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From the Great Bible, 1540 edition (known as Cranmer's Bible). Set in the Book of Common Prayer, 1662, for Morning Prayer on the 1st day of the month.

PSALM 4. Cum invocarem.

  1. Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast set me at liberty when I was in trouble; have mercy upon me, and hearken unto my prayer.
  2. O ye sons of men, how long will ye blaspheme mine honour, and have such pleasure in vanity, and seek after falsehood?
  3. Know this also, that the Lord hath chosen to himself the man that is godly; when I call upon the Lord he will hear me.
  4. Stand in awe, and sin not; commune with your own heart, and in your chamber, and be still.
  5. Offer the sacrifice of righteousness, and put your trust in the Lord.
  6. There be many that say, Who will show us any good?
  7. Lord, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.
  8. Thou hast put gladness in my heart; yea, more than when their corn and wine and oil increase.
  9. I will lay me down in peace, and take my rest; for it is thou, Lord, only, that makest me dwell in safety.

From the Vulgate:

  1. Invocante me exaudi me Deus iustitiae meae in tribulatione dilatasti mihi miserere mei et exaudi orationem meam
  2. Filii viri usquequo incliti mei ignominiose diligitis vanitatem quaerentes mendacium semper
  3. Et cognoscite quoniam mirabilem reddidit Dominus sanctum suum Dominus exaudiet cum clamavero ad eum
  4. Irascimini et nolite peccare loquimini in cordibus vestris super cubilia vestra et tacete semper
  5. Sacrificate sacrificium iustitiae et fidite in Domino multi dicunt quis ostendit nobis bonum
  6. Leva super nos lucem vultus tui Domine dedisti laetitiam in corde meo
  7. In tempore frumentum et vinum eorum multiplicata sunt
  8. In pace simul requiescam et dormiam
  9. Quia tu Domine specialiter securum habitare fecisti me

The psalm in either case may be followed by the Gloria Patri.