A Night Prayer
For the choir director: with stringed instruments. #Ps 6 titleIs 38:20Hab 3:19 A Davidic psalm.
1Answer me when I call,
God, who vindicates me. # Or God of my righteousness #Ps 7:8|NoBook| 26:1|NoBook| 35:24
You freed me from affliction; #Ps 25:17|NoBook| 107:6
be gracious to me and hear my prayer.
2How long, exalted men, will my honor be insulted? #Ps 69:7-10
How long will you love what is worthless #Ps 12:2
and pursue a lie?Selah
3Know that the Lord has set apart
the faithful for Himself;
the Lord will hear when I call to Him.
4Be angry # Or Tremble and do not sin; #Eph 4:26
on your bed, reflect in your heart and be still. #Ps 77:6|NoBook| 119:55Selah
5Offer sacrifices in righteousness # Or Offer right sacrifices ; lit Sacrifice sacrifices of righteousness #Dt 33:19Ps 51:19
and trust in the Lord. #Ps 37:3|NoBook| 62:8
6Many are saying, “Who can show us anything good? ”
Look on us with favor, Lord. #Ps 80:3
7You have put more joy in my heart
than they have when their grain and new wine abound. #Is 9:3
8I will both lie down and sleep in peace, #Ps 3:5
for You alone, Lord, make me live in safety. #Lv 25:18Dt 12:10Jr 32:37Ezk 34:25