 2 Or glory[e] 3 Another reading is dealt wonderfully with[f] 4 I.e., with anger or fear[g] 4 Or but[h] 4 Lit Speak[i] 5 Or righteous sacrifices[j] 8 Or at the same time, [h]Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. (1-5) God's favour is happiness. Think about it overnight and remain silent. More than when their grain and new wine are abundant. Selah 7You have put joy in my heart, More than when their grain and new wine are abundant. 1 (To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm of David.) Psalm 4:2 Or seek lies; Psalm 4:2 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 4. Many students of the psalms have recognized that Psalm 4is very closely akin to Psalm 3 in both subject matter and structure. Selah Psalm 4 – Talking to God and Men. 7You have put joy in my heart, More than when their grain and new wine are abundant. With stringed instruments. 6Many are saying, “Who will show us anything good?” Lift up the light of Your face upon us, LORD! Selah Selah Selah Psalm 4 - To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. 6Many are saying, “Who will show us anything good?” Lift up the light of Your face upon us, LORD! Psalm 4:1 In Hebrew texts 4:1-8 is numbered 4:2-9. 6Many are saying, “Who will show us anything good?” Lift up the light of Your face upon us, LORD! New American Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1960, 1971, 1977, 1995, 2020 by The Lockman Foundation. 6Many are saying, “Who will show us anything good?” Lift up the light of Your face upon us, LORD! 8In peace I will [j]both lie down and sleep, For You alone, LORD, have me dwell in safety. 2 O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into … 4 1 Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer. (6-8) 1-5 Hear me for thy mercy-sake, is our best plea. 4[f]Tremble, [g]and do not sin; [h]Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. For the choir director; on stringed instruments. 7You have put joy in my heart, More than when their grain and new wine are abundant. 4[f]Tremble, [g]and do not sin; [h]Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. You have relieved me in [my] distress; Have mercy on me, and hear my prayer. 5 Then He will speak to them in His anger And terrify them in His fury, saying, 6 “But as for Me, I have installed My King Upon Zion, My holy mountain.” 7 “I will surely tell of the decree of the LORD: He said to Me, ‘You are My Son, 4:4-5 There is a series of commands whereby the psalmist suggests how his opponents (i.e., "sons of men," Ps. A psalm of David. With stringed instruments. 5Offer [i]the sacrifices of righteousness, And trust in the LORD. With stringed instruments. [a] PSALM 4Title I.e., Belonging to the choir director’s anthology[b] 1 I.e., who maintains my right[c] 1 Lit made room for[d] 2 Or glory[e] 3 Another reading is dealt wonderfully with[f] 4 I.e., with anger or fear[g] 4 Or but[h] 4 Lit Speak[i] 5 Or righteous sacrifices[j] 8 Or at the same time, 6Many are saying, “Who will show us anything good?” Lift up the light of Your face upon us, LORD! 4 (A)Answer me when (B)I call, God [b]of my righteousness!You have [c](C)relieved me in my distress;Be (D)gracious to me and (E)hear my prayer. 1 Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! Give me relief from my distress; have mercy on me and hear my prayer. New American Standard Bible (NASB). 2 You sons of man, how long will (F)my [d]honor be treated as (G)an insult?How long will you love (H)what is worthless and strive for a (I)lie? NASB, MacArthur Study Bible, Large Print: Holy Bible, New American Standard Bible, NASB, Classic Reference Bible, Red Letter Edition: The Perfect Choice for Word-for-Word Study of the Bible, NASB, Thinline Bible, Red Letter Edition, 1995 Text, Comfort Print, NASB, Super Giant Print Reference Bible, Red Letter Edition, 1995 Text, Comfort Print, NASB, Thinline Bible, Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, 1995 Text, Comfort Print, NASB, Zondervan NASB Study Bible, Red Letter Edition. How long will you love what is worthless and strive for a lie? [a] PSALM 4 Title I.e., Belonging to the choir director’s anthology [b] 1 I.e., who maintains my right [c] 1 Lit made room for [d] 2 Or glory [e] 3 Another reading is dealt wonderfully with [f] 4 I.e., with anger or fear [g] 4 Or but [h] 4 Lit Speak [i] 5 Or righteous sacrifices [j] 8 Or at the same time [a] PSALM 4Title I.e., Belonging to the choir director’s anthology[b] 1 I.e., who maintains my right[c] 1 Lit made room for[d] 2 Or glory[e] 3 Another reading is dealt wonderfully with[f] 4 I.e., with anger or fear[g] 4 Or but[h] 4 Lit Speak[i] 5 Or righteous sacrifices[j] 8 Or at the same time, Be gracious to me and hear my prayer. An Evening Prayer of Trust in God. I.e., Belonging to the choir director’s anthology. Selah3 But know that the Lord has [e](J)set apart the (K)godly person for Himself;The Lord (L)hears when I call to Him. Selah 7You have put joy in my heart, More than when their grain and new wine are abundant. Give now. 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