1 Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness:

thou hast set me at liberty, when I was in distress:

have mercy upon me, and hearken unto my prayer.

2 O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory

into shame, loving vanity, and seeking lies? Selah.

3 For be ye sure that the Lord hath chosen to

himself a godly man, the Lord will hear when I call

unto him.

4 Tremble and sin not: examine your own heart

upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

5 Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and trust

in the Lord.

6 Many say, Who will show us any good? but

Lord, lift up the light of thy countenance upon us.

7 Thou hast given me more joy of heart, than

they have had, when their wheat and their wine did


8 I will lay me down, and also sleep in peace: for

thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety.

Reference: 1599 Geneva Bible

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