Psalm 37

Psalm 37

1: Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.

2: For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.

3: Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.

4: Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

5: Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.

6: And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday.

7: Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who

prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

8: Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.

9: For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

10: For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be.

11: But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

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12: The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth.

13: The Lord shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming.

14: The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as be of upright conversation.

15: Their sword shall enter into their own heart, and their bows shall be broken.

16: A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.

17: For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the LORD upholdeth the righteous.

18: The LORD knoweth the days of the upright: and their inheritance shall be for ever.

19: They shall not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.

20: But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the LORD shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume; into smoke shall they consume away.

21: The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.

22: For such as be blessed of him shall inherit the earth; and they that be cursed of him shall be cut off.

23: The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.

24: Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand.

25: I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.

26: He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed.

27: Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.

28: For the LORD loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.

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29: The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.

30: The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.

31: The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.

32: The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him.

33: The LORD will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged.

34: Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.

35: I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.

36: Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.

37: Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.

38: But the transgressors shall be destroyed together: the end of the wicked shall be cut off.

39: But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble.

40: And the LORD shall help them and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him.

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not fretting because of evildoers

not envious against the workers of iniquity

trusting in the LORD, and doing good

dwelling in the land, and being fed

delighting myself in the LORD

given the desires of my heart

committing my way unto the LORD

having my righteousness & judgment brought forth as light

resting in the LORD

waiting patiently for God

not fretting because of others who prosper making wicked devices

ceasing from anger

forsaking wrath

not fretting myself in any wise to do evil

waiting upon the LORD, inheriting the earth

meek, inheriting the earth

delighting in the abundance of peace

righteous and the LORD upholdeth me

upright and the LORD knoweth my days

assured of an inheritance that shall be for ever

not ashamed in the evil time

satisfied in the days of famine

blessed of God and shall inherit the earth

taking steps that are ordered by the LORD

delighting in God’s way

not utterly cast down when I fall: for the LORD upholdeth me with his hand

not forsaken, nor my seed begging bread

ever merciful, and lendeth; and my seed is blessed

departed from evil, and doing good; so as to dwell for evermore

not forsaken; I am preserved for ever

inheriting the land, and dwelling therein for ever

speaking wisdom, and my tongue talketh of judgment

with the law of my God in my heart; none of my steps shall slide

not left of God, nor condemned by him when I am judged

waiting on the LORD, and keeping his way, and exalted to inherit the land

upright: and my end is peace

righteous and my salvation is of the LORD

assured that God is my strength in the time of trouble

helped and delivered by the LORD

trusting in the LORD and am delivered from the wicked, and saved

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