O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah.
 But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for himself: the LORD will hear when I call unto him.
 Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.
 Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.
4:1 God of my righteousness: God is a righteous God. The Psalmist begins with a declaration that God is a righteous God. All of a person's righteousness is found in God alone. The psalmist is facing a very pressing need, but his confidence in God Almighty remains resolute and determined.
4:3 Set apart him: God has His hand upon those whom He has set apart He watches over them and listens to them.
4:4 Stand in awe, and sin not: Paul quotes these words in Ephesians 4:26. The exhortation is simply that we ought not to allow anger or anxiety to eat away our trust and confidence in the LORD. put your trust in the LORD: The psalmist calls on his neighbors to put their faith in God (Psalm 67).