Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Psalms 4:8


I will lie down and sleep peacefully, 1  for you, Lord, make me safe and secure. 2 


Le 25:18,19; Le 26:5; De 12:10; De 33:27-29; Job 11:18,19; Ps 3:5; Ps 16:8; Pr 3:24; Eze 34:25; Ho 2:18; Ro 8:35-39; 1Th 4:13,14; 1Th 5:10; Re 14:13

NET © Notes

tn Heb “in peace at the same time I will lie down and sleep.”

tn Heb “for you, Lord, solitarily, securely make me dwell.” The translation understands לְבָדָד (lÿvadad) as modifying the verb; the Lord keeps enemies away from the psalmist so that he is safe and secure. Another option is to take לְבָדָד with what precedes and translate, “you alone, Lord, make me secure.”

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