I lie down and sleep;(A)
    I wake again,(B) because the Lord sustains me.

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In peace(A) I will lie down and sleep,(B)
    for you alone, Lord,
    make me dwell in safety.(C)

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In vain you rise early
    and stay up late,
toiling for food(A) to eat—
    for he grants sleep(B) to[a] those he loves.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 127:2 Or eat— / for while they sleep he provides for

12 The sleep of a laborer is sweet,
    whether they eat little or much,
but as for the rich, their abundance
    permits them no sleep.(A)

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