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The first book of Psalms, song 3, King James Version

Psalm 3

   A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son.
   1 LORD, how are they increased that trouble me! many are they that rise up against me.
   2 Many there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah.
   3 But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.
   4 I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah.
   5 I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the LORD sustained me.
   6 I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people, that have set themselves against me round about.
   7 Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God: for thou hast smitten all mine enemies upon the cheek bone; thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly.
   8 Salvation belongeth unto the LORD: thy blessing is upon thy people. Selah.

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