New Heart English Bible
1[For the Chief Musician; on stringed instruments. A Psalm by David.] Answer me when I call, God of my righteousness. You set me free in my distress. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.
2You sons of man, how long will you shame my honor, love what is worthless, chase after a lie? Selah.
3But know that the LORD works wonders for his faithful one; the LORD will hear when I call to him.
4Be angry, but do not sin. Ponder in your heart, but be at rest on your bed. Selah.
5Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.
6Many say, "Who will show us any good?" LORD, lift up the light of your face upon us.
7You have put gladness in my heart, more than when their grain and wine and oil abound.
8In peace I will both lay myself down and sleep, for you alone, LORD, make me live in safety.