Psalm Lyrics
"I Will Both Lay Me Down in Peace and Sleep"

Psalm lyrics Psalm 8:4.

This simple and beautiful song and round to the words "I Will Both Lay Me Down in Peace & Sleep" has brought me great comfort on a few occasions, reminding me not to worry.

Psalm lyrics to Psalm 4:8. A piano arrangement of this comforting Bible verse.

Please scroll down the page for the sheet music PDF links.

Here is an iPhone video to allow you hear what this music sounds like:


Here is a closeup look at this page:

Closeup look at piano arrangement of Psalm 4 verse 8, with broken chords in the left hand.

The melody and repeated chords are fairly simple, and if it seems a bit hard, you can use the chord symbols to figure out a left hand part.

The second half of the song is really just a repeat of the first half, with a bit fuller sound in the right hand:


Please scroll down the page for the sheet music PDF links.

The song ends on the DOMINANT chord harmony - rather unusual, but it works in this song, especially if you slowly draw out the final measure's notes.

The melody works as a two part round! 

Begin part two when the first singer sings the final note of line one; the "-ly" of the word "on - ly". 

Here is the same key for guitar players, with guitar tabs to learn the melody:


Please scroll down the page for the sheet music PDF links.

Take a look at a close-up of the guitar arrangement:

A closeup look at the guitar tabs for the psalm song

Please scroll down the page for the sheet music PDF links.

Here are the lyrics in a block of text, including permission from the creator of  SingTheBibleStory.com to copy, paste, and use in your church or meeting on an overhead projector, computer, bulletin, or the like:

I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep... for Thou Lord only

Mak'st me dwell in safety.      Psalm 4 verse 8.


Used by permission from SingTheBibleStory.com





The links for the sheet music PDFs:


Download Psalm lyrics "I Will Both Lay Me Down and Sleep" for piano


Download Psalm song lyrics and guitar tabs and chords






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