David prayeth for audience.
Psalms 4:1 To the Overseer with Stringed Instruments.A Psalm of David. In my calling answer Thou me, O God of my righteousness. In adversity Thou gavest enlargement to me; Favour me, and hear my prayer.
He reproveth and exhorteth his enemies.
Psalms 4:2 Sons of men! till when [is] my glory for shame? Ye love a vain thing, ye seek a lie. Selah. Psalms 4:3 And know ye that Jehovah Hath separated a saintly one to Himself. Jehovah heareth in my calling to Him. Psalms 4:4 'Tremble ye, and do not sin;' Say ye [thus] in your heart on your bed, And be ye silent. Selah. Psalms 4:5 Sacrifice ye sacrifices of righteousness, And trust ye unto Jehovah.
Man's happiness is in God's favour.
Psalms 4:6 Many are saying, 'Who doth show us good?' Lift on us the light of Thy face, O Jehovah, Psalms 4:7 Thou hast given joy in my heart, From the time their corn and their wine Have been multiplied. Psalms 4:8 In peace together I lie down and sleep, For Thou, O Jehovah, alone, In confidence dost cause me to dwell!