Psalms 3

O Lord, how many are my foes! Many are rising against me; 2 many are saying of my soul, there is no salvation for him in God. Selah 3  But you, O Lord, are a shield about me, my glory and the lifter of my head. 4  I cried aloud to the Lord and he answered me from his holy hill. Selah. 5 I lay down and slept; I woke again, for the Lord sustained me. 6  I will not be afraid of many thousands of people who have set themselves against me all around. 7  Arise, O Lord! Save me, O my God! For you strike all my enemies on the cheek; you break the teeth of the wicked. 8 Salvation belongs to the Lord; your blessing be on your people!

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